Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

This Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog is sinfully good!  A perfectly grilled snappy skin hot dog, covered with bourbon glazed onions and bacon topping is like heaven in your mouth. Finish off your hot dog with some thin slices of jalapeno pepper and you have that complete sweet heat deal going on!

Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

This week the Sunday Supper Tastemakers are celebrating National Hot Dog Month! We decided that since serving hamburgers is synchronous with hot dogs, and are sharing our favorite recipes for juicy burgers and dogs this week! July 23 (yesterday!) was National Hot Dog Day, so if you missed the day, at least you can know you haven’t missed the month yet and can still get your dog on!

A big thanks to Christie of A Kitchen Hoors Adventures for hosting this week’s event!

Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

As a child, when I ate a hotdog, I had to have ketchup on it. As I have grown up, I have moved away from ketchup and on to bourbon and bacon! I love an onion topping. The pushcart onions are one of my favorites, but I think these bourbon caramelized onions have become my very favorite!

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The hotdog you eat makes all the difference also. You want a good quality hot dog. We prefer Ballpark Finest or Hofmann Hots. Something with a lot of flavor and a little snap when you bite into it!

Bourbon Bacon Jalapeno Dog

Bourbon, butter, and bacon. The 3 essential B’s! Sinful, delicious, and oh so irresistible!

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When I make caramelized my onions, I sprinkle a little bit of brown sugar on top to give them a little sweeter flavor. Once they are caramelized, I deglazed my pan with the bourbon. Oh sweet heaven of smells! Top your dog with the onions and a few thin slices of jalapeno for heat. I’m all about that sweet heat so this was amazing for me!

Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

Go ahead and grab a burger or dog and enjoy the remainder of National Hot Dog Month with the Sunday Supper Tastemakers. Be sure to check out the list of Juicy Burgers and Dogs that they have shared this week!

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Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog

This Bourbon Onion Bacon Dog is sinfully good!  A perfectly grilled snappy skin hot dog, covered with bourbon glazed onions and bacon topping is like heaven in your mouth. Finish off your hot dog with some thin slices of jalapeno pepper and you have that complete sweet heat deal going on!
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bourbon Maple Glazed Onions
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 399kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 4 hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog buns

Instructions

  • Cook bacon. Crumble and set aside.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat in skillet. Add onion and cook until onions begin to brown.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of maple syrup and stir into onions. Turn heat up and cook until onions begin to sizzle. Add bourbon (carefully!) to pan. This will cause the onions to bubble furiously. With caution, stir onions for about 1 minute while the bourbon cooks down and glazes the onions. Remove from heat.
  • Serve onions over cooked hot dogs in buns and sprinkle with bacon and jalapeno slices (if using).

Notes

Nutrition information is for onions only

Nutrition

Serving: 1hotdog with 1 bun and 1/4 topping | Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 861mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g
 
 

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    These look terrific

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    Bourbon, bacon and butter???! These could be the best hot dogs yet!!!

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    Anything with caramelized onions is awesome in my book. I’m with you – good quality hot dogs are a must. This is one gorgeous hotdog. Steve will go crazy over this….

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    I’m not much of a hot dog eater, but I could make an exception for these!

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  18. Seriously, those onions!! Love the idea of deglazing with bourbon. Definitely a grown-up hot dog anyone would love.

  19. Patti July 25, 2016 at 7:13 am - Reply

    I have been loving the combination of sweet and heat since I tried Szechuan Chicken in the eight grade. Can’t wait try these flavors on a good hot dog.

  20. Cindys Recipes and Writings July 25, 2016 at 3:36 pm - Reply

    Never tried making a bourbon glaze but I need to fix that soon! Awesome doggie idea!

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    My husband would think he’d died and gone to heaven if I made these dogs for him. Can’t wait to try this recipe.

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    Thank you so much for this recipe! Can’t wait try these flavors on a good hot dog

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    I’m at work and you have ruined my lunch lol. I must have this! I’ll have to wait until this weekend to try this but bacon? Works for me!

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