The Mexican Sonoran
hot dog is a thing of beauty. Made from a "cheap" hot dog,
wrapped in fatty bacon and slathered in Mayo and hot sauce, it's a meal
with a real retort and absolutely delicious.
When Americans think of "cheap" hot dogs they think of those ones made
from red dye #5,and serial, with bits of lips and buttholes (called
"rennet) for a real meat-like flavor.
Nope, to a Mexican, a cheap hot dog is made from spleen, just like their
spicy chorizo sausage, and bound together with hot dog helper. No
lips or buttholes in these hot dogs, just pure offal and wholesome
Nestled in a warm Mexican roll, these gut bombs go down smooth.
The colors of the yellow mustard, green peppers and white mayo are not
just for flavor, it's considered patriotic too, with the white, red, and
yellow hues of the Mexican flag.