Need a snack for game time? Love finger food? Give this BBQ chicken potato skin recipe a try for a high protein spin on the delicious potato skin!
Prep Time
~10 minutes
Cook Time
~1 hour 20 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Number of Servings: 4
  • 327
  • 38
  • 28
  • 7
Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased lean muscle and decreased bodyfat.


  • 2 lbs small dutch potatoes
  • 1 lb (raw weight) chicken breast
  • ½ cup favorite BBQ sauce
  • 1 cup reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil
  3. Rinse potatoes and pierce with a fork
  4. Place potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for about 1 hour or until tender
  5. While potatoes are cooking, boil chicken for about 8-10 minutes or until cooked through
  6. When chicken is done, shred it by using 2 forks
  7. Toss the chicken with the BBQ sauce and set aside
  8. When potatoes are done, remove from the oven and allow to cool enough to handle
  9. Cut the potatoes in half and scoop out the middle, leaving a small bit of potato along the sides
  10. Evenly divide the pulled BBQ chicken among the potatoes
  11. Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese
  12. Return to the oven and bake an additional 20 minutes or until cheese is melted
  13. Finish off with extra BBQ sauce, if desired


*You can swap the chicken breast and cheese for your favorite vegan or vegetarian friendly protein choice.

**Please note that the macronutrients calculated below are using 1lb of potatoes including the center. The actual carb count will be less depending on the amount of center potato you remove.

Serving Suggestions

Makes 4 Servings

1 Comment
Posted on: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 20:13

Made these. They were great, however I used russet potatoes and a little more cheese than recommended so I probably blew the serving portion nutrition chart but they were really good.