Recipe courtesy of Jeff Mauro

Chicago-Style Hot Dog

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
"The secret weapon in my homemade relish is a couple of cherry peppers - they pack a little heat and a lot of sweetness."


  1. Steamed Hot Dog
  2. Cook in a steamer basket set in a pot with a few inches of simmering water, covered, 5 to 7 minutes; add buns during the last minute.
  3. Bread-and-Butter Relish
  4. Combine 1 cup diced bread-and-butter pickles, 1 tablespoon diced pickled cherry peppers and 1 teaspoon sugar in a small bowl.
  5. Yellow Mustard
  6. White Onion
  7. Celery-Salt Fries
  8. Bake 2 cups frozen french fries as the label directs. Toss with 1/2 teaspoon celery salt, and salt to taste.
  9. Sport Peppers (or other pickled hot peppers)