Deep-Fried Hot Dogs

Serve with hot sauce, honey mustard, or ketchup.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. plus 4 cups vegetable oil, divided
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup soda water
  • 12 hot dogs, cut into 2" pieces
  • ¼ cup cornstarch

Directions

  • Sift the baking soda into the flour. Stir in 2 tablespoons oil, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  • Slowly add the soda water until you have a batter similar in texture to pancake batter. Allow the batter to rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before using.
  • Dust the hot dogs lightly with cornstarch. Place a skewer or stick through each wiener and place on a serving tray at the table.
  • Add the remaining oil to the fondue pot, making sure it is not more than half full. Heat the pot on a stove element over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, move the fondue pot to the table and set up the burner.
  • Invite guests to coat the hot dogs in the batter and cook in the hot oil until the batter turns golden brown. Drain on paper towels if desired.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. plus 4 cups vegetable oil, divided
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup soda water
  • 12 hot dogs, cut into 2" pieces
  • ¼ cup cornstarch

Directions

  • Sift the baking soda into the flour. Stir in 2 tablespoons oil, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  • Slowly add the soda water until you have a batter similar in texture to pancake batter. Allow the batter to rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before using.
  • Dust the hot dogs lightly with cornstarch. Place a skewer or stick through each wiener and place on a serving tray at the table.
  • Add the remaining oil to the fondue pot, making sure it is not more than half full. Heat the pot on a stove element over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, move the fondue pot to the table and set up the burner.
  • Invite guests to coat the hot dogs in the batter and cook in the hot oil until the batter turns golden brown. Drain on paper towels if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories620
Total Fat42g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium880mg
Total Carbohydrate32g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars0g
Protein30g