Elote Hot Dogs

Elote Hot Dogs

Category Lunch Game Day Kid Friendly National Hot Dog Day
Servings 4
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 25-30 Minutes

If you like Elote, you'll love Elote Hot Dogs! This twist on an American classic pairs the sweet and tangy flavors of elote with the familiar, savory flavor of American Hot Dogs.

Pit Boss Kitchen


  • 2 ears of corn
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • Cotija cheese
  • 3 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro, rough chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • Hot dog buns (preferable lobster rolls or bolillo rolls)
  • 4 Nathan’s (hot dogs)


  1. Set smoker to 300°F.
  1. Prep the ears of corn by removing the husk and silk before fully coating with vegetable oil.
  1. Sprinkle the Pit Boss GSP Rub on the corn before placing on the top grates of the smoker to cook for 25 to 30 minutes.
  1. Halfway through the cooking time for the corn, add the hot dogs to the smoker on the bottom grates to cook for the remaining time.
  1. Remove both corn and hot dogs from smoker and let rest on a cutting board.
  1. Cut the corn off both cobs over a bowl.
  1. Mix the mayo, cotija cheese, and cilantro with the corn.
  1. Assemble the hot dogs in the buns, and top with the corn mixture and a sprinkle of Pit Boss Nashville Hot Rub. Enjoy!


Recipe Note

This recipe can be cooked on any of our Pit Boss Grills wood pellet smokers, our vertical pellet smokers, or any of our barbecue grills using the A-Maze-N smoker accessory wood pellet burners.