A Chicago Style Hot Dog is known for its different hot dog toppings. And we have heard that to build an amazing Chicago dog you must drag in through the garden.
.What does this Texas Gal know about a Chicago Dog? Plenty! I love the crazy combination of flavors on a this hot dog. And it’s something about throwing everything but the kitchen sink on a bun just totally appeals to me. We first learned of a Chicago dog at our favorite hot dog stand and after we tried them, we had to have more. Sadly we have moved away but we really miss our Chicago Hot dog fix. And so began the search for the process of building our own.
So we learned you don’t have to go to Chicago to enjoy one of these hot dogs. It can easily be built right at home. And we are here to show you how to find and add the amazing ingredients that make this hot dog famous. You will not regret it, this has to be tried to believe how good it is.
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A great Chicago dog is usually steamed but some do grill the wieners. We prefer them steamed and it’s easy using a Hot Dog Steamer. But the hardest part building it is to find poppyseed buns but thank goodness they can be ordered via our Amazon Link Poppy Seed Buns. In fact, Amazon sells an entire Chicago Hot Dog kit that includes the poppy seed buns and the natural casings beef wieners. And you need to have an all-beef wiener that produces the snap sound as one bite into them.
What’s in a Chicago Hot Dog:
- All Beef Frankfurters with natural casings
- Poppy seed hot dog buns
- Yellow Mustard
- Sweet Green Pickle Relish
- White Onion
- Dill Pickle Spears
- Sport Peppers
- Celery Salt
How to Make a Chicago Hot Dog:
After your beef wieners are steamed:
Steam or heat up the beef wieners. Then place them on the poppyseed bun, add the mustard in a zigzag pattern (no reason, I just like the way it looks).
Spoon about 1 tablespoon of relish along one side of the frankfurter.
Sprinkle on the desired amount of chopped onion over the entire dog.
Place the tomato wedges on the opposite side of the frankfurter from the relish.
Add the peppers on the tomato wedges and the pickle spear on top of the relish.
Sprinkle with celery salt to taste.
So the next time you are craving a hot dog with different hot dog toppings, try making these Chicago Dogs. Also, Serve with plenty of napkins and prepare to be amazed.
Other Ways to prepare wieners:
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Chicago Style Hot Dogs
All Beef Frank on a poppy seed bun topped with peppers, tomatoes and pickle relish
- 1 package All Beef Frankfurters with natural casings if you can find them
- 1 package poppy seed hot dog buns
- yellow mustard
- sweet green pickle relish
- 1 large chopped white onion
- 1 tomato thinly sliced into wedges
- 8 dill pickle spears from the refrigerated area for the crispest
- sport peppers
- celery salt
- Heat oven to 325 degrees
- Wrap the poppy seed buns in foil and place in oven to heat, about 5 minutes.
- Bring a pot of water to a boil, drop in the frankfurters and boil for 5 minutes.
To Assemble the dogs
- Place the frankfurters on the bun, add the mustard in a zigzag pattern (no reason, I just like the way it looks).
- Spoon about 1 tablespoon of relish along one side of the frankfurter.
- Sprinkle on the desired amount of chopped onion over the entire dog.
- Place the tomato wedges on the opposite side of the frankfurter from the relish.
- Add the peppers on the tomato wedges and the pickle spear on top of the relish.
- Sprinkle with celery salt to taste.
Calories: 632kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 2704mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 5mg
Friday 18th of July 2014
Stopping by from Feature Friday Link Palooza. I love Chicago dogs, we had a Hot Dog Bar at my son's birthday in May. It was a hit, everyone loves hot dogs :)
Sunday 29th of June 2014
I've never heard of a Chicago dog, but boy is this thing loaded! Thanks for sharing, Evelyn!
Wednesday 25th of June 2014
I love it Evelyn! I wish I had it right now in front of me!
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Tuesday 24th of June 2014
This looks soooo good. Even with a cup of coffee this morning! LOL! Hugs and blessings, Cindy
Monday 23rd of June 2014
I love any kind of hot dog...but a "real" Chicago dog is by far my fave!!!! I'm pinning this to our talent board on DIY Sunday Showcase!! Thanks for sharing with us!!