Tempura chilli cheese hot dog with fresh greens and chimichurri sauce

By YOU Digital
03 April 2019
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Preparation: 15 Min | Cooking: 25 Min | Serves 4

Dipped in a light batter and deep-fried, these crispy tempura chilli cheese hot dogs are served with fresh greens and chimichurri sauce, creating a simple #JustDelicious addition to your picnic basket.

Ingredients

Tempura chili cheese hot dog

380g Eskort Gourmet American Chilli Cheese Hot Dog

oil for deep frying

250ml (1c) flour

375ml (1½c) soda water, chilled

5ml (1t) salt

15ml (1T) cornflour

Fresh greens

200g tenderstem broccoli

200g French beans

Chimichurri

250ml (1c) fresh parsley, finely chopped

15 ml (1T) fresh oregano, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 shallot, chopped

2,5ml (½t) chilli chopped

45ml (3T) olive oil

10ml (2t) red wine vinegar

zest and juice of 1 lemon

Method 

Tempura Chili Cheese Hot Dog

  • Preheat a pot of oil over high heat.
  • Combine the flour, cornflour, and soda water and salt in a small mixing bowl and whisk well to remove any lumps.
  • Refrigerate the batter for 10 minutes.
  • Coat the hot dogs with flour then dip them into the batter.
  • Deep-fry the hot dogs in the oil for 5 minutes until crispy.

Chimichurri sauce

  • Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and blend well.
  • Serve with the hot dogs with the sauce. Store any leftover sauce in the fridge in an airtight container.

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