• 4servings
  • 28minutes

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Lipids, Cellulose
VitaminsA, B3, B12, C, D, E
MineralsZinc, Copper, Natrium, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 slices center cut or other lean, thick-cut, smoky bacon

  2. 1 pound ground lean beef

  3. 2 hot dogs , beef or pork , diced

  4. 2 tablespoons chili powder

  5. 1 tablespoon grill seasoning (recommended: Montreal Seasoning by McCormick)

  6. 2 teaspoons Worcestershire, eyeball it

  7. 1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon hot sauce, eyeball it, divided

  8. 2 tablespoons ketchup

  9. Vegetable oil , for drizzling

  10. 4 slices deli sliced Cheddar

  11. 1 sack (16 to18 ounces) crispy style frozen potato fries

  12. 2 tablespoons butter

  13. 3 cloves garlic , finely chopped

  14. 3 tablespoons chives , a handful

  15. Salt

  16. 1/2 cup chili sauce

  17. 4 kaiser rolls, split

  18. 1/4 head iceberg lettuce , shredded

  19. 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves

  20. 1/2 lime, juiced

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat broiler to high.

  2. Place bacon on slotted broiler pan. Cook bacon 10 inches from the heat and cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side until crisp then adjust oven to bake setting for temperature recommended on fries packaging.

  3. While bacon cooks, make the burgers. Preheat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Mix beef with diced dogs, chili powder, grill seasoning, Worcestershire, 1 teaspoon of hot sauce and ketchup. Form 4 large patties. Add a drizzle of oil, 1 turn of the pan and add the patties. Cook burgers 6 minutes on each side, then top with 2 slices bacon and 1 slice of cheddar , each. Turn pan off, cover with loose foil tent and let cheese melt , 1 to 2 minutes.

  4. While the burgers cook, add fries to oven and cook until extra-crisp. Remove from oven. Place butter, 1 tablespoon hot sauce and garlic in a small dish and microwave on high 20 seconds then transfer fries to a large bowl. Toss fries with garlic-hot sauce butter and chives and season with salt, to taste.

  5. Slather chili sauce on the tops of split keiser rolls. Place bacon chili-cheese burgers on bun bottoms and top each burger with lettuce, cilantro, and lime juice. Set bun tops in place. Pile fries alongside and serve.


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