This is a recipe that has been a winner with friends and family alike, every time I make them. It is as simple as it sounds - a delicious stuffed potato skin which can be served with just about anything - but especially a great BBQ accompanyment.


  • 3 large washed potatoes

  • Lean diced bacon

  • 1/2 large onion finely chopped

  • 1 small tin corn kernals

  • 1/4 diced red capsicum

  • 1/4 diced green capsicum

  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic

  • Sweet chilli sauce

  • Worcestershire sauce

  • BBQ chicken seasoning

  • Salt & pepper

  • Fresh parsley finely chopped

  • Fresh coriander finely chopped

  • Grated cheese


  • 1.

    Steam potatoes in a microwave steamer for 12 minutes or until cooked through.

  • 2.

    Allow to cool.

  • 3.

    Preheat moderate oven.

  • 4.

    Meanwhile, add bacon, and onion to pan with a teaspoon of olive oil. Cook until onions are translucent.

  • 5.

    Add crushed garlic, red and green capsicum and drained corn to pan. Cook for 1 minute.

  • 6.

    Add 1 teaspoon sweet chilli sauce, 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce, 1/4 teaspoon bbq chicken seasoning and a dash of salt and pepper.

  • 7.

    Cook until capsicum is soft.

  • 8.

    Add finely chopped parsley and coriander. Mix through and remove from heat.

  • 9.

    Cut potatoes in half length ways.

  • 10.

    Scoop filling from potato halves, leaving a small layer of potato within the skin for firmness.

  • 11.

    Mash potato with a fork, then add potato filing to pan with cooked ingredients.

  • 12.

    Mix through until potato and cooked ingredients are mixed evenly.

  • 13.

    Spoon cooked potato filling back into potato skins. Smooth with the back of the spoon.

  • 14.

    Place filled potato skins on a flat baking tray. Sprinkle with light grated cheese.

  • 15.

    Place potato skins in a moderate oven until the potato skins have heated and the cheese is melted.

  • 16.

    Turn oven off and place potato skins under a hot grill to brown the cheese on the top of the potato skins.

  • 17.

    Remove from under the grill and serve.


Fillings, sauces and herbs can be altered to suit your tastes.

Bacon can be omitted for a vegetarian alternative.

Delicious served with a dollop of light sour cream and/or guacomolle.

This is a great recipe to get the kids to help with too - they love filling the potato skins with the cooked filling.

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