Parmesan Bacon Chicken Strips - Pet Treat Maker

Makes about 2 dozen strip sized treats, depending on the size of the
chicken breast & how thinly you slice them.

2 large chicken breasts, deboned
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds, hulled, roasted
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, dry, grated
2 tablespoons flour (can be wheat, rice, oat or barley)
2 tablespoons bacon, cooked, crumbled

  • Cook chicken thoroughly. Set aside to cool slightly, then slice into
    1/4 to 1/2 inch slices

  • Put remaining ingredients (except chicken) in food processor or
    blender & grate until a fine powder. Put powder in a pie pan or shallow bowl

  • Take one slice of chicken & dampen under running water, shaking off
    excess water, & then place in dry mixture. Using tines of fork, press chicken

  • Parmesan Bacon Chicken Strips - Pet Treat Maker

    into mixture, flattening chicken slightly but also pressing mixture into the
    meat. Turn chicken slice over & press again. Then place on dehydrator tray.

  • Repeat process for all of the chicken slice

  • Dehydrate in your Open Country® Dehydrator approximately
    3-5 hours. When chicken is done, it should be dry, with no moisture remaining,
    & break easily

  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator - should last about 3
    weeks. Excess can be frozen.