Sierra Madre Provisions are located in Sierra Madre, California, which is in the foothill of the San Gabriel Mountains. They have been in business for over 30 years selling wholesale and retail, using ranch raised cattle. Their meat is hand sliced, and as of today, Sierra Madre Provision Co. sells over 15 different flavors of jerky. The Sierra Madre Provision Co. jerky brand name is distributed and manufactured by Sierra Madre Provisions.
The next review on Sierra Madre Provision Co. will focus on a 3.25 ounce/92 gram bag of their Korean BBQ beef jerky flavor. This jerky was kindly submitted by the creator of this Sierra Madre Provision Co. jerky brand, James Schaft (a.k.a. – Jimmy the Jerky Man).
Ingredients: Beef, Soy Sauce (Water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt), Sesame Seeds, Sesame Oil, Black Pepper, Garlic, Crushed Red Chilies, Salt. Allergen Warnings: Soy, Wheat, Sesame
Sierra Madre Provision Co. uses ranch raised beef, which means the cattle have free range access to graze on grass. The cattle are also ethically raised, meaning that the cows received no growth hormones or additional antibiotics. As a result, the ingredient rating starts a Very Good (9/10) rating.
The liquid marinade used here contains a decent brand of soy sauce and healthy sesame oil.
Some healthy ingredients added are sesame seeds, black pepper, garlic, and crushed red chili pepper.
There is no nutrition facts table provided. As a result, the exact sugar and salt levels are unknown.
This jerky does not qualify to be sodium nitrite free, as sodium nitrite is used outright as a preservative to lose a rating. Admirably, this jerky does qualify to have no MSG added.
Good (8/10) – Ingredient Rating
Written by guest jerky reviewer Stéphane Leclerc
This Sierra Madre Provision Co. Korean BBQ Jerky is somewhat unusual, the taste is good, and it is significantly spicier than a regular Korean BBQ Jerky flavor. It is sweet, as expected from such a flavor. The sesame seeds bring some flavor sparkles to the party. The ginger kick is pleasant, but one could argue that it is borderline too kicked up. The incoherence in the levels of sweet, spicy, and gingery flavors throws the flavor profile in a loop. It overwhelms the delicate flavor of the meat, and its meaty taste takes the backseat. This seasoning should harmoniously mingle in the background instead of being straight up in your face.
The aroma of the Sierra Madre Provision Company Korean Jerky is inviting and the sticky texture is reminiscent of a candied jerky snack. This Korean Jerky can be enjoyed with reservation. I find the flavor profile is out of balance and not as addictive as it could be. I’d rate this jerky an 8/10 Taste Rating.
Here is what Mark had to say about this Korean BBQ beef jerky flavor from Sierra Madre Provision Co. “Thanks Stéphane for the honest taste review. Paul’s dog ate his portion of jerky, life happens. I agree with everything Stéphane stated. This Korean BBQ is sweeter than most, where it’s true that the texture has a candied aspect. Also true in that this Korean BBQ has a kick to it, which seems out of place. Overall, the taste profile here is off. We are at unanimous Good (8/10) taste rating.”
This 3.25 ounce/92 gram bag sells online for $6.99, which works out to $1.84 an ounce. That rates as a pretty cheap price. Free shipping is offered on orders over $49.99.
This is a fairly tall resealable bag. The front is gold colored, and the back is silver colored with nothing on the back. There is a label affixed to the front with no graphics.
There are no slogans or facts printed on this bag.
Some missing bag categories are a blurb about Sierra Madre Provision Co., and a nutrition facts table.
Order their jerky online: www.sierramadreprovision.com
Leave a Comment