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Salted Prime Jerky
Prime Meat Jerky.png
Sates your hunger and provides health while being digested. More effective than aged jerky.
Wild carnivores like this meat a lot.
Consumable (values pertain to Humans)
Spoils in
Spoils to
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Decomposes in
Spawn Command
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/PrimitivePlusMod/Items/Consumables/PrimalItemConsumable_CookedPrimeMeat_SaltedJerky.PrimalItemConsumable_CookedPrimeMeat_SaltedJerky'" 1 0 0
Variant created with Organic Oil
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/PrimalEarth/CoreBlueprints/Items/Consumables/PrimalItemConsumable_CookedPrimeMeat_SaltedJerky_POil. PrimalItemConsumable_CookedPrimeMeat_SaltedJerky_POil'" 1 0 0
Crafting time
Required stations
Resources breakdown [Expand]
1 × Oil.png Crude Oil (Primitive Plus)
3 × Sparkpowder.png Sparkpowder
2 × Stone.png Stone
3 × Flint.png Flint
1 × Salt (Primitive Plus).png Salt (Primitive Plus)
1 × Crystal.png Crystal
Total Base Ingredients
2 × Stone.png Stone
3 × Flint.png Flint
1 × Oil.png Crude Oil (Primitive Plus)
1 × Crystal.png Crystal
1 × Raw Prime Meat.png Raw Prime Meat


Salted Prime Jerky is a food item in the Primitive + DLC of ARK: Survival Evolved. It is a very durable and long lasting source of food.

Salted Prime Jerky can be prepared by putting Cooked Prime Meat, Crude Oil Primitive Plus Icon.png, Salt Primitive Plus Icon.png and Sparkpowder in the Smokehouse Primitive Plus Icon.png. It takes 36 minutes to turn the meat into jerky.

You can also use Organic Oil Primitive Plus Icon.png instead of Crude Oil. Jerky created in different ways will not stack together, because jerky from organic oil has its own ItemClassString.


Upon consumption, Salted Prime Jerky restores 35.0 food points, which is the same as Cooked Prime Meat. However, it is very durable and can be stored for a long time without spoiling. It lasts 2 days in a survivors inventory, 8 days in a creature's inventory, 20 days in a Preserving Bin, and 200 days in a Refrigerator.

It can be used to tame wild Carnivores, but provides the same effect as Cooked Prime Meat.

It is also used as an ingredient for making Kibble.

Spoil times[]

For more information, see Spoilage.


  • Raw Prime Meat spoils extremely fast, so taking a Campfire to cook Raw Prime Meat into Cooked Prime Meat to then make it into Salted Prime Jerky using a Smokehouse is highly recommended.
  • you can substitute the crude oil for Organic Oil Primitive Plus Icon.png and can make Double the amound of Salted prime Jerky by putting in both.