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the best hot diggity chilidog

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

Okay, I made this awesome hotdog chili, so I needed an awesome hotdog to go along with it... A good chilidog needs several things, and all in the right combination, to be successful... and one of those important things is the bun. In that respect, I think that I’ve come up with a good solution. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

yield 1 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For the best hot diggity chilidog

  • 1 sm
    baguette (i prefer ciabatta)
  • 1 Tbsp
    sweet butter, unsalted, melted
  • 2 slice
    provolone cheese
  • 1 lg
    kosher hotdog
  • 1 slice
    prosciutto ham
  • mustard, yellow or brown, your choice
  • 1/4 c
    hot chili sauce
  • 1/4 c

How To Make the best hot diggity chilidog

  • 1
  • 2
    Gather your ingredients.
  • 3
    Cut the baguette to a length slightly shorter than the hotdog.
  • 4
    Chef’s Note: I like a bit of hotdog sticking out each end… But, that’s just me.
  • 5
    Cut a section off each side of the baguette, lengthwise.
  • 6
    Cut a trough down through the middle of the baguette, about the thickness of the hotdog, but be careful not to cut all the way through.
  • 7
    Scoop out the middle section to make the trough.
  • 8
    Brush the melted butter on the bottom and two cut sides.
  • 9
    Place in a small pan, over, medium heat.
  • 10
    Toast the bottom and the two sides, about 2 minutes per side.
  • 11
    Remove from pan, and place the provolone cheese into the trough.
  • 12
    Roll the hotdog in the prosciutto ham, and place into the pan, seam-side down.
  • 13
    Cook over medium heat, rolling the dog in the pan, until the hotdog is hot, and the ham begins to crisp, about 3 – 5 minutes.
  • 14
    Add the hotdog to the baguette.
  • 15
    Add the chili.
  • 16
    Add some mustard.
  • 17
    Chef’s Note: Here’s the link to my awesome chili sauce:
  • 18
    Top with the coleslaw.
  • 19
  • 20
    Serve with some chips or fries, or just experience it all by itself. Enjoy.
  • 21
    Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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