How Long Can You Leave Cooked Hot Dogs Out?

Author Adele Gillet

Posted Nov 15, 2022

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Cooked hot dogs can be left out for up to two hours at room temperature, or one hour if the temperature is above 90 degrees Fahrenheit. After that, they should be refrigerated.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long can food be left at room temperature?

Food can be left at room temperature for a maximum of four hours.

Should you refrigerate raw hot dogs?

There is no definitive answer, as the decision depends on a number of factors. For example, if you’re planning to eat your hot dogs right away, chilling them will not affect their flavor or safety. If, on the other hand, you plan to freeze them, it’s generally advisable to refrigerate them.

How long can hot dogs sit out before they go bad?

At 140°F or warmer, hot dogs can sit out for no more than two hours before they go bad.

What temperature do you heat up hot dogs?

We like to heat up hot dogs at 140°F.

How to tell if a hot dog has spoiled?

Slimy coating on the exterior = Spoiled

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