There’s no doubt that hot dogs are all-time favorite. This easy to cook red meat can be prepared in a flexible way, depending on the cook’s whim or desire of the outcome. Hotdogs come in array of sizes, too: jumbo, regular and those bite-size ones called cocktails. However, let’s focus on the largest of the lot: Jumbo. This size can be grilled, fried, or simply roasted. More often than not, it’s the star of barbecue parties and picnics. So how do we prepare this loveable dish?
- Prepare hotdogs, condiments and other accessories.
- Hotdogs (jumbo)
- Oval shaped buns
- Hot sauce
- Cheese (grated is preferable)
- Chopped onions
- Oil (for frying)
- Set up your choice of cooking materials.
- Barbecue grill (for grilling)
- Frying pan (for frying)
- Oven (for oven-roasting)
- Aluminum foil
- Cook them! Choose method that suits your style or occasion:
- Set up your grill (whether it may be of charcoal, wood or the modern type grill).
- When the heat is okay, lay your hotdogs in position where it can attain diagonal strips of sear marks. Cooking it can take up only for a minute or so depending on the heat you attained. Just watch out for the color.
- After cooking, place in buns and put desired condiments and toppings.
- Prepare hotdogs by simply slightly cutting their skin diagonally. Do not cut off completely.
- Pour oil in pan over a medium heat. Be sure that the oil is hot enough before you put in the hotdogs.
- Turn each hotdog as the first side becomes brown or crispy.
- When cooked into desired way, put each to paper towel to drain excess oil.
- Put on your favored toppings and condiments. Serve.
For Oven Roasting:
- Preheat your oven into 400° F (204° C).
- Cut hotdog skin slightly (not completely cutting it off), just enough to vent heat out into surface.
- Position hotdogs in the baking dish or tray lined with aluminum foil.
- Cook for around 15 minutes. Take them out, add cheese and put them back for just a minute or so.
- Accessorize and serve.