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BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

The tang of the BBQ sauce and the sweetness of the sweet potato combine to create a flavor unlike any other. Recipe source: North Dakota State University


Prep Time: 3 minutes Total Time: 14-56 minutes Cook Time: 11-53 minutes Servings: 4
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 4 medium Sweet Potatos
  • 1/2 pound Chicken Breast, cooked
  • 1/4 cup Barbecue Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh Cilantro
  1. Microwave: Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork. Place in a microwave safe dish and microwave on high for 8-10 minutes or until fork tender.
  2. Oven: Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork. Place in an oven-safe dish. Bake 400°F for 50 minutes or until fork tender.


  • Cook or reheat chicken to 165°F. Shred chicken and add in barbecue sauce. Mix until chicken is coated. Top each sweet potato with a quarter of the chicken, cheese, onion and cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Sweet Potato % Daily Value
Calories 270
Fat 6 g 8%
Saturated Fat 3 g 15%
Cholesterol 55 mg 18%
Sodium 350 mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 34 g 12%
Fiber 4 g 16%
Sugars 11 g
Protein 18 g 37%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Sweet potatoes are a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese and vitamin B6.

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Cilantro leaves are particularly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.

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