Mexican Street Style Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog

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Photo by Crystal Johnson 

If you’ve ever walked through the streets of Los Angeles late at night, you may have been lucky enough to happen upon a street vendor selling bacon-wrapped hot dogs piled high with caramelized onions, sautéed peppers, pico de gallo, avocado, ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise. This version of Mexican hot dogs, also known as street dogs or Los Angeles hot dogs, is believed to be a riff on a similar recipe that originated in Sonora, Mexico.   READ MORE.

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE HOT DOGS:

  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 bacon strips
  • 4 jalapeños, stemmed, halved lengthwise and seeds removed (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for drizzling (if needed)
  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ small green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  •  Kosher salt
  • 8 hot dog buns
  •  Ketchup, yellow mustard and mayonnaise, for serving