American Lamb Jerky


June 24, 2022

Recipe provided by Lamb Jerky -- How to Make Your Own Lamb Jerky (, courtesy of the American Lamb Board (American Lamb Jerky | American Lamb).

Prep time: 13 hours

  • Cook: 6 hrs


2-3 lbs Boneless leg of lamb, trim off all fat

1/3 cup Low sodium soy sauce

3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 1/2 tsp Onion powder

1 tsp Garlic powder

1 tbsp Oregano

1/2 tsp Freshly ground black pepper


1Place the trimmed American lamb in the freezer for about 1 hour to make it easier to slice. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together.

2Remove the lamb from the freezer and thinly slice so the grain is running lengthwise.

3Place a layer of slices in a 9×13 dish. Brush the seasoning over the lamb slices.

4Continue layering the meat and brushing the seasoning on. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight to marinate.

Dehydrator Option

1Place the marinated lamb slices on racks of a dehydrator and dehydrate at 145 degrees for 6 hours until dried and crispy.

Oven Option

1Heat oven to 175 degrees. Use convection option if you have it.

2Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and place a wire rack on top.

3Place the lamb slices on the rack in a single layer, do not overlap.

4Bake for 4 hours until dried and crispy.