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Potato-Wrapped Hot Dogs

This Outrageous Hot Dog Recipe Feature a Deep Fried Tater Tot Bun

— September 25, 2015 — Lifestyle
This hot dog recipe covers the popular street meat in a deep fried tater tot coating replacing the fresh bun with potatoes. These tater tot hot dogs are a great snack for foodies that enjoys hybrid foods.

Often hot dogs come with a bread bun but this hot dog recipe cleverly replaces the bun with a deep fried potato coating. The hot dogs are rolled into a potato batter made from crushed tater tots, flour and eggs. The mixture is thickly wrapped around the hot dogs and then deep fried till the potato casing turns golden brown. These tater tot hot dogs can then be dressed however you please with ketchup, mustard, pickles, onions and a variety of other toppings. This is also a great hot dog option for those that are gluten-free; simply use a gluten-free flour in the tater tot batter.
Trend Themes
1. Hybrid Foods - This recipe creates a unique hybrid food by wrapping a hot dog in a deep fried tater tot coating, opening up opportunities for other creative food mashups.
2. Gluten-free Alternatives - This hot dog recipe presents an opportunity to create more gluten-free options for popular foods, expanding options for those with dietary restrictions.
3. Creative Food Presentation - By using innovative presentation methods like replacing a bun with a potato coating, food businesses can attract customers through unique and eye-catching visuals.
Industry Implications
1. Fast Food - Fast food chains can capitalize on the trend of hybrid foods and creative food presentation to offer unique menu options that appeal to a wider audience.
2. Healthy Eating - Healthy eating restaurants and food delivery services can cater to the gluten-free market by offering more options that cater to those with dietary restrictions.
3. Food Trucks - Food trucks can experiment with creative food presentations like this recipe to attract clientele through fun and innovative food options.
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