Chilli dogs with pickled jalapeño and coriander

It's double the fun here with grilled dogs and a good whack of chilli. Don't skimp on the toppings - they're a highlight.

You'll need

40 ml olive oil, plus extra for brushing 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 300 gm coarsely minced beef 1 chipotle chilli in adobo 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 tbsp smoked paprika ½ tsp dried oregano 200 gm canned tomato polpa 6 smoked sausages, such as kransky 6 hotdog rolls, split lengthways 60 gm finely grated vintage cheddar Sliced pickled jalapeños, sour cream and coriander, to serve


  • 01
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat, add onion and garlic, and sauté until starting to soften (2-3 minutes). Add beef, chipotle chilli, spices and oregano and sauté until beef browns (3-4 minutes). Add tomato polpa and 100ml water, reduce heat to low, season to taste and simmer until thickened (8-10 minutes).
  • 02
  • Meanwhile, heat a char-grill pan or barbecue to medium heat, brush sausages with oil, then grill, turning occasionally, until hot and browned (5-6 minutes). Split buns and grill cut sides until toasted (1 minute). Fill buns with sausage and chilli, top with cheddar, jalapeños, sour cream and coriander, season to taste and serve.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people

Additional Notes

Chipotle chillies in adobo are available from select grocers and delicatessens.

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Apr 2017

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