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Colombian Hot Dogs (Perro Caliente Colombiano)

Colombian Hot Dogs (Perro Caliente Colombiano)

Erica Dinho
5 from 82 votes
Course Main dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 cups fresh pineapple peeled and cut into chunks
  • cup water
  • 2 ½ tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon cornstarch
  • Juice of ½ a lime
  • 6 hot dogs buns
  • 6 pork and beef hot dogs or veggie dogs
  • 1 cup pineapple sauce
  • 1 cup cole slaw
  • 1 small bag potato chips
  • crushed into fine pieces
  • Mayonnaise
  • ketchup
  • mustard


  • Put the pineapple and water in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Press the pineapple mixture through a sieve into a small saucepan. Discard the pineapple on the sieve.
  • Place the saucepan with the pineapple mixture over medium-low heat and add the lime juice and sugar. Cook, stirring for about 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl blend the cornstarch with 1 tablespoon of water and then stir the mixture into the pineapple sauce.
  • Bring slowly to a boil, stirring until the sauce thickens. Simmer gently for 4 minutes while stirring.
  • Let it cool and transfer to a serving bowl.
  • In a medium pot bring water to a boil. Add the hot dogs to the boiling water and cover. Cook about 7 minutes.
  • Remove and drain on paper towels.
  • Place the hot dogs in the buns and top with pineapple sauce, coleslaw, mayonnaise, mustard and ketchup, topped with crushed potato chips. Serve and enjoy!
Keyword colombian hotdogs, hot dog
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