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Coney Island Hot Dog
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
A Coney Island hot dog is a hot dog but also a popular type of restaurant in the northern United States, especially in Michigan.
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Author: Kriszti Terei-Vigh
For the chili sauce
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 oz. ground beef
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour mixed with 2 tablespoons cold water
For the hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog sausages
  • 1 onion very thinly sliced
  • 4 hot dog buns
  • 4 tablespoons sweet mustard
  • Grated cheddar cheese
Chili sauce
  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan and fry the onion and garlic for 1 minute.
  2. Add the meat and fry for about 5 minutes, stirring regularly.
  3. Then add the tomato paste, beef broth, cumin and brown sugar. Mix well.
  4. Add the mixture of cornflour and water, and mix well for about 3 minutes over low heat until the sauce is thick. Set aside.
Hot dogs
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F (200 C).

  2. In a saucepan, poach the sausages in boiling water. Set aside.
  3. Slice the hot dog buns, spread mustard, place 1 drained sausage and cover with hot chili sauce.
  4. Sprinkle with some slices of onion and grated cheddar cheese.
  5. Place the hot dogs on the oven rack for 5 minutes before serving.