Hot dog recipe

 Chicken hot dog recipe ( Hot Dog recipe Sausage)

There's something about the sizzle of a hot dog on the grill, the soft, warm bun, and the endless possibilities of toppings that make it an all-time favorite. Today, we're diving deep into the world of hot dogs, from their fascinating history to the art of crafting the perfect frankfurter.

Join me on this savory journey as we unravel the secrets behind the humble yet iconic hot dog. Whether you're a passionate foodie or just someone craving a quick, satisfying bite, this blog post is your ultimate guide to hot dog heaven
Garnished hot dog with olive and parsley

Hot Dog is a versatile, yummy and extremely easy to make. It is especially for all the foodies and cooking enthusiast. If you are looking for such a hot dog recipe which is easy to make and delicious to taste, you have come to the right place. Here I bring you the step by step guide on how to make chicken hot dog at home.

What is hot dog ?

A hot dog is a popular and iconic American food item. Typically consists of a cooked sausage, usually made of beef or pork, which is served inside a sliced bread roll or bun. Hot dogs are often enjoyed with a variety of condiments and toppings, making them a customizable and versatile meal. The condiments use includes mustard, mayonnaise and  tomato ketchup . And is garnish with olive, onion , lettuce and cheese. 

Hot dogs can be customized with a wide range of condiments to suit individual tastes. They are often sold at sporting events, street vendors, and cookouts, making them a popular and convenient choice for a quick and tasty meal. The hot dog is a beloved American fast-food classic and has also inspired various regional variations and creative topping combinations


If there's one thing that can be said about hot dogs, it's that they are truly a global delight with humble beginnings. While they've become a staple at ball games and backyard barbecues across America, the story of the hot dog begins in Europe.

European Roots

The precursor to the hot dog can be traced back to several European sausages. One of the most notable predecessors is the "Frankfurter" from Germany. This sausage, made from a mixture of pork and beef, is believed to be the ancestor of the American hot dog. Interestingly, the term "frankfurter" itself suggests a connection to the city of Frankfurt. In Vienna, Austria, another sausage called the "Wiener" (Vienna in German) was popular. It was made from a blend of beef and pork, much like the Frankfurter. This eventually led to the naming of the hot dog as the "wiener" or "frankfurter" in the United States.

Arrival in America

The hot dog made its way to American shores with immigrants from various European countries, notably German immigrants in the late 19th century. In fact, it's been said that Charles Feltman, a German immigrant, started selling sausages in rolls from a pushcart on Coney Island, New York, in the 1860s. This is often considered one of the earliest instances of hot dogs in the United States. However, it was Nathan Handwerker, another immigrant and former employee of Feltman, who revolutionized the hot dog industry. He founded Nathan's Famous, which went on to become one of the most iconic hot dog joints in the United States.

Ball games and Berbeque

Barbecues : The association between hot dogs and American pastimes, like baseball games, began to take shape in the early 20th century. Legend has it that during a New York Giants baseball game in 1901, vendors began selling hot dogs, and they quickly became a fan favorite. Ever since, hot dogs and baseball have been inseparable. Backyard barbecues, too, have played a pivotal role in hot dog culture. The ease of grilling hot dogs made them a quintessential part of summertime cookouts and family gatherings.

So, the hot dog's journey from European sausages to being an iconic American fast food and picnic food is a testament to its adaptability and universal appeal. Today, the hot dog is more than just a snack; it's a symbol of culinary fusion and a taste of history in every bite.

What is Chicken hot dog?

A chicken hot dog is a type of hot dog made primarily from chicken meat instead of the traditional beef or pork. It's a popular alternative for people who prefer poultry over red meat or for those who follow dietary restrictions that don't allow for pork or beef consumption.

I am sharing the easy and simple version of hot dog recipe which is easy to make at home with some basic ingredients. I have added some salad and veggies to keep the high calorie count under control.

Garnished hot dog with olive for hot dog sandwich recipe

Hot Dog recipe ingredients

Sausage : 2 to 3 chicken cocktail sausages or hot dog sausages

Hot dog bun : 1 hot dog bun 

Sauces ; Good quality Mustard sauce, mayonnaise and tomato sauce

Spices : paprika powder, red chilly flakes and oregano

Vegetables : fresh and ripe tomato and few lettuce leafs

Others : extra virgin olive oil and salt

Steps to make hot dog


Heat a non stick pan with olive oil over medium heat flame. When it become hot add the chicken sausages , red chilly flakes, oregano, paprika powder and salt. Grill them for 2 minutes and remove.

When the sausages cool down, cut them length wise into two parts.

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Slice the Hot Dog bun length wise into two parts and toast to golden brown.

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Arranging the hot dog

Apply mustard paste and mayonnaise on the inner sides of the hot dogs bun.

Mustard Paste and mayonnaise spread on Hot Dog bun Food Recipe

Place some lettuce leafs over the mustard and mayonnaise paste bun. Then place the tomato slices over the lettuce leafs. Now top it with the chicken hot dog sausage.

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Close the bun with other part of hot dog bun and press lightly to set everything. Place the hot dog in a plate and garnish with olives and ketchup and serve.

Frequently Asked questions

1. Is hot dog veg?

Hot dogs can be both vegetarian (veg) and non-vegetarian, depending on the ingredients used to make them.

 Non-Vegetarian Hot Dog :Traditional hot dogs are typically made from a combination of beef, pork, or poultry. These are not vegetarian as they contain meat.

Vegetarian Hot Dog : There are vegetarian or vegan alternatives to traditional hot dogs. These are made from plant-based ingredients such as soy, tofu, wheat gluten, or other protein sources. They are suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

2. What are Hot Dogs made of ?

Hot dogs are typically made from a mixture of beef, pork, or chicken meat, along with various spices and seasonings. They are encased in a casing, usually made of cellulose or natural casings.

3. Are Hot Dogs healthy to eat?

Hot dogs are a processed meat product and can be high in sodium and preservatives. While they can be enjoyed in moderation, it's essential to consider them as an occasional treat rather than a daily food.

4. What are the different types of Hot Dog toppings?

There's a wide range of toppings you can use on hot dogs, including ketchup, mustard, onions, sauerkraut, relish, pickles, cheese, chili, and coleslaw.

If you love this Chicken hot dog recipe, I am sure you would love the following recipe as well....

   Hot dog recipe

Serving hot dogs sandwich for hot dogs recipe

Grilled chicken sausages are arranged inside a hot dog bun with lettuce and tomato slices. Mustard paste and mayonnaise are applied inside the hot dog bun.

Prep time 10 min cook time 10 min serve 1
Author Mobasir hassan

  • 2-3 Chicken Hot Dog sausage or cocktail sausage
  • 1 Hot Dog bun
  • 1 teaspoon mustard paste
  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 tomato slice
  • 1 Lettuce leaf
  • 1/3 teaspoon red chilly flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt as per taste
  1. Heat a non stick pan with olive oil and grill the sausages with salt, paprika powder and oregano for 2 minutes.
  2. Remove and cool down. Cut them into two half lengthwise.
  3. Slice the hot dogs bun into two parts and toast them to golden brown.

Making the hot dogs sandwich

  1. Apply mayonnaise and mustard paste on the inner sides of both hot dogs bun.
  2. Take the lower slice of the bun and place a lettuce leaf over the mayo mustard paste.
  3. Place tomato slices over the lettuce leaves.
  4. Now arrange the sausages over tomato slice and close them with the remaining hot dogs bun.
  5. Press lightly to set everything well inside the bun.
  6. Garnish with olive, tomato ketchup and mustard paste.
                Nutritional value ( estimate only)
                ( serving size 1)             
  • Calorie : 226
  • Fats : 11.02 g
  • Protein : 9.74 g
  • Carbohydrate : 21.36 g
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