Hot Dogs with Spicy Sauce and Grilled Onions

Simple and delicious. Like a grilled dog should be. Serve these hot dogs with spicy sauce and grilled onions at your next backyard get-together and people will wonder why they’ve just been squeezing mustard onto their dogs for all these years.

Hot Dogs with Spicy Sauce and Grilled Onions

I used one of my favorite hot sauces, Louisiana Hot Sauce, to kick these dogs up a bit. Louisiana hot sauce has some heat and spice, but it isn’t overpowering at all. And it’s not overly vinegary like some hot sauces. For the BBQ sauce I used a spicy version for a nice extra kick.

Also try my Islander hot dogs.

Hot Dogs with Spicy Sauce and Grilled Onions
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Hot Dogs with Spicy Sauce and Grilled Onions

Simple and delicious. Like a grilled dog should be. Serve these hot dogs with spicy sauce and grilled onions at your next backyard get-together and people will wonder why they’ve just been squeezing mustard onto their dogs for all these years.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword hot dogs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 321kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet onions sliced
  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns

For the sauce

Instructions

  • To make the sauce, combine all ingredients except the beer in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add just enough beer to slightly thin the sauce.
  • Let sauce simmer while you cook the dogs, stirring occasionally. Add more beer if the sauce is too thick.
  • Grill the onions until just soft.
  • Grill the hot dogs and toast the buns.
  • Serve dogs on buns slathered with the sauce and topped with the onions.

Nutrition

Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 1159mg | Potassium: 326mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 118IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 3mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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