Healthy Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Skins on Baking Sheet Overhead

Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Skins

  • Author: Emily Cooper, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Healthy Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Skins – A super simple recipe that is the perfect blend of sweet and spicy. Great for a game day appetizer or easy entertaining!



  • 3 sweet potatoes
  • 1.5 cups cooked, shredded chicken
  • 1/4 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon milk or water
  • cooking spray
  • chopped green onions


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Scrub sweet potatoes, and pierce with a fork.
  3. Wrap each in a damp paper towel, and microwave on high for 6 minutes, or until softened.
  4. Let cool, cut each in half, and scrap out flesh leaving a thin layer behind.
  5. Place potato skins on a baking sheet, and coat each with cooking spray.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  7. In the meantime, combine chicken, buffalo sauce, and garlic powder in a bowl.
  8. In a separate bowl, combine the yogurt with water or milk. Set aside.
  9. When potatoes are done baking, fill each with chicken mixture.
  10. Top each with a drizzle of yogurt, and green onions.


Meat free? Swap the chicken for cubed tofu or chickpeas in place of the chicken.

Not a buffalo fan? Mix the chicken with BBQ sauce instead!

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 potato skin
  • Calories: 125
  • Sugar: 3
  • Sodium: 343
  • Fat: 0.5
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.5
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 15
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 15
  • Cholesterol: 38

Keywords: buffalo, sweet potato, appetizer, game day, football, gluten free, chicken