L.A Hot Dogs

Recipe by CookingIsLifestyleCourse: American Kitchen, SnacksDifficulty: Easy


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If you’ve never had an L.A. dog then let me put you on. It’s a hot dog wrapped in bacon and topped with spicy pico de gallo. Do I need to say more to make you want it? The question is, how many will you eat?


  • Hot Dogs:
  • 6 beef jumbo franks

  • 6 slices bacon

  • Hot buns

  • Mayonnaise

  • Ketchup

  • Mustard

  • Pico de Gallo:
  • 1 large tomato

  • 1 fresh jalapeno

  • ½ cup diced red onion

  • ½ cup chopped cilantro

  • Juice of half a lemon

  • Salt + pepper

  • Cilantro Garlic Potato Wedges:
  • 3 russet potatoes

  • 2 tbsp cilantro

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

  • ½ tbsp smoked paprika

  • ½ tbsp garlic powder

  • ½ tbsp cracked black pepper

  • ½ tbsp salt


  • Cilantro Garlic Potato Wedges:
  • Wash the potatoes and cut into 8 wedges each.
  • In a large bowl, soak the wedges in cold water for 5 minutes. Drain and pat dry with a towel.
  • Coat the wedges with oil and all the dry seasonings.
  • Air fry at 400° for 25 minutes, shaking the basket half way through.
  • Transfer wedges back into a large bowl and toss with the chopped cilantro.
  • Pico de Gallo:
  • Dice the tomato, onion, and jalapeno into small pieces.
  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients.
  • Refrigerate until eating.
  • Hot Dogs:
  • Wrap 6 franks with a slice of bacon each, making sure to cover the entire length of the weiner.
  • Air fry on the bacon setting for 10 minutes at 350°.
  • Assemblage:
  • Spread mayonnaise on both sides on the hot dog bun.
  • Place the bacon wrapped frank in the bun.
  • Top with a good helping of pico de gallo.
  • Drizzle with ketchup and mustard.