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How long do you boil 2 hot dogs? Using a large saucepan add 1 qt of water and bring it to a boil. Add 8 hot dogs to the water. Bring to a full boil and heat for 4-5 minutes. If you are using frozen hot dogs boil for about 8 minutes.
How do you know when boil hot dogs are done? Cook the hot dogs on high for 75 seconds.
You can also check to see if it needs more time by looking at the texture of the hot dog; if the skin looks wrinkled and darker in color, it’s probably done. If you’re cooking more than a few hot dogs, they will need an extra minute or two to fully heat.
Are boiled hot dogs done when they float? Do hotdogs float when they’re cooked? Not all dogs are created equal, so not all dogs float! Dogs with more meat sink, while dogs with more fat and gristle float. Which ratio of meat to fat to gristle you go with is up to your own personal preference!
Can you over boil hot dogs? Over boiling hot dogs will change both the taste, texture and color of the dogs. Once the salts and preservatives are forced from the hot dog, flavor is decreased and the color begins toward greyscale. Once more water is absorbed than the skin can withstand, the dogs will eventually burst open.