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Nothing beats a good ole hot dog off the grill. And there’s no need to just heap on the mustard or relish and call it done. You can throw just about anything that’s in your fridge on a dog (including mayo!). These Memphis-Style BBQ hot dogs have that great down-south flavor from smoky bacon and barbecue sauce, topped with gooey cheese, and kicked up with green onions and jalapeno slices.
I used a spicy BBQ sauce on these Memphis-style BBQ hot dogs. You can go with sweet or smoky, or whatever suits your fancy.
Slicing your hot dogs before cooking helps ensure that the toppings don’t slide off. And that’s a good thing!
Also try my crazy-good muffuletta dogs.
Memphis-Style BBQ Hot Dogs
- 2 hot dogs
- 2 slices bacon
- 2 hot dog buns
- 2 tablespoons BBQ sauce
- 1 green onion sliced
- Pickled jalapenos to taste, if desired
- sharp cheddar cheese shredded
- Wrap the hot dogs in the bacon and grill over medium heat, turning often, until done.
- Lightly toast the buns.
- Top the buns with the dogs. Add the BBQ sauce, green onion, jalapenos (if using) and cheese. Enjoy!
Nutritional values are approximate.