The Guatemalan Shuco Hot Dog

The Guatemalan Shuco Hot Dog

The Guatemalan shuco hot dog comes with guacamol (avocado sauce), boiled cabbage, mayonnaise, tomato sauce, mustard, hot sauce, and one or more of the following: chorizo (Guatemalan red sausage), longaniza (Guatemalan white sausage), salchicha (normal hot dog sausage), ham, bacon, pepperoni, german ham and sausages, chichen breast, beef steak fajitas, polish sausages, et-cetera. Well, at least they do at La Perrada, a hot dog joint in Antigua. Click here if you want to see how the shucos hot dogs are made in La Perrada.

The Guatemalan shuco hot dog is becoming world famous and now even Wikipedia has reference for the Guatemalan shucos:

Generally called “shucos”, are cooked in a carbon grill. They’re served with the classic boiled sausage, guacamole, fresh onion, mustard, mayonnaise,ketchup, boiled cabbage and hot green sauce. If you want you can add ketchup, bacon, pepperoni, salami, Spanish chorizo, longaniza or meat. They cost around $0.50 in all Guatemalan cities. You may order the famous “mixto” who brings all the toppings already mentioned, but it’s price may rise to $2.00 or $3.00. (… continue reading in Wikipedia under Guatemala section)

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