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The Carolina Bird Dog

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A day of conquering some of the biggest coasters around sure can work up an appetite. Luckily, Carowinds has plenty of dining locations featuring delicous Carolina fare. This season, we're introducing a true local favorite: the Carolina Bird Dog. This sandwich gives a southern twist to a traditional hot dog making picnics more interesting. 

While you can always pick a bird dog at the park, here's how to make one of your own:

Step One:

Start off with your favorite type of hot dog bun. We use a fresh footlong bun to be sure our Bird Dogs are the largest and best of all.

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Pro Tip: Toast the hot dog bun to make your Bird Dog extra crispy.

Step Two:

Make your own chicken tenders using your favorite recipe or buy some already prepared and place them inside the bun. Every morning we make our chicken tenders from scratch, hand-breading them with the perfect selection of herbs and spices.

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Step Three:

Pick your favorite honey mustard and pour it over the chicken tenders.

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Step Four:

Sprinkle shredded cheese over the tenders and melt. At Carowinds we do all the work for you by drizzling our Bird Dog with our very own warm cheese sauce.

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Step Five:

Sprinkle crispy sizzling bacon bits on the top of the sandwich.

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Enjoy!

Now enjoy one of South Carolina's favorite sandwiches! After the first bite, you'll definitely want to make yourself a Carolina Bird Dog again and again. Kris Siuta, Carowinds' Executive Chef even says it's his new favorite way to eat chicken tenders.

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Find our Carolina Bird Dog at the Fry Shack near Dod'gems.

 

 

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