Dogs have a complex structure and so is their food. Human food cannot be treated in equivalence to what is required by the dietary requirements of your four-legged canine. With me presenting chicken recipes for dogs, you may think “can dogs eat chicken?”
Well yes. Dogs are lovers of meat that can satisfactorily soften their carnivore taste buds, particularly chicken. It has high nutritional values of calories and proteins with some value of fats.
Humans can consume a variety of nutrients containing carbs, fats, vitamins, and proteins, etc. but for animals like dogs, a selective diet approach is required.
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Basic Guideline To Dog Food Recipes With Chicken
So whether you are a first-time dog owner or looking for some new feeding habits for your little-tailed, here is your roadmap to the question “how to cook chicken for dogs”
- The best way of cooking the all-time favorite chicken for dogs is by adequately boiling it. Keep in mind, DO NOT undercook or overcook the chicken.
- Baking chicken to feed your dogs is also a great option. You will need to bake it in a convection oven with a little rubbing of olive oil that would grease it on the pan. Again, bake it till the pink color no longer appears at the center and the chicken isn’t overcooked.
- The human loved barbecue chicken may not be the right choice for your dog as a barbecue may involve bones that are harmful to dogs. However, for the very tempting face that your dog can make, the flash of the chicken can be barbequed in small pieces and fed.
- NEVER FRY the chicken for your animal. However tasty it may be to you it is completely unadvisable to fry any kind of food for your dog. Find more unsuited toxic foods for dogs.
Let us get into the flavors of delicious dog food chicken meals and chicken treats for dogs that can be home-cooked with vegetables and other ingredients easily available in a store nearby.
Know the best dog food chicken meals or the favorite dog food chicken and rice recipes right here.
The recipes below are a handy guide for 1-2 servings. However, if you prefer cooking dog food chicken meals for a week or so, you simply need to take larger quantities with more time on heating/boiling whatever is required by the recipe, freeze it in a zip-locked plastic and defrost the serving night prior by placing it in the fridge.
Let aromatic recipes for dog food with chicken begin.
Healthy Dog Food Recipes With Chicken
1. Chicken-Veggie Mix Dog Food Recipe
|250 grams of skinless and boneless chicken (soft pieces in cubes)||Medium-sized can of kidney beans (drained, rinsed and warmed well|
|½ cup fresh (boiled)/Frozen green beans||1 medium seedless apple (cubed)|
|½ cup fresh (boiled)/Frozen peas||½ a sweet potato (mashed)|
|1 ½ cup of water||1 spoon of olive oil|
STEP 1: In a pressure cooker/electrical boiler put in the water and let it boil for a minute.
STEP 2: Place in the chicken cubes for it to cook for about 6-7 minutes.
STEP 3: Now add together the green beans, kidney beans, peas, seedless apple, and sweet potato. Stir the mixture well for about 2 minutes.
STEP 4: Keep the pressure cooker on medium flame and wait for 4 whistles / electrical boiler on lower heat strength for about 15 minutes.
STEP 5: Drain away the excess water after the vessel as cooled and gently add the olive oil around the dish.
STEP 6: Stir it well until the serving is mashed nicely.
Serve it fresh to your pooched love!
2. Riced-Chicken With The All-Time Favorite Carrots Recipe
|250 grams of chicken breast and thighs (Medium-sized pieces)||½ cup of brown rice (well-cooked for 20-25 minutes)|
|1½ cups of water||1 carrot (grated)|
STEP 1: Take a frying pan and add 1 cup of water. Let it warm up for 2 minutes.
STEP 2: In a separate container add ½ a cup of water and put in the carrots to boil for about 6-8 minutes. Drain away the water after it cools down.
STEP 3: Now carefully place the chicken into the pan and get cooked until the pink color of the chicken is gone.
STEP 4: After the chicken is ready, the brown rice kept ready can now be drained in the pan and blend it.
STEP 5: Finally, add the grated carrot and then mix it again.
The rice and chicken recipe for dogs with some greatness of carrot is all ahead for fresh serving in that dog bowl!
3. Leafy-Licious Chicken Mince And Rice Recipe
|1 spoon olive oil||3 cups of water|
|½ cup chicken mince also known as ground chicken||½ cup of brown rice (cooked)|
|7-10 baby spinach leaves (finely chopped)||½ medium-sized carrot|
|¼ cup fresh (boiled) / frozen peas||¼ cup zucchini (grated)|
STEP 1: Heat the olive oil in a pan on medium flame
STEP 2: Add the chicken mince (ground chicken) into the pan and sauté it till the chicken turns brown.
STEP 3: The pan will now have the cooked brown rice into it which was kept ready for consumption. Stir well.
STEP 4: This step involves adding all the delicious veggies into the mix i.e. spinach, carrot, peas, and shredded zucchini. Stir it well.
STEP 5: Cover the pan with a lid and cook it for about 5 minutes on medium flame.
STEP 6: Cool the food serving and feed your doggy-little for great taste.
4. Steamy Chicken & Quinoa Soup Recipe
|2 cups of water||3 tablespoons of coconut oil|
|100 grams of zucchini (grated)||½ medium-sized carrot (chopped)|
|250 grams of chicken breast (boiled)||½ cup quinoa|
|1 seedless tomato (chopped)||Parsley (optional)|
STEP 1: Take a frying pan and add the coconut oil.
STEP 2: Add all the veggies and sauté for 6-8 minutes on medium flame.
STEP 3: Now make a broth by taking 1 cup of water, chicken pieces, and some tomato. Cook it well until the aroma gets your dog to the kitchen!
STEP 4: Add the veggies to the broth and stir well.
STEP 5: In this step, you will need to put the chicken scrambled with your hand along with the quinoa. Let this cook for about 3-4 minutes until it is kept further for cooling.
STEP 6: You could add some chopped parsley leaves to it (optional).
The mouthwatering chicken soup for dog food is ready. Bon appetite to your dog.
5. Chicken-Quinoa Healthy Zest With The Punch Of Pumpkin Recipe
|1 tablespoon coconut oil||250 grams boneless and skinless chicken breasts (medium pieces)|
|¼ cup quinoa||¼ cup green beans|
|¼ cup beets (cubed)||½ cup canned pumpkin|
|¼ cup zucchini (cubed)|
STEP 1: In a frying pan put 1 tablespoon of coconut oil.
STEP 2: Carefully add the chicken ready in pieces to the pan and let it cook until the pinkness is no more visible.
STEP 3: The chicken will now show a great texture and this is the right time to add the green beans, the beets and the zucchini we have with us. Mix the pan well.
STEP 4: Now it’s time to add the punch of pumpkin for a great taste that may make your dog lick the entire bowl!
STEP 5: The next step is to the ¼ cup of quinoa mixed well and kept for about 8 minutes to cook well.
STEP 6: Cool the serving down post the cook and serve fresh in that dog bowl!
6. Chicken And Egg Healthy Protein Recipe
|250 grams ground chicken||2 tablespoon olive oil|
|1 boiled egg (chopped)||100 grams cottage cheese (finely chopped)|
|Pureed vegetables (sweet potato, green beans, carrots)||½ cup of brown rice (cooked)|
STEP 1: In a frying pan settle 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
STEP 2: You may have a 500 gram or a kilogram packet of ground chicken but all you need is 250 grams for 1-2 serving. Add the chicken and sauté for about 3-4 minutes on medium flame.
STEP 3: Its time you deposit the chopped eggs into the pan mixture with 100 grams of finely chopped cottage cheese. (Eggs and cottage cheese are a great source of protein to dogs)
STEP 4: What would give the entire dish a nice color and flavor is the pureed vegetables which will now be added. Stir the mixture and let it heat up for 5 minutes. With all the ingredients coming together, the chicken and the egg is well mixed for a rich and healthy recipe.
STEP 5: Finally add the cooked brown rice in the quantity you desire as per the likings of your pet dog.
If your dog liked it, include it in its favorite recipe for dog food with chicken!
Chicken Jerky For Dogs
1. Chicken Jerky Strips
|Boneless skinless chicken breasts||1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter (xylitol free)|
|¼ teaspoon soya sauce|
STEP 1: Firstly, preheat your oven to 170 degrees F.
STEP 2: Remove the excess fat of the bone from the chicken breast and pat it carefully until dry.
STEP 3: To make the coating, take a bowl and empty the contents of the peanut butter and soya sauce. Blend it thoroughly. If the paste is too thick, add 1-2 teaspoons of water so that it is smooth for application.
STEP 4: This paste will now be used to coat the chicken.
STEP 5: After a good coating over the chicken, the pieces can now be placed in the freezer.
FREEZING CHICKEN MAKES IT EASIER TO THINLY SLICE IT IN STRIPS.RECIPE TIP
STEP 6: After about 20 minutes of freezing, take a tray with parchment paper and arrange these slices in single layers.
STEP 7: Oven heat it for 2 hours.
These Jerky are damn delicious and chewy for your dogs to enjoy in pastimes.
2. Tasty Chicken Treats For Dogs Recipe
|1 ½ cup whole wheat flour||½ cup all-purpose flour|
|½ cup dry milk powder||1 egg (blended)|
|¾ cup sodium-free chicken broth||1 carrot (grated)|
|2 tablespoon spoon olive oil||¼ cup parmesan cheese (grated) (optional)|
STEP 1: Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.
STEP 2: In a bowl, empty the contents of all the flour and powdered milk.
STEP 3: Put the olive oil, grated carrot, blended egg and the chicken broth in the same bowl. Mix it nicely.
STEP 4: The mixture will now be a nice dough. Make sure it is gentle and malleable enough for baking.
STEP 5: The dough will require some kneading for a soft texture.
STEP 6: On a soft surface, roll the dough and spread it over (somewhat looking like a pizza base).
STEP 7: Cut the dough in shapes you prefer (some bone-shaped for the furry little please!)
STEP 8: Place these shaped cookies on parchment paper sheets that are ideally used for baking. Bake for about 30 minutes.
STEP 9: These tasty chicken treats for dogs will turn into a lovely golden color that way tempt you as well.
STEP 10: Let them cool on wire racks. Store the cookies-cum-treats in air-tight containers that can last for about 20 days (If your pup can resist it!)
3. Frozen Chicken Jerky Treats For Dog Recipe
|2 cups of cooked chicken (chopped)||1 egg (beaten)|
|2 cups whole wheat flour||½ cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt|
|¾ cup of water|
STEP 1: First we will need to preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
STEP 2: Take a bowl and empty all the contents of chicken, beaten egg, whole wheat flour, and plain non-fat Greek yogurt.
STEP 3: The dough will be a lovely thick and sticky ball of a mix.
STEP 4: Drop the batter into a parchment-lined sheet ideally used for baking.
STEP 5: Flatten the batter into an inch-thick spread all over the sheet.
STEP 6: Bake it for 12-14 minutes as the cookies-cum-treats turn into a subtle golden-brown color.
The best part about these chicken jerky for dogs is they can be frozen for longer storage or the fridge for immediate consumption.
We would like to recommend this chicken marinated chicken, beef, and salmon jerky recipe for dogs as it is a very good add on to your Dog Food Recipes With Chicken recipe list.
Well, that was our take on Dog Food Recipes With Chicken, we hope you loved it!
For those looking to kitchen experiments with other delicious items for your doggy-little find a fine Guide To Homemade Dog Food.
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Happy Petting To You Guys!