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BBQ CHICKEN STUFFED SWEET POTATO

BQQ chicken stuffed sweet potatoes are an easy, delicious and hearty healthy meal, perfect for weeknight dinners. Tender juicy pulled chicken loaded with barbecue sauce stuffed into a baked sweet potato and topped with creamy guacamole, red onions and pico de gallo!


Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Weeknight Dinners
Servings: 2 -4
Author: the communal feast

Ingredients

  • For the pulled chicken:
  • 1 lbs pulled chicken
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • Ingredients:
  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • ½ cup sliced red onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • Fresh guacamole
  • Sliced jalapenos
  • Pico de gallo:
  • 3-4 roma tomatoes chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • ¼ jalapeno chopped thinly
  • Juice from 1-2 limes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400 degreesF.
  • 2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Wash and scrub the sweet potatoes. Using a fork poke a few holes in each potato and place them on the tray. Bake for 50 minutes depending on the size adjust the baking time.
  • 3 While the sweet potatoes bake, prepare the toppings.

To make the pico:

  • 4. Add all the ingredients to a bowl, stir and season well with salt and pepper. Set aside
    until ready to serve

To make the BBQ pulled chicken:

  • 5. Heat oil in a saute pan. Add the pulled chicken along with ½ cup to 1 cup of BBQ sauce. Cook until the chicken is heated through and coated in BBQ sauce. Remove from heat and set aside.

To make the stuffed sweet potatoes:

  • 6. Slice each sweet potato down the middle but not all the way through. Using a spoon scrape some of the top filling out and discard. Fill each potato with BBQ pulled chicken. Garnish with red onions, sliced jalapenos, pico and guacamole. Finish with fresh chopped cilantro.
  • Serve immediately.