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Teriyaki Beef Jerky

Teriyaki Beef Jerky

By Traeger Kitchen

Beef jerky is the perfect protein to eat while hiking or watching the game. This teriyaki meat snack is chewy, smoky, and brings all the flavor.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

5 Hr




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
3 Cup soy sauce
2 Cup brown sugar
3 cloves garlic
1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled
1 Tablespoon toasted sesame seed oil
4 Pound skirt steak


  • 1

    In a blender or food processor, add the soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and oil, and mix well.

  • 2

    With a sharp knife on a cutting board, trim all the excess fat from the steak then slice, with the grain, into 1/4-inch-thick slices.

  • 3

    In a large resealable bag combine the marinade and steak. Place the bag in a bowl and refrigerate for at least 12 or up to 24 hours.

  • 4

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 165°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke, if available.

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 5

    Place the steak slices directly on the grill grates leaving a small gap in between each slice. Close the lid and smoke for 5 hours, until the jerky is dehydrated.

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C


    Super Smoke

  • 6

    Remove the jerky from the grill. Serve warm or cooled to room temperature. Enjoy!

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