Need Salt Cure For Jerky

Discussion in 'Drying/Dehydrating' started by slosmoke, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. slosmoke

    slosmoke Fire Starter

    I ran out of salt cure that I have been using for a long time.I got it from an old butcher shop thats no longer around.On the bag it says : RE-LY-ON FAST CURE, Salt ,Sodium Nitrite 6% ,Sodium Nitrate 3% .I was using 2 TBS per 3 Lbs. of meat.What is the next best thing to use and at what rate.Thanks
  2. tasunkawitko

    tasunkawitko Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    i like tender-quik.
  3. I would suggest Mortons Tender Quick but you may want to check some recipes, I'm thinking about 1 tsp per lb of meat but it's been a while since I used it.
  4. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Tender Quick 1 tbs per pound. But check the bag.
  5. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    The ingredients in what you had sounds like Morton's Tender Quick like already mentioned or maybe their Sugar Cure.
    Here's a link to there product locator so you can find it in your area. Product locator
  6. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I'm with the whole herd here Tender Quick and go with the package for amounts.

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