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Jerky is a famed and popular snack across many countries around the globe. Traditionally, jerky is made using beef, but other animals such as kangaroo, pig, poultry, fish, turkey, and more, are also used to make the meat product.

For those looking to reduce their meat consumption, vegan jerky options are available. If you’re looking for recipes or pre-made vegan jerky, here are 13 crunchy, chewy, textured, smoky, yet plant-ilicious examples!

The 13 Best-Tasting Vegan Jerky Products


1. Seitan Jerky

Some days, basic vegan jerky just doesn’t cut it — that’s when you need this seitan jerky recipe.

2. Louisville Vegan Jerky

For all the on-the-go jerky-aholics, this Louisville vegan jerky packs a generous punch of protein and a whole heap of flavor!

Find this product here.

3. Teriyaki Tempeh Jerky

This recipe is packed with absorbable calcium, manganese, copper, fiber, protein, phosphorus, vitamin B2, and magnesium. Not to mention, it’s cholesterol-free and flavorsome as heck.

Get the recipe here.

4. Primal Meatless Jerky

Primal’s vegan jerky products are packed with protein, nutrients, fiber, and more. Whether you’re off for a hike, starting a run, going to the gym, or just in that snacking mood, this jerky keeps appetites satiated and bodies nourished.

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5. Jackfruit Jerky

Crisp, sweet, crunchy, smoky, everything a classic jerky should be is inside this recipe, with the exclusion of animal products.

Get the recipe here.

6. Unisoy Jerky

Every 3.05 oz bags offers a whopping 21 grams of protein. You won’t go hungry, or have clogged arteries, if this is your snack of choice during your next work day or work out.

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7. Easy Eggplant Jerky

If you’re looking to cut out overly-processed snacks, pick up the ingredients for this recipe and give it a whirl!

Get the recipe here.

8. Coconut Jerky

The hardest part about eating this jerky is trying not to eat the whole packet in two seconds flat.

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9. Spicy Sriracha Tofu Jerky

The only thing better than spicy tofu jerky is when sriracha is added. It’s an addictive combination.

Get the recipe here.

10. Sakara Watermelon Jerky

Did you know you can eat a jerky-esque, fruit roll-up snack that has almost the full daily recommended amount of vitamin A and C? Now you do — meet vegan watermelon jerky.

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11. Pumpkin Pie Jerky

It doesn’t matter how far away Halloween is, if you’re not eating pumpkin pie jerky, remedy that. This recipe combines the flavor of pumpkin pie, a classic meaty snack, and veganism — win, win, win!

Get the recipe here.

12. Vegan Dream Jerky

If you’ve ever wanted to make vegan dreams a reality, this jerky is pretty darn close.

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13. Soy Jerky

If you love a good chewy jerky, get this recipe bookmarked and make your batch of this soy snack.

Get the recipe here.