Honey, Basil and Panko Turkey Dog

Can you believe it’s Hot Dog Friday already?  Last night something weird happened…

… I didn’t really want to eat hot dogs.  [gasp]

Not because I didn’t think it would be delicious —  because it would be —  but because of my carb cutting diet, I couldn’t have the bun.

And because of that, I lost all my hot dog inspiration.  So I have to give credit where credit is due. My creative beau thought up this tasty turkey dog topping.

You can’t really see it but it’s covered in honey. That’s what’s keeping the crispy panko, that he crisped up in coconut oil (!!!) and garlic, on the turkey dog.

Shopping List
Turkey dogs
Hot dog buns
Panko bread crumbs
1 clove garlic
Fresh Basil
Coconut oil

Grill your turkey dog, (gotta get the grill marks).

Crisp up your Panko in a frying pan with coconut oil (instead of butter), mince up your garlic clove and throw in as well. Should take 5 minute total to not burn the Panko or garlic.

Spread an extremely generous amount of honey on the bottom of the bun, then put the turkey dog on top and then spread even more honey on top of that.

Sprinkle on your panko, and then more honey. Top with fresh basil and serve.

8 Responses to “Honey, Basil and Panko Turkey Dog”

  1. The Slow Roasted Italian posted on July 1, 2011 at 3:36 pm (#)

    Well they look fantastic! Great job ‘creative beau’.

  2. Parsley Sage posted on July 2, 2011 at 3:11 pm (#)

    Ooh! Well done Beau! Awesome looking hot dog 🙂 Buzzed

  3. Jessica posted on July 3, 2011 at 5:21 am (#)

    I would have never thought that you lost inspiration for a second! This is one creative hot dog and a delicious looking one too! I love the crispy panko topping. Yum!!

  4. Jennifer posted on July 3, 2011 at 6:36 am (#)

    What a unique hotdog! I am happy I discovered your hotdog fridays, they look delicious! Congrats on top 9 as well =)

    Jenny @ Savour the Senses

  5. Ann posted on July 4, 2011 at 3:00 am (#)

    How unique! I bet it was absolutely delicious! What a clever option from the regular dog! Congratulations on making Food Buzz Top 9!


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