Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs With Avocado, Tomato, Onion, and Potato Chips

Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs With Avocado, Tomato, Onion, and Potato Chips

[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Deep fried bacon-wrapped hot dogs topped with a quick salsa made with avocado, tomato, onions, and pickled jalapeños, along with mayonnaise and potato chips.

  • Yield:serves 8
  • Active time: 30 minutes
  • Total time:30 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 8 natural casing hot dogs
  • 8 strips thick-cut bacon
  • 2 quarts peanut oil
  • 8 hot dog buns, toasted or steamed
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 small white onion, diced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 3 to 4 pickled jalapeño peppers, diced
  • 1 tablespoon juice from 1 lime
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 small bag potato chips, crushed
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

  1. 1.

    Wrap each hot dog with bacon in a spiral pattern, securing ends of bacon with toothpicks. In a deep fryer, wok, or Dutch oven, heat peanut oil to 350°F. Add hot dogs and cook until bacon is crisp, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.

  2. 2.

    Combine avocado, onion, tomato, jalapeño, and lime juice in a medium bowl. Season to taste with salt and toss gently to combine.

  3. 3.

    Top hot dogs with mayonnaise, avocado mixture, crushed chips, and cilantro. Serve immediately.