Recipe courtesy of Marie Ostrosky

Corny Dogs

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  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
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Vegetable oil (for deep frying)

1/2 cup unsifted all-purpose flour (for dredging)

2/3 cup yellow cornmeal

1/3 cup unsifted all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup milk

1 egg, well beaten

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

10 ready-to-eat frankfurters (1 pound)

10 wooden skewers


  1. Place oil in deep-fat fryer, insert deep-fat thermometer, and begin heating to 375 degrees F. Place 1/2 cup dredging flour in pie pan; set aside.
  2. Mix cornmeal, 1/3 cup flour, and salt in 2-cup glass measure. Add milk, egg, and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Mix well and set aside.
  3. Thread frankfurters onto wooden skewers. Roll in dredging flour to coat, shaking off excess. Dip frankfurters, one at a time, in cornmeal batter, then fry in 375 degree F oil until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. Serve warm.