This is how they do hot dogs in Chicago. I personally have never had a Chicago style hot dog but had always wanted to try it. A Chicago style hot dog is basically a hot dog with a lot of condiments. Some of the condiments include tomato, dill pickle, relish, onion and hot peppers. If you are from Chicago chances are you already know all about these. I tried to keep this recipe as authentic as possible but unfortunately some items seem nearly impossible to find unless you order them. Probably the hardest authentic item on this list to find is the sport peppers. If you cannot find them just omit or some recommend Tabasco peppers if you can find those. Putting all these condiments on a hot dog might sound strange to some but trust me, it’s delicious! These hot dogs are perfect for the upcoming football season. Enjoy.
1 all-beef hot dog
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
1 poppy seed hot dog bun
1 tablespoon sweet green pickle relish
1 tablespoon onion (chopped)
4 tomato wedges
1 dill pickle spear
2 sport peppers
Step 1: Add water to a medium pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and add hot dog and cook for 5 minutes or until done. Remove hot dog and set aside. With a steamer, steam hot dog bun for 2 minutes.
Step 2: Place hot dog on the steamed bun. Add condiments in this specific order- yellow mustard, relish, onion, tomato wedges, dill pickle spear, and celery salt. The tomatoes should be placed between the hot dog and the top of the bun. The dill pickle spear should be placed between the hot dog and the bottom of the bun.
(Makes 1 Serving)