Deep Fried Potato Skins Recipe

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Deep Fried Potato Skins Recipe

Want a different way to prepare your potatoes? Try these deep-fried potato skins! This restaurant appetizer favorite is surprisingly easy to make at home. It’s the perfect appetizer for Superbowl gatherings and dinner parties.

How To Make Deep Fried Potato Skins

5 from 2 votes
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 1 hr 5 mins
Total: 1 hr 15 mins


  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 2 cup sour cream
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • oil , for deep-fat frying
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup swiss cheese, shredded
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 chives, minced


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees, and bake potatoes for 1 hour until tender.

  2. Combine soup mix, sour cream, garlic, onion, and hot pepper sauce in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate.

  3. Allow potatoes to cool. Cut potatoes lengthwise, scoop out pulp, and cut each potato half into three lengthwise strips.

  4. Heat oil in an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer to 375 degrees. Fry skins in oil for 2-3 minutes, until golden brown and crisp.

  5. Place potato skins in a 15x10x1 inch baking pan. Combine the cheese and bacon and sprinkle over potatoes.

  6. Broil 4 inches from heat for 1-2 minutes, until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with chives and serve with dip.


  • Sugar: 4g
  • :
  • Calcium: 269mg
  • Calories: 561kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 53g
  • Cholesterol: 77mg
  • Fat: 33g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 1266mg
  • Protein: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 16g
  • Sodium: 880mg
  • Vitamin A: 687IU
  • Vitamin C: 16mg
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