American Kitchen - Snacks

L.A Hot Dogs

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?
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course American Kitchen, Snacks
Servings 3 servings
Calories 450 kcal


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°.


  • 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.

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