There are as many jerky recipes as there are people making jerky. This is a basic recipe that is great “as is” but also a great platform for tinkering.
Doves are delicious—and boneless dove breasts are the perfect size—but this recipe works fine with any meat cut to size.
Brining improves flavor, reduces toughness, and adds moisture. Most meats benefit – but lean, tough and dry meats (like game) benefit most of all. For wild birds brining opens up vast cooking options that otherwise would produce dry, tough meat.