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New York Style Hot Dog

New York Style Hot Dogs

Enjoy a taste of New York City with these sauerkraut and spicy brown mustard laden New York Style Hot Dogs!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 ea Nathan's Hot Dogs
  • 8 oz sauerkraut I used Frank's Hot Dog Kraut
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2-1 ts cayenne
  • spreadable butter
  • 4 each hot dog buns
  • 4 oz spicy brown mustard


  • Heat up 1 tb olive oil in a skillet on med - med high heat.   Once heated,  add the onion to the skillet, and cook until lightly browned.
  • Add the ketchup and cayenne pepper, and cook for about 1 minute. Then  keep onion mixture warm while you prepare the hot dogs and buns.
    Onion cayenne and ketchup
  • Cook the hot dogs in a skillet until golden brown.    
  • Preheat your broiler.  Open the hot dog buns and spread a light layer of spreadable butter on the insides of the bun. Toast the hot dog buns under a broiler under just lightly brown. Watch this closely so they don't burn!                                                           
  • Place each hot dog in a bun and top with sauerkraut, some of the onion mixture, and as much spicy brown mustard as you'd like!                                                                           
    New York Style Hot dogs
Keyword Hot Dogs