|Crunchy, deep fried, guilty-pleasure Corn Dogs!|
It started with this:
|Foster Farms Honey Crunchy Corn Dogs|
I have never bought frozen corn dogs before, in fact I don't buy much of anything frozen except fruits, veggies, seafood, and ice cream. I make an unattractive sour face at the thought of buying and using pre-packaged frozen meals.
BUTI have been craving corn-dogs and I've even bought the stuff to make them from scratch, and after my husband ate all the hot dogs (again) before I got the chance to make them, I gave in when I saw these for $4. For the mathematically impaired, that's a quarter a 'dog. Worthy of a try.
The package had directions for microwaving, oven cooking, and deep frying. I haven't had a microwave in almost two years so that was out (and I imagine they'd come out a bit soggy...and I wanted a crunchy-ass corndog!!). I don't make a habit of deep frying (or any kind of frying) but if I was going to have a guilty pleasure, it might as well be a deep-fried one!
The package recommended frying 9 minutes at 350°-375° so I added a few inches of oil, popped on my frying thermometer and turned the gas flame up to medium. A few minutes later I dropped these puppies in and set my timer. Using tongs, I pulled them out and set them on a towel while dolloping out a bit of Trader Joe's Organic Ketchup and Maille Dijon Mustard.
|Deep frying corn dogs|
The payoff: They were delish! Crunchy, lightly sweet, fully cooked, easy and quick to make, and the only cleanup was my plate and the tongs, LOL! Love it.
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