Buffalo Chicken Twice-Baked Potatoes

Prep: 10 min.; Bake: 1 hr., 10 min.; Cook: 10 min. Capture the flavor of Buffalo chicken wings without all the fat by stuffing these potatoes with a mixture of lean grilled chicken, Buffalo-style hot sauce, and reduced-fat cheese.

Yield: Makes 8 servings
Recipe from Southern Living Cooking School

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  • 4 (6-oz.) baking potatoes
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) 2% reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Buffalo-style hot sauce
  • 1 (24-oz.) package grilled chicken breast strips
  • 1/4 cup Buffalo-style hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • Toppings: chopped green onions, light sour cream, hot sauce, shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Wrap each potato with a piece of aluminum foil; place potatoes on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake at 425° for 1 hour or until potatoes are tender.
  3. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise; carefully scoop out pulp into a large bowl, leaving shells intact. Stir together potato pulp, 3/4 cup cheese, 3/4 cup sour cream, and 1 tablespoon hot sauce.
  4. Spoon potato mixture evenly into shells; sprinkle tops evenly with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Return potatoes to baking sheet, and bake at 425° for 5 to 10 minutes or until Cheddar cheese is melted.
  5. Cook chicken according to package directions for stovetop method. Stir in 1/4 cup hot sauce, butter, and chili powder.
  6. Spoon chicken mixture evenly over tops of baked potatoes. Serve with desired toppings.
  7. Natalie's tip: Using light products in this dish makes it a more healthful meal. Your family will never taste the difference.
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