Last week I saw Rachael Ray making hot dog fries. I thought it sounded like a fun idea. So I tried it this week. Super easy! And we all enjoyed them. When we go to baseball games Rebecca loves to get chicken fries (not sure what’s in them…and I’m too scared to ever find out…it’s a good thing it’s only once or twice a summer :). These are similar, except I know what’s in them…and feel good about feeding them to my family. I mostly followed the recipe, but I didn’t add the mustard. We dipped them in ketchup, mustard and honey mustard. I cut the hot dogs into 8 pieces. I think that makes the “fries” a good size. I fried them in coconut oil and lard in my cast iron skillet. I only used 4 hot dogs (32 fries). It was plenty for our family with leftovers. I think Justin ate a full hot dog’s worth, but Rebecca and I didn’t. I’ll post the recipe the way I made it.
Hot Dog Fries
1 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs, seasoned to taste
coconut oil, lard, palm oil, butter or tallow to fry
Cut each hot dog into 8 pieces (in half, then each half into 4 strips).
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