Consult local listings for air dates and times

The TV Show

« All recipes

The Rico

Recipe from: BACON MANia Truck

Baconmania is a truck out of Costa Mesa, California that is crazy about one thing, you guessed it, bacon. From Bacon Balls to Bacon Popcorn to a Bacon Smoothie, these guys have got all the bacon bases bacon!

Watch the episode

1/2 pound All-Beef Alpine Meats Frankfurter
Center-cut Applewood Smoked Bacon
Yellow or Sweet Onions
Chipotle Sour Cream sauce
Hickory Smoked Bacon chunks, rendered
Gourmet seeded hot dog bun

Chipotle Sour Cream sauce:

1/4 cup mayo (if you don't like mayo, you can use sour cream or plain yogurt)
1 garlic clove, minced
Juice from half a lime
1 teaspoon chipotle powder
Salt and Pepper, to taste

Mix ingredients well.


Take 2 bacon strips and, starting at one end, wrap entire length of frankfurter until completely covered. Secure with toothpicks.

Slice jalapenos and saute in bacon grease until soft and dark.
Slice onions and saute in bacon grease until soft and caramelized.

Deep fry frankfurter in 350 degree Fahrenheit oil for about 3 minutes, or until bacon is cooked.

Put chipotle sour cream on toasted bun.
Add jalapenos.
Add frankfurter.
Top with onions.
Squeeze on more chipotle sour cream.
Sprinkle with bacon chunks

Yield: 1 serving