3.38 from 8 votes

BBQ Chicken Potato Skins

The BBQ Chicken Potato Skins are so delicious and the perfect appetizer to serve for the big game or any other big gathering because they can be made ahead of time!
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 439kcal
Author Aubrey


  • 4 med russet potatoes
  • 1 T vegetable oil
  • salt
  • 1/4 c BBQ sauce
  • 2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 c cooked chicken diced small
  • 1/4 c purple onion diced
  • 2-3 T cilantro chopped


  • preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • poke small holes using a fork into the skin of the potatoes
  • place directly onto the oven rack in center of oven and bake for 1 hour
  • remove from oven and allow to cool
  • cut potatoes in half and scoop out most of the inside of the potato, leaving 1/4 inch attached to the potato skin, reserve the insides for another recipe
  • brush the inside and outside of the potato with vegetable oil and sprinkle with salt. Place face down on a broiling pan or baking sheet with a rack on it
  • Put back in 400 degree oven and bake for 5 min then flip and bake another 5 min
  • remove from oven and spoon 1 teaspoon of BBQ sauce into the potato skins spreading evenly inside
  • sprinkle a layer of cheese on top of sauce then chicken and onion on top of that
  • place back in oven and cook about 10 min until cheese is melted
  • remove from oven and drizzle with BBQ sauce and cilantro
  • serve and enjoy hot!


Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 558mg | Potassium: 1023mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Vitamin C: 12.9mg | Calcium: 316mg | Iron: 2.4mg