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Mexican Hot Dogs on a cutting board

Mexican Hot Dog

  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Grilling
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex


Hot dogs with Tex-Mex flair – this Mexican Hot Dog recipe gives you hot dogs topped with a chipotle mayonnaise, avocados, cheese and cilantro.



  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 chipotles in adobo, minced (remove seeds for less heat) plus 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 8 beef hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 1/3 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • Fresh chopped cilantro


In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise and the minced chipotles and adobo sauce.  Set aside.

Grill the hot dogs on a grill until they are cooked through.

Open the buns and grill the inside part of the bun down until toasted.

To assemble the hot dogs, place a hot dog on each of the toasted buns. Top with the chipotle mayonnaise, avocado, crumbled cotija and chopped cilantro.

Recipe Notes:

Inspired by Food Network Magazine 1000 Easy Recipes

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts. Any nutritional information should only be used as a general guideline.


  • Serving Size: 1 hot dog
  • Calories: 513
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Sodium: 1045 mg
  • Fat: 35 g
  • Saturated Fat: 11 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 10 g
  • Trans Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 34 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 15 g
  • Cholesterol: 50 mg

Keywords: hot dog, grilling, mexican, tex-mex