How to Make Chicken & Rice Dog Food

by Lee Tea

Ingredients like chicken and rice come together to make an inexpensive and nourishing food for your dog.

Homemade food for your pooch prepared with wholesome ingredients like skinless chicken, brown rice and vegetables is simple and cost-effective nourishment for your pet. Rich in protein, skinless chicken helps maintain your dog's muscle tone. Brown rice and vegetables provide key vitamins and minerals and an ample dose of fiber to keep his digestive tract healthy. The addition of a healthy fat like olive oil will also help to keep his fur shiny and his skin soft.

Step 1

Cut chicken breasts into 1-inch cubes. Saute the chicken over medium heat with olive oil in a large pot until it is cooked through; about 10 minutes.

Step 2

Add frozen vegetables and chicken broth into the pot and turn the heat to low. Allow the mixture to come to a weak boil for about 10 minutes or until the vegetables are warmed thoroughly.

Step 3

Add the cooked rice into the chicken and vegetable mixture, and mix well so that the rice, chicken and vegetables are evenly distributed.

Step 4

Beat the eggs in a small bowl. Pour the eggs into the chicken, rice and vegetable mixture. Using a large spoon, stir the egg mixture so it gets dispersed throughout the food. Continue to mix the food on low heat until the eggs begin to cook and harden. The eggs help to hold together the chicken, rice and vegetable mixture. They also add necessary vitamins and extra protein into the food.

Step 5

Allow the food to cool completely before serving a portion to your dog. Store leftover food in a covered container in the refrigerator or portion it out into individual servings and store in the freezer to extend shelf life.

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