Atwood's Peppered Micro-wave Jerky Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 6 tablespoons Demerara sugar
<br>- 3 tablespoons salt
<br>- 1 teaspoon curing salt (Prague powder #1)
<br>- 2 tablespoons crushed dried chile pepper
<br>- 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
<br>- 2 tablespoons garlic pepper seasoning
<br>- 1 tablespoon onion powder
<br>- 1 tablespoon finely ground juniper berries
<br>- 6 pounds beef round steak, cut into 6x1/2 inch strips
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a medium bowl, mix together the Demerara sugar, salt, curing salt, chile pepper, cayenne pepper, and juniper berries. Divide the mixture into 3 equal parts, and place each into its own bowl.
<br>step 2: Mix 2 pounds of meat strips into the mixture of each bowl until evenly coated with the spice mixture. Place all of the meat lengthwise into a large glass or plastic bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 3 days.
<br>step 3: Preheat the oven to 150 degrees F (65 degrees C). On a large plate, arrange 6 or 8 strips of meat at a time, and place in a microwave oven. Cook for 3 minutes on HIGH. Remove meat strips to a baking sheet, and keep in the warm oven for 3 to 4 hours, or until dry. Do not over dry, jerky should be chewy, not crispy.
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Ingredients
- 6 tablespoons Demerara sugar
- 3 tablespoons salt
- 1 teaspoon curing salt (Prague powder #1)
- 2 tablespoons crushed dried chile pepper
- 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
- 2 tablespoons garlic pepper seasoning
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon finely ground juniper berries
- 6 pounds beef round steak, cut into 6x1/2 inch strips

Directions
step 1: In a medium bowl, mix together the Demerara sugar, salt, curing salt, chile pepper, cayenne pepper, and juniper berries. Divide the mixture into 3 equal parts, and place each into its own bowl.
step 2: Mix 2 pounds of meat strips into the mixture of each bowl until evenly coated with the spice mixture. Place all of the meat lengthwise into a large glass or plastic bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 3 days.
step 3: Preheat the oven to 150 degrees F (65 degrees C). On a large plate, arrange 6 or 8 strips of meat at a time, and place in a microwave oven. Cook for 3 minutes on HIGH. Remove meat strips to a baking sheet, and keep in the warm oven for 3 to 4 hours, or until dry. Do not over dry, jerky should be chewy, not crispy.

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