Chicago Hot Dogs Recipe
With their bold toppings, Chicago hot dogs are one of the city's most famous food traditions. Make Chicago hot dogs like a pro with this easy recipe!
- Serves: 4 persons
- 4all-beef hot dogs
- 4poppy seed hot dog buns
- 4dill pickles spears
- 1medium tomato, cut into 8 wedges
- 4tablespoons sweet pickle relish
- ¼cup diced onion
- 4teaspoons yellow mustard
- 8small sport peppers
- ¼teaspoon celery salt, or to taste
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Put enough water in a medium saucepan to reach the bottom of a steamer basket. When the water boils, reduce the heat to medium and add the hot dogs to the basket. Cover with a lid, and steam until hot, 5 to 7 minutes.
Step 3Place the buns over the hot dogs, cover the pan, and steam until the buns are warmed through, about 30 seconds.
Step 4On a serving platter or on individual plates, place a hot dog in each bun. Nestle 2 tomato wedges on one side of each hot dog and a pickle spear on the opposite side.
Step 5Top each hot dog with 1 tablespoon of relish, then squirt the mustard over the tops in a zig-zag pattern.
Step 6Sprinkle each hot dog with 1 tablespoon of diced onion.
Step 7Top each hot dog with 2 sport peppers and finish with a light sprinkling of celery salt. Serve immediately.