CONEY ISLAND SAUCE FOR HOTDOGS
Hot Dog, Franks, Wiener, Frankfurter, Knockwurst.
Original Coney Sauce for hot dog lovers.

Ingredients
1/2 lb ground beef chuck, fried 
1 cup Ketchup
1 cup water
1/4 cup dill pickle relish 
1 tablespoon instant minced onion
1/2  teaspoon mustard powder
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 cup Coca Cola 
1/2 teaspoon Salt 
Pinch of cayenne pepper


Method
Fry ground meat in 2 tablespoon cooking oil and 1 cup water, crumbling with a fork, until no longer pink then add the ketchup, water, relish, onion, mustard, chili powder, coke cola, salt and 
cayenne pepper, stir well to blend then stir occasionally while simmering for about 20 minutes. Thin with more water as 
needed.

Makes 12-14 servings

Cooking The Hot Dogs
Cook 1 package "Ball Park" all Beef Deli 
or "John Morrell N.Y Deli" Plump Hot Dogs 
in (Optional -1/2 cup beer) and 3 cups water 
or just the water, add 1/4 teaspoon 
Caraway Seeds and 2 smashed cloves of 
fresh garlic. Bring to a boil and immediately 
set to lowest heat and simmer for 20 minutes or longer.

Use fresh soft buns or lightly toast buns under a broiler or face down in a fry pan.

*Notes Nathan's and Hebrew National Hot Dogs are so..."doggone" greasy good.

Sabrett® Skinless Frankfurters are perfect for a roller grill, BBQ, camping or pan-frying. They are available in a variety of sizes, from cocktail size to foot long. These are some franks that fans enjoy at stadiums, movie theaters and most amusement parks.

Chicago Style - Use Vienna Beef hot dogs, use poppy seed hot dog buns (steam them but not soggy) 
The original Coney sauce was meatless, some secret Coney sauce recipes include cinnamon. A red frankfurter called a "frank." was a Vienna beef hot dog and a popular original in Chicago. 

A White Knockwurst, a mild German sausage made with veal, pork, milk and eggs is used as a Coney dog in some parts of New York State

In Buffalo N.Y. a Coney is a "Texas Red Hot". This is essentially a Coney Island - a hot dog topped with,cheese, chopped raw onions, mustard (horseradish mustard, sometimes) and a thin chili sauce. It is important to note that the sauce is not chili, per se, but a tomato-based sauce with some ground meat and chili (spice) as flavorings.


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