Chicago-Style Hot Dog

Chicago-Style Hot Dog
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A Vienna Sausage all-beef dog is the starring ingredient in a Chicago-style pup. (Yes, you can use another brand but then it will be a Sort-of-Chicago-style hot dog.) We've kept the fixings unmeasured: Because Chicagoans consider it a work of art, a Chicago dog should reflect the personality of its creator.This recipe was originally published in the Chicago Tribune.
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Chicago-Style Hot Dog recipe - The Daily Meal
Total time: 15 minutes
  • 4 vienna sausage all-beef hot dogs in natural casing, steamed or boiled
  • 4 steamed poppy seed buns
  • bright yellow mustard
  • celery salt (optional)
  • green relish
  • chopped raw onion
  • 4 long slivers of jumbo dill pickle
  • sport peppers
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  1. Steam hot dogs for 5 minutes (or until the internal temperature reaches 160 F), or boil them for 7 to 10 minutes, or according to package directions. Steam 4 poppy seed buns for 1 to 2 minutes, or according to package directions.
  2. Place each hot dog in a steamed bun.
  3. Top each hot dog with toppings in the following order: bright yellow mustard, celery salt (optional), green relish, chopped raw onion, long slivers of jumbo dill pickle, sport peppers and tomato slices.