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Polynesian Hot Dogs

Cheap, cheerful and goes together in no time.  Healthy it ain’t, but tasty it is and ready in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: beef, Pork, skillet dinners
Cuisine: Polynesian
Keyword: hot dogs
Servings: 4
Calories: 563kcal


  • 1 lb any variety hot dogs
  • 1 medium green bell pepper cut in 1-inch cubes
  • 20 oz can pineapple chunks (drained, reserve juice)
  • 1 tbsp oil


  • 1 cup pineapple juice reserved from can
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper


  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Slice hot dogs in 2-inch pieces. Drain pineapple and reserve juice.
  • Mix the sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Mix the thickener ingredients in a small cup.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add hot dogs and brown, stirring the hot dogs around so they brown but do NOT burn. Remove hot dogs from pan when browned.
  • Add the sauce ingredients, drained pineapple and green pepper to the hot skillet. Bring to boil and reduce heat to medium. Cook and reduce for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the thickening mixture, stirring constantly until mixture begins to boil. Add hot dogs back to pan and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve over rice.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 563kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 1291mg | Potassium: 526mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 181IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 4mg