Whether you're looking for a quick snack or want to create an elaborate dish Hal&Al's Chicken Franks can be eaten or prepared in a lot of ways. They could be boiled, grilled, fried, steamed, broiled, baked, or even microwaved.
Before we dive into creatively tasty Chicken Frank Recipes. We need to show homage to the classic Chicken Frank itself! To cook this BBQ Classic you can pan fry, grill, place in the oven, and dare we say it, even microwaving.
Grilling gives your hot dog that smoky, summer flavor you just can’t get any other way.
1. Turn on your grill. You want one side of your grill to be hotter and one more cool. If you have a charcoal grill, stack more coals on one side. If you have a gas grill, adjust the knob settings accordingly.
2. Cook the Chicken Franks on the cooler side of the grill so that they can heat through without burning on the outside. You’re looking for that perfect brownish-red color.
3. Add your favorite toppings!
So if you ever get tired of the classics TRY THESE 5 DELICIOUS CHICKEN FRANKS RECIPES to make yourself the hero of the cookout.
1. The Chicago Dog
Welcome to toppings overload! We'll be serving an authentic taste of Chicago.
- 1 Tbsp. green relish
- 1 Tbsp. onions (chopped raw)
- 1 Tbsp. fresh tomato
- 1 pickle spear
- A pinch of celery salt (to taste)
- 1 Tbsp. sport peppers
You can make up a platter of the dogs, but it's also fun to arrange the toppings in bowls and let your friends and fam do the rest.
2. Mixed Vegetable Chicken Frank Stir Fry
This healthy recipe takes 20 minutes to make and will wow your family with its amazing flavor!
- 1 White Onion, sliced
- 1 Green Bell Pepper (cut into strips)
- 2 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil
- Salt & Pepper
- Can of Mixed Vegetables
- ½ Cup Sweet Corn
- 2 Tbsp. Fresh Parsley leaves for garnishing
-2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce
Cut the chicken franks into slices and fry them in a pan with vegetable oil few minutes to change their color. Season with salt and pepper to taste. When you're finished add the peppers and onions into the pan for about 2-3 minutes and let it sizzle.
3. Chicken Franks Masala Stir-Fry
Take your Chicken Frank to the next level with a unique tasty fusion recipe! Use this recipe in any season. If you are looking for quick and easy weeknight dinners, and I mean, who isn’t? Stir fry dinners are the way to go.
-1 Tbsp. oil
- 1 pack of chicken franks
- 1 tsp. chili powder
- 1/2 tsp pepper powder
- 1 tsp. cumin powder
- salt (to taste)
- 2 curry leaves
Add the Chicken Franks to a hot skillet and cook till you get a delicious browning in your pot. The trick to a good stir fry is to prepare all the vegetables beforehand and then it's just a matter of stirring and serving up.
4. Chicken Franks Jambalaya
Hands-down the best jambalaya recipe! It is surprisingly easy to make, and full of bold, zesty, Cajun jambalaya flavors that everyone will love.
- 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
- 1 Pack of Chicken Franks, sliced in rounds
- 1 Tbsp cajun seasoning
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 small green sweet pepper, diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 can tomatoes, crushed
- 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
- 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp Hot Pepper Sauce
- 1lb Long Grain White Rice
- 3 cups of water
Give the mixture a gentle stir on top. If the rice is still too wet, take the lid off so the extra liquid evaporates. If the rice is a little dry, keep the lid on a little longer to give the rice more time to absorb the liquid.
5. Chicken Frank Corn Dogs
Honey-battered, hand-dipped Corn Dogs are a real treat. Create this carnival classic right from home with your children! This recipe will for sure make lasting memories with the fam.
- Cornstarch, for dusting chicken franks
- 1 cup yellow cornmeal
- 1 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1 tbsp. granulated sugar
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper
- 1 cup + 2 tbsp. whole milk
- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
- 2 tbsp. honey
- 1 large egg
- Vegetable oil, for frying
Make sure you pat down each hot dog with a paper towel to ensure they are dry. Then thread each hot dog into a 6-8inch Skewer leaving some room for the hand to hold.
Whisk together the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and red pepper in a medium bowl. In another bowl, whisk together the milk, vegetable oil, honey, and egg. Add the milk mixture to the cornmeal mixture and whisk until smooth. Let stand at least 5 minutes.
After adding oil to the pot and bringing it to boil while the oil heats up, transfer the batter to a tall glass that is taller than the hot dogs. Working with one hot dog at a time, dip the hot dog into the batter, twisting it to coat it completely with the batter. While still twisting, remove the hot dog from the batter and lower it diagonally in the hot oil, twirling it by the stick for 5 seconds to set the coating. Let go of the stick and fry until the hot dog is browned on all sides.Hand-dipped corn dogs satisfy the craving for carnival food when you aren’t able to get to the carnival or state fair to enjoy it. They are also really fun to make!
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