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Homemade Chicken Jerky for your Dog

These simple homemade chicken jerky treats for your dog are a snap to make and take the worry away from buying jerky from the store.


1 lb chicken (stir-fry cut)

4 Tbsp water

2 Tbsp local wild honey

2 Tbsp un-sulphurated blackstrap molasses

1 Tbsp dried rosemary


Grind the rosemary with a mortar and pestle until fine. Combine molasses, honey, rosemary, and water in a bowl. Add the chicken and stir to cover all pieces. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 2-4 hours.

Preheat oven to 225 degrees. Line a roast pan with foil and place a wire rack on top. Twist and lay the marinated chicken on the rack. Brush any remaining marinade on top.

Bake for about 5 hours and let cool before serving.


These will stay fresh in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.

For longer shelf life, pre-cook the marinated chicken strips on the stovetop before placing in the oven to dehydrate, still baking at 225 degrees for 2-4 hours.

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