Dehydrate your own chicken

Dehydrated chicken

I found this today on YouTube, these guys are dehydrating chicken, it looks very simple and I suspect you could do this with other meats as well. This will save you major $$$s over buying dehydrated meat from a commercial source. Watch and enjoy!

There are 3 videos in this series, scroll down for the other 2 videos.

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8 Responses

  1. Hi Guys, Just invested in a dehydrator, here in Australia, found your video very good, informative and to the point. I live up country Queensland where ther is always a surplus of vegetables and kill my own meats. Very useful thanks again. Regards Ken from Down Under

  2. So intreguide and yet so scared. I really want to try dehydrating chicken to take camping and stuff… but it just seems so wrong! I may have to try a small amount for myself and see if I get sick before I give it to the others! ha! thanks
    PS. Wayne, ya weirdo, if it repulses you dont stop watching it!

    1. Hehehe Shannon, love your response to Wayne :) I haven’t tried it myself yet, though I have eaten freeze dried chicken, I suspect it wouldn’t be much different from jerky, they do make turkey jerky (though I wouldn’t be too interested in turkey jerky)…


  3. ugh.
    Dead chicken in a jar. Oh, yum. Chopped up in a dark room. Again… yum.
    Don’t get me wrong, I’m not at all a vegetarian, I love my meat, but I’d rather not see on video how others decide to process their protein.
    And I have butchered about a dozen deer with the help of my wife but that is something else, private, and good.
    Now, tell me how that dead chicken is gonna stay “fresh” for eating, then maybe I won’t feel so repulsed.

    1. Well Wayne, all I can say is no one forced you to watch the videos…

      To answer your second concern, the chicken is cooked thoroughly, then it is dried thoroughly so it will remain fresh for quite some time, I don’t have an exact time period, but I’d say it should stay good for at least a year, I’d trust it a lot longer than that myself. It all depends on how well you store it and how clean you were with it in the first place.


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