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Stuffed potato with BBQ Chicken

A BBQ stuffed potato is the perfect way to jazz up leftover chicken.

I love stuffed potatoes in the winter. When I have a little extra time and cooked chicken that needs to be used up this is a recipe I really enjoy. 

Oven Baked

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $21.04 as of May 2022.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Recipe serves: 4

Serving size: 1 stuffed potato

Equipment needed: 1 small pot, mixing bowl, potato masher & sheet pan

Total time: 1 hour


Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices.

Pantry & Spices

Total: $4.92 as of June 2022

  • 1 pound butter $3.58
  • 1 - bbq sauce $1.34


Total: $16.12 as of June 2022

  • 1 - pound boneless chicken breasts $6.93
  • 1 - bag potatoes 5 Ibs $2.88
  • 1 - can chicken broth $0.67
  • 1 - sour cream $1.16
  • 1 - shredded cheese $2.22
  • 1 - green onions $0.88
  • 1 - pickled jalapeno $1.38

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Preheat oven to 425° F
  2. Place 4 potatoes on a sheet pan and bake for 30 – 45 minutes until a fork can be easily inserted into the center.
  3. Once the potatoes are cooked and cooling add the chicken to a small pot with 1/4 cup chicken broth on low. 
  4. Let the potatoes cool until they can be handled then make a slit across the top and scoop out all the filling of each potato into a large bowl.
  5. Add to the bowl then mash with potato masher until smooth:
    • 1/4 cup sour cream
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1/4 cup chicken broth
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  6. Add the mixture back into each potato
  7. Top each potato with 1/2 cup chicken, 1 tablespoon bbq sauce, green onions and pickled jalapenos. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Menu 1 – Family of 4

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