Sweet & Spicy Chocolate-Dipped Filet Mignon Beef Jerky

Sweet & Spicy Chocolate-Dipped Filet Mignon Beef Jerky
A sweet and savory recipe from the guys at Three Jerks Jerky.


  • 1 bag of Original Flavor Three Jerks Jerky Filet Mignon Beef Jerky
  • 1 12oz bag of 67% Cocoa Dark Chocolate Chunks
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • Cayenne Pepper


  • Baking Sheet or Large Plate
  • Parchment Paper
  • Rubber or Wooden Spatula
  • Rubber or Wooden Spatula
  • Candy Thermometer


1. Place a piece of parchment paper on baking sheet or larger plate. Remove pieces of Filet Mignon Beef Jerky from package and keep aside.

2. Melt and temper dark chocolate.

• Make sure that all your kitchen equipment and utensils are 100% dry before touching your chocolate.

• heat water in bottom pan to 130-150° F (do not boil). Turn off heat.

• Place 2/3 of chocolate chunks into top Double Boiler Insert/pot/pan/bowl and set over the bottom pan of water (be sure that the pot or bowl fits tightly over the water so that no steam or water vapor escapes).

• Reserve 1/3 of the chocolate chunks as this will be used later.

• Melt chocolate until it reaches 120° F. Don’t overheat.

• Cool the chocolate to 82° F by "seeding" or mixing in the remaining 1/3 of chocolate chunks. Don't add too much at a time, as it may not all melt and the mixture will become lumpy.

• Reheat the chocolate in the double to 88°-90°F.

• Dip Original Flavor Three Jerks Jerky Filet Mignon Beef Jerky into chocolate

*Before melting chocolate

• Dip a piece of Filet Mignon Beef Jerky in melted chocolate, let the excess drip into the chocolate pan and place onto parchment paper.

• Continue until all pieces have been dipped and placed on parchment paper.

• Sprinkle pink Himalayan salt and cayenne pepper to taste.

Let the chocolate dipped Filet Mignon Beef Jerky set-up (harden) by placing the sheet or plate of chocolate covered Filet Mignon Beef Jerky in the refrigerator on a level surface for 5 – 15 min.

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