How long do you boil a Weiner for a hot dog? Fill a medium saucepan or skillet with the water and place over high heat (medium heat if using beer). Once the liquid is boiling, carefully add the hot dogs using kitchen tongs to avoid splashes. Boil 5 minutes for refrigerated dogs or 10 minutes for frozen dogs. For jumbo size wieners, add 3 minutes extra.
Do you put hot dogs in the water before it boils? Cook: Add hot dogs to water and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes. Serve: Drain water and serve hot dogs with your favorite toppings.
How long does it take to boil hot dogs in a pan? Put your hot dogs in a pan or tray. You can use a casserole dish, a roasting pan or even a baking tray (as long as it has a rim for catching juices). Line the dish with foil for extra easy cleanup. Cook for 15 minutes.
Do hot dogs float when done? 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!