Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins Recipe

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Layla Published: January 29, 2021 Modified: June 10, 2021

How To Make Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins

For a wonderfully tasty side dish, these potato skins are cooked in a crockpot stuffed with shredded buffalo chicken coated in smoky and spicy sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5 hours 20 minutes
Total: 5 hours 35 minutes



  • 6medium idaho potatoes,or russet potaoes
  • cooking spray

For Chicken:

  • 12ozchicken breast,boneless skinless, or tenderloins
  • 1celery stalk
  • ½onion
  • 1clovegarlic
  • 16ozfat free low sodium chicken broth
  • cuphot cayenne pepper sauce

For Toppings:

  • 12tbspreduced fat cheese,shredded
  • ½cupcarrots,cut into 2-inch matchsticks
  • 1large celery stalks,cut into 2-inch matchsticks
  • ¼cupblue cheese dressing,(see Recipe Notes for recipe)


  1. In a crockpot, combine chicken, onions, celery stalk, garlic, and enough broth to cover the chicken.

  2. Cover and cook on High for 4 hours or Low for 6 hours.

  3. Remove the chicken from the pot, reserve ½ cup of broth, and discard the rest.

  4. Shred the chicken with 2 forks, return to the slow cooker with the reserved broth and the hot sauce.

  5. Cook on High for an additional 30 minutes.

  6. Meanwhile, pierce potato with a fork a few times all around.

  7. Place in microwave and cook on High for about 5 minutes per potato; set aside to cool.

  8. Cut potatoes in half horizontally.

  9. Scoop out potatoes leaving about a ¼-inch thick wall, skins will weigh about 1 ounce each.

  10. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.

  11. Lightly spray potato skins on both sides with oil and place a foil lined baking sheet.

  12. Season with salt and pepper and bake for 10 minutes.

  13. Remove from the oven, add 2 tablespoons of chicken meat filling into each potato skin, top with 1 tablespoon of shredded cheese, and bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  14. Top each with 1 teaspoon of blue cheese dressing, shredded carrots, and celery.

  15. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

*Check out the Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe to learn how to make the tasty dressing.


  • Calories: 253.96kcal
  • Fat: 13.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.28g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.54g
  • Fiber: 2.76g
  • Sugar: 1.76g
  • Protein: 12.80g
  • Cholesterol: 35.37mg
  • Sodium: 345.22mg
  • Calcium: 130.14mg
  • Potassium: 615.82mg
  • Iron: 1.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 92.72µg
  • Vitamin C: 26.74mg
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