Instant Pot Hot Dogs

Instant Pot Hot Dogs

This Instant Pot Hot Dogs recipe shows you how to make hot dogs for a crowd.

Perfectly Air fryer lid hot dogs in 3 minutes ready to enjoy!

Easy snack when you don't have time you don't have time or passion for cooking.

Which hotdogs should I use?

Choose all-beef hotdogs (like Vienna) for the best flavor!

Can I use bratwurst?

In order to make bratwurst sausages, follow this Instant Pot brats recipe.

Recipe Video

How to make without Air Fryer Lid

Just follow these instructions:

1. Add water and sausages to the Instant Pot

2. Cook on high pressure for 1 minutes

3. Do a quick release and open the lid.

Can I use frozen sausages?

Sure. In this case, Air Fryer for for 5 minutes instant of 3.

Hot Dogs

Topping ideas

Top them with all the Chicago-style hot dog fixings for an amazing experience.

Dill pickle spear

Pickle relish - to get the neon green to add a drop of blue food coloring

Sport Peppers – similar to pepperoncini but smaller

Celery Salt


You can also make them both together using this Instant Pot Hot Dogs and Sauerkraut recipe.

How to serve?

If it’s a small crowd, make some French Fries or Sweet Potato Fries to serve with your hot dogs.

Here are some more options:

Instant Pot Corn Chowder

Instant Pot Potato Salad

Instant Pot Green Beans

Instant Pot Hot Dogs

How to store?

Cooked hot dogs can be frozen for up to six months.

But to be honest, it's so cheap that I won't save it for later. If I have some leftovers, my cat would enjoy them for sure :]

How many hot dogs can I make at once?

10 sausages or as much as you can place in one layer.

How to make Instant Pot Hot Dogs

Boil the Sausages using a steamer basket.

Instant Pot Hot Dogs

Add a cup of water to your Instant Pot and cover with Air Fryer Lid.

Instant Pot Hot Dogs

Set the Instant Pot to Air Fry at 390 F° for 3 minutes.

Instant Pot Hot Dogs

Now dish out your sausages cause it is time to do the magic!

Instant Pot Hot Dogs

Get your buns and fill them with hot sausages.

Instant Pot Hot Dogs

Add in toppings of your own choice.

We've used chopped onions, diced tomatoes, mustard, and tomato ketchup.

Instant Pot Hot Dogs

If you are done with the toppings, serve & enjoy 🙂

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Instant Pot Hot Dogs

Instant Pot Hot Dogs

These delicious Instant Pot hot dogs will be a crowd-pleaser at your next party.
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Course: party, picnic, Snack, snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dijon mustard, Hot Dogs and Sauerkraut, Instant Pot Hot Dogs, Tomato Sauce
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
Servings: 5


  • 5 sausages
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 buns for serving
  • chopped tomato & onion for serving
  • mustard & ketchup for serving


Air Fryer Hot Dogs

  • Place the steamer basket in the Instant Pot and add water.
  • Put the sausages inside the steamer basket and place the Air Fryer Lid.
  • Set to Air Fry at 390 F° for 3 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂

Pressure cooker Hot Dogs (Without air fryer lid)

  • Add water and sausages to the Instant Pot.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 1 minute.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick release and open the lid.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂


Calories: 2204kcal Carbohydrates: 173g Protein: 93g Fat: 124g Saturated Fat: 37g Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g Monounsaturated Fat: 50g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 306mg Sodium: 4184mg Potassium: 1347mg Fiber: 8g Sugar: 27g Vitamin A: 941IU Vitamin C: 19mg Calcium: 103mg Iron: 58mg


2 thoughts on “Instant Pot Hot Dogs

  1. I also tried lots of recipes with my air fryer but not tried the hot dogs yet. This looks yummy and I will definitely try this recipe in the weekend.

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