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Loaded BBQ Hot Dogs

A hot dog loaded with creamy slaw, crispy BBQ onion strings and BBQ sauce. A deliciously messy twist on a classic!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings


Hot Dog Ingredients:

  • 1 cup thinly sliced yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce plus more for drizzling
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • oil for frying
  • salt
  • 4 hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog buns

Creamy Slaw Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups finely shredded red cabbage


  • Toss the onions with 1 tablespoon of BBQ sauce. Allow to marinate for at least 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, make the coleslaw. whisk together mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Pour over shredded cabbage and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Once onions have marinated, place flour in a resealable plastic bag, add in onions and shake to coat.
  • Heat 1/4 inch layer of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Once hot, remove onions from flour and shake off any excess. Fry in hot oil until golden brown and crunchy. Use a slotted spoon to transfer to a paper towel lined plate. Sprinkle with salt.
  • Heat a grill to medium-high heat and cook hot dogs until cooked through.
  • To assemble a hot dog: place a hot dog in a bun, spoon slaw over the top, place onions on top and drizzle with BBQ sauce. Serve.


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Keywords: bbq, coleslaw, grilling, hot dog, summer