Dehydrating Meat
Chicken, Beef, and Turkey

Meat, it's what's for dinner! :-)

click these too:
Chicken | Roast Beef | Turkey

Dehydrating meat that is pre-cooked and pre-sliced makes this task easy - we have the perfect way for dehydrating meat safely! -- Let's make lots of great stews and soups!

Meats are the building block of proteins for the body, and it's so easy to have your own dehydrated meats on hand.

Dehydrated Pre-cooked Chicken Slices

Meats can be preserved by smoke, freeze-dried, or cured by salt. But we're all about the 'easy' here as in 'easy'-food-dehydrating!

So for example, when preparing chicken for the family dinner, put some extra chicken in the cooking pot and save it to dehydrate later on!

Or as my brother says, "I'm saving it for Ron" - "late...R on" !!!

So let's get some cooked meat dehydrated NOW before inflation hits big time - and meat prices start escalating!

Dehydrating cooked meat is VERY easy to do!

(Important: While vegetables re-hydrate very well, I cannot say the same for meats. You may experience a more chewy texture than you'd like ... but it's better than not having any meat available at all, that is, unless you are a vegetarian. Feel free to experiment with longer re-hydrating times for less-chewy meat!)

What's The Ideal Temperature To Use for
Dehydrating Cooked Meats?

Cooked meats are best dehydrated at 160°F - but please consult your food dehydrator's owners manual for their specific instructions.

Preparation for Dehydrating Your Cooked Meats

Your meat is already cooked, so that's one step saved - so no further preparation is necessary. The best meats to use are choice cuts -- the tender cuts - so they won't be chewy or tough. The less fat on the meat, the better - as it's the fat in meat that causes the meat to go rancid.

Dehydrated meats are perfect to use in stews, soups, or in a Beef Stroganoff for example. Make sure the meat pieces are SMALL so they rehydrate more evenly.

Vacuum sealed dehydrated cooked meats can last up to 2 to 3 weeks at room temperature.

To maintain the quality of dehydrated meats, please refrigerate or store in the freezer until ready to use. Dehydrated meats will stay fresh for up to six months in the freezer -- without freezer burn!

~ ~ ~

One of our site visitors, Paul Bee, wants to add this:

"Go to the deli counter and get lean roast beef, turkey, or chicken and have them slice it about 1/16 inch thick. When you get home, slice it into strips and dehydrate. I use it for a quick snack or when camping. As mentioned by Susan, freeze it until you are ready to use within the time limit. Vacuum sealing keeps moisture from getting to the jerky."

-- Thanks, Paul, for writing in!

click these too:
Chicken | Roast Beef | Turkey

HOME > Go to Top of Dehydrating Meat

Wristrestopia wrist rest to ease CTS pain

Check us out on these fine channels:

Facebook Twitter Twitter RSS YouTube Google +1

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.
Visit Easy Food Dehydrating's profile on Pinterest.



Protected by Copyscape Web Plagiarism Detector

Copyright © 2010-2015
As a courtesy you must include a link to this site:
if or when you use ANY content in ANY way from it - Thank You!

FB LIKE above is

For individual pages, please click FB LIKE button at the bottom of the page you're on...
THANKS very much!

Don't Worry! Your email address is totally secure.
I promise to use it ONLY to send you our Newsletter.

-- ~ --

-- ~ --

Visit for more info.

Amazing Un-Processed Raw Food Diet eBook