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Sunday, April 5, 2015

Baked Potatoes with Chicken

I always find a way to re-purpose or re-cooked left overs.  My absolute favorite leftover is chicken because you can pretty much incorporate to a lot of dishes.     Here's a great example for left over chicken turned into a yummy dish.  Preparation is very easy.  I  cooked the potatoes in a microwave.

Ingredients:
  • 4 medium sized potatoes
  • 4 pieces of  paper towels
  • left over chicken, shredded
  • 1/2  bell pepper  sliced into desired sizes
  • 1/2  onion, chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
Preparations:
  • Wash the potatoes thoroughly with skin on.  Wet the paper towels and wrap each potatoes.  Bake it in the microwave until it is done.  I usually just set the baked potato and come back when it is done.  Or you can wrap it in foil and bake it in the oven, whichever you prefer.
  • Put the olive oil in a pan and saute the onion, chicken, peppers, scallions for about 5 minutes and  add salt and pepper to taste. 


  •  When it is done, cut the potatoes in the middle and squeeze the ends to open it up.  Add  a scoop of the sauteed chicken and top it with cheese.  Put it back for  1 minute in the microwave until the cheese is melted.

This kind of dinner is easy to whip up and my kids and husband loves it.  

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Fiona said...

I am so hungry right now and your post hasn't helped! I love baked potatoes, I usually have mine with chicken tikka but this would be a fab alternative and something different for a change. Yum! :)

Reginia Cordell said...

A loaded baked potato is a delicious baked potato. I haven't tried this recipe before but I know this is something that I would enjoy.

Jennifer Juro said...

This looks delicious! My kids and my husband would love this baked potato combination for dinner!

Anita Utami said...

This looks so delicious! Thank you for the ideas. I know what I will make for dinner tonight ;)

Penny Struebig said...

Yum! This looks fantastic. I could definitely seeing serving this to my family.

Cassie said...

Baked potatoes stuffed with shredded chicken, onions, peppers, and cheese?! It is as if this meal was ripped straight from my dreams! Can't wait to try this!

Dogvills said...

How awesome is this recipe. I never thought of adding chicken to a loaded potato. My kids will love it

Angelic Sinova said...

Baked Potatoes and chicken is one of my favorite meals but I've never thought of combining the two?! How genius! Can't wait to try this out <3

LaShawn Wiltz said...

whenever you have a baked potatoes and you add good stuff on top, you've got me! This looks awesome!

Esther Ju*Lee said...

Looks delicious! I've seen people bake a potato in the microwave, but i've never heard of the trick wrapping it in wet paper towels. i'm guessing the extra moisture just helps not dry it out.

Joanne T Ferguson said...

This looks absolutely delicious and have many fond childhood memories! Thank you as it was one of my fave meals!

Franc said...

This is a nice combination and it's also presented well. This looks so tasty and delicious and could be a full meal.

Coolmoms Cooltips said...

This is something we all would enjoy. Thanks for the idea

Kiwi said...

This looks amazin! I never thought to but chicken with a baked potato I am pinning this!!

Michelle H said...

That looks so good! I hate making baked potatoes, but my husband would eat them every day if he could. I'll have to try this and see if it grows on me.

Lauren Richardson said...

Love baked potatoes! This recipe looks really great, thanks for posting!

Russ R. said...

I have always loved the combination of potatoes and chicken - my Mom makes these Spanish-inspired dishes that usually have these two. I will share this recipe at home and will make sure that we try it soon.

Tyra said...

Okay, this just looks delicious! Making me hungry all over again. I love the versatility of the potato... though they don't love my pooch!

kat b said...

This looks really good! Sounds like a simple recipe to make as well. I'm sure my family would love it!

Keisha Hanvy said...

This looks awesome! I am always looking for new ways to use leftover chicken and this looks so good. Thank you!

Kupana Wahines Corner said...

that looks UNO Grinds (good food in hawaiian)!! I have never thought of chicken in a baked tater! Heck you could do that without it even being leftovers! And the variety of different ways to make it is large! im so putting this on my May Menu! im pinning this on my chicken folder on Pinterest!

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