Hot Dogs

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Ingredients

·      4 lobster tails, poached

·      1 lemon, quartered

·      5 peppercorns

·      1 onion, quartered

·      8 skewers

·      2 cups cornmeal

·      4 tablespoons baking powder

·      1 teaspoon black pepper

·      1 cup flour

·      1 teaspoon salt

·      2 tablespoons sugar

·      1 cup half and half

·      3 eggs

·      2 quart vegetable oil

 

Method

-      Place 2 skewers into the tail of each lobster so it is secure so the tail won’t curl during the poaching process

-      Fill up a pot with 2 quarts of boiling water, 1 lemon quartered, peppercorns and 1 onion

-      quartered, this liquid is only for the poaching process, you will discard afterwards

-      Place the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix with a whisk

-      Add the eggs and half and half and whisk until consistency of the batter is of a thick pancake batter

-      Place the poached lobster tails in the batter to coat and drop in the 375 degree oil

-      Fry the lobster corn dog for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown

-      Serve with any condiments

 

Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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Method For Biscuits

-      In a bowl, combine dry ingredients

-      Using a fork or pastry blender, cut in butter

-      Make a well in the center of the mixture, and stir in half and half until dough forms

-      Place dough on lightly floured surface, and form into two hotdog buns, cutting a slit down the center

-      Bake buns in an oven preheated to 375 degrees for 15 minutes

Method For Hot Dogs

-      Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet

-      Add onion and bell peppers to skillet

-      Add jalapeno to skillet

-      Slice hotdogs of your choice widthwise, and add to skillet

-      Once hotdogs are cooked through, add in cheese

-      Remove skillet from heat

-      Fill biscuit bun with mixture

 

Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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