Hotdog stand

These hotdogs are an easy-to-make meal that the kids will go crazy for! Frankfurters are sandwiched in a soft bun with bacon, cheese and jalapenos... delicious!

By Jennene Plummer
  • 25 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Hotdog Stand
  • 6 frankfurters
  • 3 rashers bacon, halved lengthways
  • 6 hotdog buns
  • 400 gram can sauerkraut
  • 1 cup tasty cheese, grated
  • 50 gram rocket leaves
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapeños
  • mustard, tomato sauce, battered onion rings to serve


Hotdog Stand
  • 1
    Heat a large frying pan on medium. Oil frankfurters and cook for 4-5 minutes, turning.
  • 2
    Add bacon during the last 3 minutes of cooking, turning once.
  • 3
    Split buns through top, three-quarters of the way through. Microwave on high for 30 seconds until warm and fluffy.
  • 4
    Place a frankfurter in each bun. Arrange remaining ingredients and condiments in bowls on a platter. Add toppings of choice and accompany with onion rings.


For onion rings, sift 1¼ cups plain flour, ½ teaspoon baking powder and pinch of salt into a large bowl. Whisk in 375ml bottle chilled beer. Slice 4 medium white onions into 1cm-thick rings. Working in 4 batches, dip into batter, then deep-fry for 2-3 minutes or until crisp. Drain on a paper towel.