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Pressure Cooker Dog Food with Chicken and Rice Recipe (Using Instant Pot!)

Making your dog's meals isn't the most convenient way to feed him, but it is the healthiest.

Home cooking allows you to cater to your pup's meals to his exact nutritional needs.

This instant pot chicken and rice for dogs recipe make serving them a home-cooked meal a little bit easier.

Some people worry about the safety of pressure cookers, but as long as you use them properly, they are perfectly safe.

Today's pressure cookers are made with safety features and advanced technology to prevent accidents.

My Favorite Pressure Cooker Dog Food with Chicken and Rice RecipeAs I mentioned in my video guide above, I am not using an Instant Pot.

I am using an alternative pressure cooker, the COSORI 8-in-1 Pressure Cooker (which I recently reviewed here) because it has safety elements in place that make me feel safe when using it.

For example, the cooker will not turn on unless the lid is securely locked.

Likewise, there is a small float that pops up when pressure is built up inside the cooker and drops when the pressure is released.

When shopping for a pressure cooker, look for one that offers multiple safety features and backups in case the seal fails.

The biggest benefit of making pressure cooker dog food is that it is much quicker than boiling food or preparing a meal in a slow cooker.

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Instant Pot Chicken and Rice For Dogs

Pressure Cooker Dog FoodIngredients

  • 2 frozen boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 large carrots (chopped)
  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 1 large sweet potato (chopped)
  • 10 ounces of frozen spinach
  • 2.5 cups of water


Add 1/2 cup of water and the frozen chicken breasts to your pressure cooker.

Close and seal the lid.

Cook for 30 minutes on high pressure.

Add the carrots, rice, and sweet potato.

Add the remaining 2 cups of water.

Close and seal the lid, and cook for an added 15 minutes under high pressure.

Now, shred the chicken.

It should be easily shredded at this point. Add the spinach and mix everything.

The spinach will melt quickly from the heat of this pressure cooker dog food, and you should be able to combine everything thoroughly.

Pressure Cooker Dog FoodIf you work outside the home, this recipe is a great alternative to meals you must prepare daily.

In just 45 minutes you'll have a fresh, delicious meal to serve your pup.

Plus, you can make the food in bulk so you only have to cook once a week.

As soon as this pressure cooker dog food has cooled, you can feed it to your pooch.

You can store the leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-5 days or freeze them, and they’ll keep for about three months.

The recommended serving size for this recipe is about 1/2 cup for every 20-25 pounds of body weight per serving.

It should be served twice a day.

Remember that more active dogs may require more calories daily, while lazier pups might not need as much.

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Samantha’s biggest passion in life is spending time with her Boxer dogs. After she rescued her first Boxer in 2004, Samantha fell in love with the breed and has continued to rescue three other Boxers since then. She enjoys hiking and swimming with her Boxers, Maddie and Chloe.