Today is all about the dogs. Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa, that is, with zippy Pineapple Mustard. It’s fun on a bun!

Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa

Summertime is a great time to “Go Hawaiian.” Even if you can’t jump on a plane and head to the islands, you can still have Hawaiian-style fun in your own backyard.

When you think of Hawaii, maybe hot dogs aren’t the first thing that come to mind. But I assure you, they are quite popular in the Land of Aloha. …With added Hawaiian flair.

Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa

Every time we’ve made the long haul to paradise, we hop off the plane and head straight to Puka Dog. Loaded with spicy condiments and fruity concoctions, Puka Dog’s hot dog recipes are a stroke of genius.

Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa and Pineapple Mustard

It’s been months since our last trip to Kauai, and I’ve been hurtin‘ for a Puka Dog, so today I decided to make my own.

You won’t see this Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa on any menu, but  it is inspired by the Hawaiian method of piling tropical flavors on the dog.

Hawaiian Style Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa and Pineapple Mustard

I grilled my buns and polish sausage links, then made a fresh spicy mango salsa and Hawaiian-style sweet pineapple mustard for the top.

Layer fresh sliced avocado over these puppies and you have a meal fit for King Kamehameha!

Awesome Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa and Pineapple Mustard

This Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa would make a great addition to your 4th of July table, along with:

Hawaiian Ahi Poke

Date with Fate Smoothies

Pineapple Sugarcane Spa Water

Pina Colada Cupcakes with Fresh Kiwi Frosting


Pasta with Peas, Smoked Almonds and Dill

Summer Squash and Blistered Tomatoes

White Bean and Edamame Salad with Smoky Vinaigrette

Homemade Chocolate Dipped Cones

Have a happy and SAFE Independence Day!

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Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 38 minutes
Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa, that is, with zippy Pineapple Mustard. It's fun on a bun!
Servings: 8


For the Hot Dogs:

  • 8 Polish sausage links
  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 2 ripe avocados sliced

For the Mango Salsa:

  • 1 large ripe mango peeled and diced
  • 1/2 small red onion diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 serrano chile seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

For the Pineapple Mustard:


  • Preheat the grill to high heat. Diced and combine all the ingredients for the Mango salsa, Toss and set aside.
  • In the food processor, puree the pineapple chunks, garlic, dijon mustard, and honey until smooth.
  • Open the buns and grill face-down for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • Grill the sausages for 5-8 minutes, rotating for even char marks.
  • Place the sausages on the buns and top with mango salsa, pineapple mustard and fresh sliced avocado.


Serving: 1hot dog, Calories: 263kcal, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 7g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 403mg, Potassium: 410mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 10g, Vitamin A: 820IU, Vitamin C: 40mg, Calcium: 94mg, Iron: 2.1mg
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Hawaiian
Author: Sommer Collier
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