Coney Island Sauce - Flint Style

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is exactly like the Coney Sauce my husband grew up eating in the Flint, MI area.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Do not precook hamburger.
  2. Combine all ingredients in 2 quart.
  3. saucepan.
  4. Cover and cook on medium heat for 1 hour.
  5. Stir occasionally, blot to remove excess fat and liquid.
  6. Serve over cooked hot dogs.


Most Helpful

guys....what most of these recipes miss...and it's a big that the chili recipe is of Greek immigrant origin and therefore has some Mediterranean spices in that they almost never include. Mainly we're talking about cinnamon and cloves. Small amounts (especially cloves which are very strong) but they have to be in there none-the-less. Without those it's just regular ground beef chili.

Blooze D. April 26, 2015

Not bad, just not that much like Detroit coney chili. The authentic stuff is now available for ordering online.

lglowicki June 16, 2009

We are also from Detroit and crave the occasional "coney". But they dont have them like this ANYWHERE else!!! This recipe is awesome, my entire family loves it! This as close to the real thing as you can get. I would love to freeze leftovers for future use but there arent any leftovers. I make a crock pot full and its gone in no time. We eat this on hot dogs, on a hamburger bun with cheese(remember the chi-chi burger?) or in a bowl topped with onions and cheese. THANK YOU!!!

denisemichele September 10, 2008

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