1 1/2tspground instant expresso or ground coffeeI omitted
1small onionfinely chopped
1red or green jalepeño chili pepperfinely chopped
1/2cuproom temperature beerI omitted
2Tbspmasa or cornmeal
1/2cupdrained red kidney beans
8-12beef or pork hot dogs
1bag Fritos Corn Chips for topping
Pickled jalepeño peppers
In a medium saucepan heat oil over medium high heat. Add the bacon and cook until crisp. Add the beef and brown well.
Add the chili powder, expresso (if using), season with salt and pepper, stir for about 1 minute.
Add onion, garlic, and fresh chili pepper and continue to cook until tender about 6-7. Stir in tomato paste, cook for 1 minute. Add the beer (if using) then stock, stir in masa or cornmeal and simmer until thickened about 10 minutes. Add the kidney beans and heat through.
Heat the hotdogs on the grill or simmering water. Serve the dogs in toasted buns and top with cheese, chili, lots of fritos, mustard, oinions, and pickled jalepeños.