December 9 2015

Recipe for Kids: Hot Dog Banchan

This quick dish is perfect for when you don’t have much time. The recipe is simple, you take the hot dogs you have in your fridge and turn them into a banchan, which is Korean for side dish. There’s something almost magical about combining ketchup and soy sauce. Who knew those two would go so well together? Serve this dish with white rice and you’ll have a complete meal in no time.

Gather ingredients. Peel and chop onion and green onion. Chop mushrooms and hot dogs.

Heat your wok on high, add the ketchup and warm it up for one minute.

Next, add the soy sauce, mixing it together with the ketchup. Set heat to low-medium. Add the sugar.

Add the onions. Mix everything together. Now, add the chopped mushrooms.

Add the hot dogs and stir into the mixture for a few minutes.

Add chopped green onions and sesame seeds.


3 turkey dogs
5 small mushrooms (1/4 cup), de-stemmed and chopped
2 green onions, chopped
1/2 an onion, diced (1/2 cup)
1/2 cup ketchup
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp sugar
Sprinkle of sesame seeds (optional)

1. In a wok, add ketchup. Heat on high till ketchup is warmed (one minute).
2. Add the soy sauce, mix. Turn to low-medium heat.
3. Add the sugar, diced onions, mushrooms, and hot dogs. Sautée for a few minutes.
4. Last, add the green onions. Optional: Sprinkle in some sesame seeds.


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