It doesn’t get much easier than cutting and laying slices of prosciutto on dehydrator trays and letting them turn to jerky. However, the flavor and texture will make you run for more – and not tell you’re family you’ve dehydrated another batch. This treat has a the crispy salty satisfaction that makes chips so desirable.
To make prosciutto jerky simply cut prosciutto into strips with scissors and lay them directly on the dehydrator trays. Choosing the proper prosciutto means selecting ingredients that do not contain inferior ingredients such as preservatives, chemicals and sugars.
Prosciutto is made from select ham shanks that have soaked in a brine, usually around 10 days, then dried for roughly a year. Different companies choose different variations to the process giving each a flavor all their own. Due to cost, quality and availability we source ours from Costco where they carry a product that is surprisingly clean of chemical and preservative additives.
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