Grilled Potato Skins

Grilled Potato Skins

The Spruce / Ahlam Raffii

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 19 mins
Total: 29 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
430 Calories
19g Fat
52g Carbs
14g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 430
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 569mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 23mg 115%
Calcium 197mg 15%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 1345mg 29%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a quick and easy recipe for grilled potato skins. This dish is perfect for summer barbecues or Super Bowl parties. Serve with either a ranch or blue cheese dipping sauce


  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 8 medium Yukon gold potatoes (or 8 small russet potatoes)

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/2 cup sour cream

  • 1 small onion, finely diced

  • 4 to 5 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Grilled Potato Skins ingredients

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  2. Preheat grill to medium heat. Combine rosemary, butter, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

    Combine rosemary, butter, salt, and pepper in a small bowl

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  3. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise.

    Cut potatoes in half lengthwise

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  4. Place potatoes in microwave for 6 to 7 minutes. (You might need to do this in batches.) Hollow out center of each half, reserve potato interior for another use.

    potatoes with hollow center

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  5. Brush potato skins with butter mixture.

    Brush potato skins with butter mixture

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  6. Place potatoes on grill rack skin side up. Grill for 5 minutes, turn, and grill for 3 minutes.

    potato skins on the grill

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  7. Add cheese to wedges and cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes.

    potato skins with cheese on the grill

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  8. Remove from grill and top off with crumbled bacon, onion, and sour cream.

    Grilled Potato Skins on a platter

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Recipe Variation

  • These are simply delicious with the added burst of flavor from a ranch or blue cheese dipping sauce!