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Chicago-Style Hot Dog

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 Hot Dogs


_For the Buns_

  • 2 Hot Dog Buns
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds

_For the Hot Dogs_

  • 2 All-Beef hot dogs
  • 1/4 white onion diced
  • 1 roma tomato diced
  • 2 dill pickle spears
  • A few tablespoons pickle relish to taste
  • Spicy Brown Deli Mustard to taste
  • A few pickled Hot Chili Peppers to taste
  • Celery Salt


  • Butter the inside and outside of 2 hot dog buns. Sprinkle with poppy seeds.
  • Bring a cast iron skillet to medium heat and sear the buns for about 1 minute per side, or until the butter is melted and buns are toasty.
  • Set aside.
  • Wipe out the skillet and add the hot dogs. Sear until the hot dogs are browned and heated through. (You can also grill the hot dogs on your outdoor grill or indoor grill-pan).
  • Once hot dogs are cooked, top each with onion, tomato, 1 dill pickle spear, reslih, mustard, hot peppers, and sprinkle liberally with celery salt.
  • Enjoy!