- Take your hot dog or hot dogs out of the plastic packing they were packaged in
- Wrap your hot dogs in a paper towel, and then either lay them on a dish that is suitable for the microwave, or put them directly into the microwave.
- For a single weiner, cook the hot dogs in the microwave on high for 40 to 50 seconds.
- When removing your frank, exercise caution so as not to get burnt by the steam that is leaving
Microwave for thirty seconds at the maximum power setting (or 45 seconds for a small microwave or 20 seconds for a powerful microwave). Carefully open the door and check to see if the hot dog has been heated all the way through before proceeding. Repeat in intervals of 20 seconds until the hot dog is cooked to your satisfaction.
How do you defrost a frozen hot dog in the microwave?
Put your hot dog on a platter that can go in the microwave. Wait for the hot dog to thaw for a minute before inspecting it. If it is already defrosted, you may move on to the next step in the cooking instructions. If there are still frozen chunks, ″thaw″ it at intervals of 30 seconds until it is entirely defrosted. If there are still frozen chunks, ″thaw″ it.