Mike's Favorite Hot Dog

Recipe byPetite Gourmets
April 22, 2021

How about making hot dogs at home? A delicious and easy Hot Dog is the iconic meal of the American cuisine!

Identified with American cuisine, this snack reflects the unique harmony of sausages and sauces. It is one of the most delicious combinations of ketchup and mustard in particular.

If you like to prepare practical meals at home, be sure to try this Hot Dog recipe. You can include it in the lunch menu while watching a football game or on the weekend.

This recipe, the magnificent meeting of sausage and Russian salad placed between hot dog buns awaits you. You will love this taste. Don't forget to try it with french fries or mac and cheese on the side. Bon Appetit!

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Taste Score: %95
Difficulty Easy
Servings 2 people
Preparation 30 mins
Cooking 25 mins
Total 55 mins

Tips

  • Thaw sausages at room temperature before cooking.
  • When frying sausages in the grill or microwave, be careful not to pierce the sausages with a fork. Otherwise, the meat may be dry.
  • Cook the sausages whole. Cutting or chopping meat can cause less juice. This affects the flavor of sausages.
  • Before and during the cooking process, always grease the pan.
  • Instead of frying sausages in a pan, you can grill or bake them.
  • If you want it to be low-fat, you can boil it.
  • You can heat the buns in the toaster.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Put half of the butter on a pan and fry the sausages.
  2. In a separate pot, add the other half of the butter. Then add tomato paste, pepper paste, water, salt and black pepper.
  3. Slowly cook the sausage and other ingredients for 15 minutes.
  4. Put the hot dog buns in a toaster and get them all warm inside and crispy on the outside.
  5. After cooking the tomato-based sauce, add some sauce into the bread.
  6. Put the cooked sausages in buns and add 2 tablespoons of olivier russian salad to the sausages.
  7. Serve hot dogs with pickled cucumbers.

Olivier Russian Salad Recipe

Olivier Russian Salad

Olivier Russian Salad Ingredients

Olivier Russian Salad Directions

  • Cut the potatoes and carrots in cubes. Boil them in a pot. Boil the peas as well. Once everything is boiled, drain the veggies and put them in a bowl
  • Drain the corn you got from the can
  • Cut the pickles in cubes and mix it with the corn. Add the boiled vegetables as well and mix
  • Add mayonnaise and yogurt to the mix as well and keep stirring
  • Add salt if you wish
  • Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size 1 The Best Hot Dog
    Serves 2
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories474
    % Daily Value*
    Cholesterol 90 mg30%
    Sodium 979 mg42.6%
    Potassium 335 mg7.1%
    Protein 13.2 g26.4%
    Total Fat 32.7 g41.9%
    *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    How To Cook Hot Dogs?

    You can cook hot dogs with different cooking methods that are boiling, broiling, baking, grilling, and frying.

    In The Frying Pan

    1. Add oil to the pan and heat it.
    2. Gently put the sausages in the pan.
    3. Cook the sausages for about 10 minutes.
    4. Turn off the heat. Then, let the hot dogs stand in the pan for about 45 seconds to absorb the juice.

    In Microwave

    1. Put the hot dogs in a bowl and cook in the microwave for 1 minute on high heat.
    2. If you want, you can wrap the sausages with a paper towel.
    3. Then remove the sausages from the microwave and check whether it is cooked or not.

    On The Grill

    1. Open the grid. Put the sausages on the grill and cook until golden on the outside.
    2. After cooking both sides of the sausages for about 1 minute, prepare them for serving.

    In The Oven

    1. Preheat the oven to 400 ° F (200 ° C).
    2. Arrange the sausages on a baking tray. Cook for 15 minutes.
    3. When the top gets brown, take the sausages out of the oven and serve it.

    Boiling

    1. Put a large pan on the stove. Add some water.
    2. When the water starts to boil, add the sausages and cook for 6 minutes.
    3. If you want your sausages to be crispy on the outside, fry them in a pan with butter for a few minutes.

    Steaming

    1. Add hot water to the instant pot.
    2. Then add the sausages to the pot. Bake for about 5 minutes at 140 degrees.
    3. Serve it.

    5 Types of Hot Dogs

    Chicago Hot Dog: Chicago-style hot dogs are prepared with fresh tomatoes, pickles, hot peppers, onions and spices. It is one of the most popular hot dog varieties.

    Atlanta Hot Dog: Southern-style hot dog is prepared with cabbage salad.

    Detroit Hot Dog: Also known as Coney Island Hot Dog. It is a hot dog prepared with mustard, onion, cheese and its own special sauce.

    San Francisco Hot Dog: It is a hot dog made with lettuce, tomato and bacon.

    Mexican Hot Dog: It is a sandwich prepared with avocado, sour cream, hot sauce and jalapeno.

    How To Store Hot Dogs And Buns?

    How long can you keep uncooked hot dogs in the refrigerator? You can store hot dogs in the fridge or freezer. You can store it according to the instructions for use on the package you purchased.

    Uncooked sausages can be stored in the refrigerator for an average of two weeks. If the package is opened, this period is reduced to a week.

    Can you freeze a hot dog? Yes. Uncooked hot dogs can be stored in the freezer for 1-2 months. In addition, it should not be left at room temperature for more than two hours. It should be kept in a cool place.

    How long can you keep hot dog buns in the fridge? Hot dog buns should not be stored in the refrigerator. This causes the buns to dry out and become stale. Bread lasts 3-4 days at room temperature. You can store it at room temperature instead of refrigerating it.

    Can you freeze hot dog buns? Yes. Hot dog buns can be frozen to extend their shelf life. To freeze, wrap it tightly in aluminum foil or plastic wrap.

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