Beef sticks - sheep casings

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by brud, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    Smoked dry
    Beef Sticks

    Ingredients:

    10 Pound Recipe
    10 pound lean burger (85/15) or venison (If using venison, add 10-15% beef or pork fat.)
    2 tsp Instacure #1 (aka Pink salt; Prague Powder #1; Modern Cure #1; T.C.M.)
    1 Tbsp Black pepper
    1 Tbsp Red chili pepper (I used chipotle)
    1 Tbsp Garlic salt
    1 Tbsp Accent (optional)
    2 tsp Cayenne pepper (add more for additional heat)
    1 tsp Paprika
    1-1/2 Tbsp Crushed red pepper (I ran thru spice mill just a little to break up seeds)

    1 Cup water
    6 Tbsp Salt
    1-1/2 Tbsp Sugar
    1 Tbsp Hot sauce (I used Franks Xhot)

    2 Tbsp encapsulated citric acid (optional)
    Sheep or collagen casings 17 – 19mm
    After you mixed and refrigerated mix for four hours remove and punch holes in meat mix
    Add into holes a tangy bbq sauce (3/4 cup)
    Refrigerate 6 more hours or longer
    Then stuff put on a rack and refrigerate one more day.
    Hang for one hour to dry.
    Smoke two hours using wood of choice
    Continue at 120' until dry
     
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  2. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    It's chilling and curing.
     
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks like a great recipe.

    Al
     
  4. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I'm in!!! 

    DS
     
  5. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    Use the citric acid. I all so use sausage makers fat replacement to add to the joy fullness .
     
  6. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    I'm in

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  7. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    My youngest son threading the casing and cranking today
     
  8. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    Drying out the sticks
     
  9. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

     
  10. litterbug

    litterbug Smoke Blower

    I'm in
     
  11. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    Four hours at 110' bringing it to 150' changing from hickory n miquette to Apple
     
  12. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    Off the smoker.on to the dehydrator.
     
  13. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    not enough trays about two lbs short.
     
  14. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    The smell is pretty thick.
     
  15. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looking good so far

    DS
     
     
  16. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

    All done couldn't be happier . The citric acid fermenting is a better taste than I anticipated.
    A whole new deminision for my taste buds.
     
  17. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Very nice!

    Have any sliced pics?

    Al
     
  18. brud

    brud Meat Mopper

     
  19. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Way nice sticks!

    Points!

    Disco
     
  20. gearjammer

    gearjammer Master of the Pit

    Very nice love them sticks.

    Ed
     

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