Sizzling Summer Hot Dog Recipes

Rock your hot dog game with this creative, flavor-packed combos

Article by Erica Hernandez

Photography by Shannon Valentine | Lunalux

Originally published in Cypress Lifestyle

Ryan Salvaggio likes to push his creative culinary boundaries. One of his recent creations includes a cuttlefish-ink potato gnocchi topped with spicy sausage and cooked shrimp. A hefty splash of homemade lemon-butter cream sauce was Ryan's final touch. The Cypress dad cooks something special just about every night for his young daughter and documents his creations on Facebook. This month, Ryan offers his unique twist on the hot-dog season with these edgy culinary combinations. 

Indian Flare Dog 


- Nathan's Famous original dog, wrapped in bacon and deep-fried 

- Mango chutney 

- Deep-fried chickpeas seasoned with lime zest and smoked paprika 

- Fresh cilantro 

- Dash of Scotch bonnet pepper sauce. 


Cajun dog


- Hickory-smoked jalapeno boudin 

- Seasoned crawfish

- Blistered tomatoes 

- Seasoned sauteed okra


Asian fusion dog


- Two Hebrew National dogs grilled and glazed with oyster sauce

- Seaweed salad topping

- Kimchi 

- Dash of sriracha sauce


Poblano dog


- Nathan's Famous original dog, deep-fried 

- Hickory-smoked poblano pepper

- Pickled red onion 

- Habanero slices 

- Poblano jalapeño cream sauce

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