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Cheesy Chicken Potato Skins

Potato skins are a classic bar snack, and this recipe takes them up a notch with the addition of tender, seasoned chicken and oozy, melted cheese. Throw in some spinach and cream cheese for a deliciously indulgent appetizer.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
97% would make again
Cheesy Chicken Potato Skins

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for 8 servings

  • 4 russet potatoes
  • oil
  • 2 shredded chicken breasts
  • 1 ½ cups cheddar cheese (150 g)
  • 4 oz cream cheese (115 g)
  • ½ cup spinach (90 g), cooked
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 416
  • Fat 20g
  • Carbs 28g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 29g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF (200ªC).
  2. Debone, remove skin, and shred rotisserie chicken.
  3. Brush potatoes with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. With a fork, poke several sets of holes on the front and back of the potato.
  5. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until inside is cooked.
  6. Once potatoes are cooked and cool enough to handle, slice down the center lengthwise, and, using a spoon, scoop out the centers to form a bowl.
  7. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, scooped out potato, ½ cup (50 g) of cheddar, cream cheese, and spinach. Stir until combined.
  8. Evenly distribute the filling between the potato skins and sprinkle the tops with the remaining cheddar.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  10. Enjoy!
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Cheesy Chicken Potato Skins

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