Baked New York style hot dogs with crispy onion rings

Here’s a cheeky idea to incorporate all the flavours suited to hot dogs – tomato sauce, mustard, cheese and gherkins. These are substantial, satisfying and ready in 15 minutes. Team the hot dogs with crispy onion rings.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Baked New York style hot dogs
  • 8 long rolls
  • 2 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 2 tablespoon american-style mustard
  • 2 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoon chopped gherkins
  • 8 frankfurters or pre-cooked sausages
Crispy onion rings
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon cajun spice
  • oil
  • fresh chopped parsley


Baked New York style hot dogs
  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • 2
    Cut a deep V or wedge in each roll. Combine the cheese, mustard, tomato sauce and gherkins, mixing well.
  • 3
    Place a tablespoon or two in the base of each roll, add a frankfurter and top with another spoon of cheesy mix.
  • 4
    Place the hot dogs on a tray lined with a sheet of baking paper and bake for 15 minutes until golden, melted and bubbling.
  • 5
    For the onion rings, slice the onion into even rings and separate out. Place the flour, beaten eggs and breadcrumbs into separate bowls. Season the flour with the Cajun spice.
  • 6
    Fill a small to medium saucepan with at least 1 inch of oil and place over a medium heat.
Crispy onion rings
  • 7
    Dip each onion ring into the flour, then the egg and lastly the breadcrumbs until evenly coated.
  • 8
    Cook the rings for 1-2 minutes in the oil or until golden and cooked through. Drain on paper towels.
  • 9
    Serve the baked hot dogs with the crispy onion rings and sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley.

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