So, now that I got stainless steel nuts and bolts, I've gotten one shelf installed on the smoker. I miscalculated and need some more washers to add the next shelf. No worries, we'll get those for the next batch of jerky.
2 cups soy sauce
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp cumin seed
1 tsp fennel seed
1 tsp Chinese 5 spice
2 Tbsp wasabi powder
1 tsp minced ginger.
1 Tbsp cider vinegar
3 Tbsp lea & perrins Wooster sauce
Toasting the fennel and cumin seeds
ground up cumin and fennel
trimmed eye of round, cubed and cut into 3" pieces.
Bagged up in the marinade overnight.
On the smoker now with the new shelf