Beef Jerky (Neuaw Sawan)

    6 hours 30 mins

    This beef snack is perfect for traveling. It goes well with sticky rice and some cut-up vegetables.


    Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon), Thailand
    1 person made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 1 kg beef, sirloin or another lean cut
    • 450 ml light soy sauce
    • 10 tablespoons palm sugar
    • 1 teaspoon white pepper, finely ground
    • 4 tablespoons coriander seeds, roughly crushed

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Extra time:3hr  ›  Ready in:6hr30min 

    1. Slice the beef across the grain as thin as possible.
    2. Mix the soy sauce, palm sugar, white pepper powder and crushed coriander seeds. Heat until sugar dissolves, if necessary. Let cool, if heated up.
    3. Marinate the beef slices in the marinade for at least a couple hours or overnight.
    4. Dry the drained off pieces of meat on cooling racks in the hot sun (about a day) or in an oven heated to 150ºC (about 1-3 hours, depending on thickness) until dry and leathery, turning occasionally.
    5. To serve, shred and deep-fry.

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    awesome! I marninate it over night and put it in the dehydrator the next day. Perfect everytime. I add a touch of fish sauce and sesame seeds and chili flakes  -  21 Jan 2016  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)