How long do you grill hot dogs on each side? 4) Make sure it’s evenly charred.
It will take about 2 to 3 minutes to develop grill marks on one side of a hot dog. Once that’s achieved, turn it over and repeat.
How do you cook hot dogs on the grill?
- Preheat a grill to medium. Lightly oil the grill grates.
- Grill the hot dogs, turning, until lightly charred in spots, 5 to 7 minutes, brushing with barbecue sauce during the last minute of cooking.
- Toast the buns on the grill, about 30 seconds. Serve the hot dogs on the buns.
How do you know when grilled hotdogs are done? Place the hot dogs over the heat and don’t walk away! Keep turning them to get grill marks all around and watch them carefully. When they start to expand but before they start sputtering, they’re done.
Do you close the grill when cooking hot dogs? The most important part of grilling hot dogs is to never walk away from the grill! They cook fast and just a few seconds can make the difference between the perfect hot dog and a charred, shrivelled mess. 🙂 And remember, leave the lid open on your grill, otherwise you can’t keep an eye on the dogs!