Your hot dog needs some cool, creamy, and tangy slaw.
Note: To warm hot dog buns, either place on a large plate, cover with paper towel, and microwave until hot (20 to 30 seconds), or toast in a dry skillet over medium-low heat, turning and flipping occasionally until warmed through and lightly toasted. One batch of Creamy Cole Slaw will produce enough slaw to top dogs and serve on the side.
- 8 hot dogs, preferably natural casing
- 8 warm hot dog buns (see note)
- mustard (optional)
- 1 recipe Creamy Cole Slaw (see note)
Place hot dogs in a skillet and top with warm water. Place over high heat and bring to a simmer. Let hot dogs simmer until lightly plumped, about 1 minute. Drain water and return skillet to heat. Cook, turning hot dogs occasionally, until lightly colored on each side, about 5 minutes total.
Place cooked hot dogs in warmed buns. Top with mustard if desired. Top with cole slaw. Serve immediately with extra cole slaw on the side.