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

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.

Recipe Details

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

Active 30 mins
Total 30 mins
Serves 8 servings


  • 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


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

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

Special Equipment

Deep fryer, Dutch oven, or wok

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
691 Calories
52g Fat
38g Carbs
18g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 691
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 67%
Saturated Fat 14g 69%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 1237mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 17mg 86%
Calcium 118mg 9%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 577mg 12%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)