What is your favorite beef jerky? Traditionally made by marinating and drying lean strips of meat, beef jerky has been a part of the American diet throughout history.
It has recently gained more popularity among health enthusiasts looking for something to munch on that is both tasty and convenient.
With the recent venture of chocolate giant Hershey into the beef jerky industry, we might also see an influx of new and exciting flavors soon. Wonder how M & M beef jerky would taste like? Until then, here is our list of our favorite beef jerky products for you to try out. Enjoy working those jaw muscles!
Roberston’s Real Beef Jerky
Roberston’s Real Beef Jerky is chewy and tasty, flavored with special seasoning and Hickory Smoke. Roberston’s uses only lean beef, so you get only all the protein of the meat and very little or no fat. Great snack when on a protein diet. $52.99 for 12 oz. container (excl. of shipping)
People’s Choice Beef Jerky – Old Fashioned – Original
People’s Choice Beef Jerky is a healthy, tasty, and peppery treat for beef jerky lovers from four generations of beef jerky experts. Flavorful pieces of dried beef slices that have no sugar, no carbs, and is 100% gluten-free. Each ounce has 16 grams of protein. Perfect for those who need a protein fix. $24.00 for 1 lb. bag / $6.00 for 2.5 oz bag (excl. of shipping)
People’s Choice Beef Jerky – Old Fashioned – Hot & Spicy
Another favorite from the same family behind People’s Choice Beef Jerky – Original. People’s Choice Beef Jerky – Hot & Spicy is wonderfully spicy and has just enough heat to make it distinct from the Original flavor. Each 1 oz. serving has 2.5 grams of fat, 15 grams of protein, and 90 calories in each serving, People’s Choice Beef Jerky – Hot & Spicy is the not only a healthy, tasty, and peppery treat for beef jerky lovers, but it is also a product of four generations of beef jerky experts. From a family-owned company that has been in the business for more than 87 years comes flavorful pieces of dried beef slices that have no sugar, no carbs, and is 100% gluten-free. Each ounce has 16 grams of protein. Perfect for every male who needs to satisfy a protein fix. $24.00 for 1 lb. bag / $6.00 for 2.5 oz bag (excl. of shipping)
People’s Choice Beef Jerky – Tasting Kitchen – Garlic Ginger
The family behind People’s Choice Beef Jerky always try to deliver the best-tasting jerky to everyone’s table. Made with soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and black as well as white sesame seeds, Garlic Ginger is ideal for people who crave the taste of the Korean favorite bulgogi, but are also looking for that chewy texture of beef jerky. Whole cuts of beef were sliced and deeply marinated in a handmade marinade for at least two and a half hours to come up with this limited-edition snack. $24.00 for 1 lb. bag /$6.00 for 2.5 oz. bag (excl. of shipping)
People’s Choice Beef Jerky – Carne Seca – Limón Con Chile
The diverse culinary tradition of Downtown Los Angeles is the inspiration for People’s Choice Beef Jerky Carne Seca line. Made with whole meat slices marinated in a blend of lemon juice powder, cracked red pepper, and guajillo chili powder, Limón Con Chile offers a burst of flavor at first bite. $24.00 for 1 lb. bag /$6.00 for 2/5 oz. bag (excl shipping)
People’s Choice Beef Jerky – Classic – Hot & Spicy
This is your original slab style jerky. Each 1 oz. serving is hot & spicy, chewy, steak-like, and packed with 9 grams of protein. If you want a healthy snack with some heat, grab a bag of People’s Choice Beef Jerky Big Slab from its Classic line. $6 – 3 oz. / $28.00 – 1.5 lb.
Scorpion XXX Beef Jerky (Trinidad Moruga Scorpion)
If you like beef jerky that has a kick, you’ll enjoy Scorpion XXX Beef Jerky. Juicy, smoky, and salty, this beef jerky is right up there on the heat scale. It is thin and tender and best of all, it is gluten-free. Be sure to have a drink next to you when you snack on this. $29.97 – 3 pack
Kalahari Biltong – Prosciutto Style Sliced Beef
If you are looking for a paleo, gluten-free, low-carb snack, Kalahari Biltong’s version of beef jerky might be what you need. It’s not as thick as traditional beef jerky, but it is definitely full of the traditional beef jerky flavor with the right hint of spiciness to make you reach for more. $8.15 – 1 pack.
Oklahoma Jerky Company – Old Fashioned Peppered Beef Jerky
Oklahoma Jerky Company’s beef jerky uses a time-tested recipe so that everyone can enjoy beef jerky in a classic way. This beef jerky is dry, tough, and flavorful – like jerky is supposed to be. Choose your favorite from 7 flavors: fajita, garlic, hickory, hot, jalapeno, peppered, and teriyaki. $41.99 – 5 packs
Golden Island Korean BBQ Pork
If you’ve had Korean grilled pork, then you’ll like this jerky with the slightly smoky taste. It’s sweet, tender, and has bold flavors of sesame and spices. Made with pork, Golden Island Korean BBQ Pork still has the same texture as beef jerky but is easier on those jaw muscles. $14.99 – 1 pack / $27.34 – 2 pack / $44.92 – 3 pack
Tillamook Country Smoker – Simply Crafted – Beef Jerky – Honey Glazed
If you think beef jerky and honey do not mix, think again. Tillamook’s Honey Glazed beef jerky has a nice sweet flavor with hints of a savory base and black pepper. It’s soft, tasty, and tender – perfect for jerky lovers who are looking for a different jerky experience. $16.99 – 10 oz.
Bricktown City Slicker Beef Jerky – Honey Pepper
Another soft and tender beef jerky for people who want some jerky, but none of the jaw workout. Flavored with brown sugar, apple juice, honey, lemon juice, and black pepper, Bricktown’s Honey Pepper beef jerky is moist and enjoyable. Bricktown also offers 13 other flavors including sweet bbq, spicy, and teriyaki. $7.99 – 3 oz. / $22.99 – 9 oz.
Traditional Biltong – Ayoba-Yo – Beef
It’s sugar-free and gluten-free. It is also high in protein. What makes this jerky different is that the meat is hand dried for fourteen days, making it naturally tender and easy to chew. The meat is thin and cut smaller than regular jerky which makes for a delightful munching experience. $ 8.99 – 2 oz.
Chef’s Cut – Real Steak Jerky – Original Recipe
Chef’s Cut Real Steak Jerky offers flavorful beef jerky that is moist and chewy you’ll end up eating the entire bag before you even realize it. This beef jerky has 12 grams of protein per serving, and just the right amount of saltiness to give it that traditional jerky taste. $25.95 – 14 oz.
Great for people who are on a keto or a low-carb diet. Keto Carne beef jerky is made with water, sea salt, spices, and garlic. It is gluten-free, soy-free, sugar-free, and all natural. With original or spicy flavors, Keto Carne will surely become one of your favorites, too. $26.99 – 9.6 oz.
Damn Good Beef Jerk – Zesty Habanero
Damn Good Beef Jerky is just that – darn right good! The moist tasteful meat comes in a 5-pound bag, but you will see the bottom of that bag before you know it. You start off tasting sweetness, but then you’ll start getting the heat as you munch along. $80 – 5 lbs.
Sweetwood Cattle Co. Beef Jerky 4-Flavor Variety
In an elegant black gift box, this 4-flavor variety from Sweetwood Cattle Co. is the perfect gift for beef jerky lovers. Each box comes with a 2 oz. individually wrapped beef jerky in original, hot, teriyaki, and peppered flavor. The jerky soft, easy to chew, and full of flavor. It costs $25.99.
Country Archer Jerky Spicy Beef Jerky – Variety Pack of 3
For beef jerky enthusiasts who like variation, this 3-pack offer from Country Archer is for you. Each pack features Crushed Red Pepper, Sweet Jalapeno, and Sriracha. Alternate flavors, or finish up one and move to the next. Moist and delicious, you’ll have to stop yourself from eating all three bags right away. $16.23 – pack
Biltong Jerky Snap Sticks – Spicy Peri-Peri Flavor
Snap the stick, pop it in your mouth, and experience a burst of flavor like never before. The biltong is made with very little fat and has less than 1 gram of sugar. These jerky sticks are so handy you can walk around and have your protein snack at the same time. $6.00 – 1 oz. bag
Black Label Beef Jerky – Alcohol Infused Sampler Gift
If you prefer jerky with your favorite alcoholic drink, then this would be a 2-in-1 treat for you! A 4-pack includes flavorful strips of beef in Draft Ale, Whiskey Straight, Chipotle Tequila, or Caribbean Rum. This Black Label snack is a great gift for the favorite male in your life. $39.95/pack.
Ass Kickin’ Beef Jerky – Habanero Pepper
For beef jerky lovers who like some heat in their meat. The 3-pack comes with individually wrapped 4-oz. packages. Aged and dried like traditional jerky, Ass Kickin’ Beef Jerky also comes with a healthy dose of habanero pepper for that tongue torching bite. Not for the faint-hearted. $28.00/pack.
Ass Kickin’ Beef Jerky – Carolina Reaper Pepper
Another tongue-torching snack from Ass Kickin’ Beef Jerky for everyone who is up to the challenge. The jerky is made with the highest quality top round beef and a deathly rubbing of Carolina Reaper Pepper, currently the hottest pepper in the world. (Don’t say we didn’t warn you!) $15.98 / pack
Buffalo Bills Maple Pepper Beef Jerky
Made with real maple syrup and fresh cracked bell pepper, Buffalo Bills Maple Pepper Beef Jerky has just the right combination of sweetness and spice. Have your fill of flavorful beef strips that are 1” to 5” in length. Also available in Hickory and Beer. $29.99 / pack
Wild Bill’s Black Peppered Beef Jerky
Made with top round beef and marinated in soy sauce, garlic, and cracked black pepper, Wild Bill’s Black Peppered Beef Jerky is 7” strips long of flavorful jerky. With only 1 carb and 50 calories per 1 oz. serving, we’d be surprised if this doesn’t make your beef jerky favorite list. $33.95 / pack.
Carnivore Candy Bacon Jerky – Spicy Sriracha Style
The perfect snack for bacon lovers who are also beef jerky fanatics. Made with 100% real bacon, Carnivore’s Candy Bacon Jerky is a wonderful artisan bacon jerky that everyone should try. We like the Spicy Sriracha flavor, so we’re glad each pack contains three bags!
Jack Link’s Small Batch Handcrafted Beef Jerky Triple Sampler Gift
Last, but certainly not any less in flavor. Each sample gift contains individual bags of 2.5 oz. jerky in Teriyaki, Original, or Peppered flavor. The perfect hunting companion or a snack after working out. Put a bag in a box for a Christmas, birthday, or Father’s Day gift!