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Hot dogs on buns with pickled cucumbers on a plate

Danish Hot Dogs

Grilled hot dogs topped with creamy, curried remoulade sauce, fresh pickled cucumbers and crispy fried shallots.  A Danish street food classic!
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Course: dinner, lunch, summer
Cuisine: Danish, Nordic, Scandinavian
Keyword: crispy onions, Danish. streetfood, hotdogs, remoulade
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 -6 hotdogs
Calories: 438kcal
Author: Kristi


  • 4-6 best quality hot dogs
  • Crispy Fried Shallots or store-bought crispy fried onions
  • Fresh Pickled Cucumbers or store-bought dill pickle slices
  • Danish Remoulade Sauce recipe follows
  • 4-6 hot dog buns for serving

For the Danish Remoulade Sauce:

  • ½ cup prepared mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons skyr Icelandic yogurt, Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 1 heaping teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon capers coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Pickled Cucumbers or store-bought dill pickles finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder


  • Make the Danish Remoulade:  Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir until fully combined
  • Heat grill.  Grill hot dogs over medium heat until heated through and nicely browned, about 7-10 minutes
  • Place one hot dog inside of each bun.  Spoon Danish Remoulade over the length of the hot dog, followed by pickled cucumbers and a sprinkle of crispy shallots.  Serve immediately.



Calories: 438kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 898mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 213IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 3mg