Firecracker Tender Belly Frank Recipe

Firecracker Tender Belly Frank Recipe

The Tender Belly culinary team brings you the Daytona Speedway Firecracker Frank! A speedway frank, almost as iconic as the speedway itself. Ladies and gentlemen, start your grills! 



  • 8 Tender Belly Berkshire Uncured Franks
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper (small dice)
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper (small dice)
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno (small dice)
  • 2 tablespoons fresno chile (small dice)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 ounce liquid pectin
  • 3 cups green cabbage (thin sliced)
  • ¼ cup red onion (julienne)
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 Hoagie buns

PREP TIME: 20 minutes

COOK TIME: 13 minutes


  1. In a medium sauce pot combine peppers/chiles, sugar and vinegar, bring to a boil. Stir in pectin and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, stir occasionally as pepper jelly cools.
  2. In medium mixing bowl mix together cabbage, red onion, jalapeno, fresno chile, cilantro, mayo, 2 tablespoons of vinegar, salt and pepper to make slaw.
  3. Grill franks on griddle or outdoor grill for 2 minutes per 1/3 turn of frank, 6 minutes total.
  4. Toast bun lightly on grill for 1 minute.
  5. Assemble by placing franks into buns, spoon pepper jelly along one side of frank. Lay slaw across the opposite side of the frank.
  6. Pour yourself and your friends a cold one and enjoy!

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