I have a million potato recipes. We like them all kinds of ways. I've done potatoes on the grill before, but always in a packet or a grill pan. I saw this recipe on TOH while poking around one day and put it straight on the to-try list.
There's a few steps involved,
but overall if you've got things laid out it all comes together fast. I
didn't get out a ruler when I cut the excess off the potatoes, but I'm
sure I left a little more than 1/4", so I microwaved mine the full 10
mins. I browned the bacon while waiting for the potatoes to come out
of the microwave. The butter mixture comes together in just a few
When I go out to eat, I will often get an appetizer as my meal... This fits that bill perfectly. The crisp skin and the fluffy potato, topped with melty cheese, crispy bacon, and a dollop of sour cream. I did intend on swapping the green onions out for chives, and then totally forgot. :)
Get those grills going and give this one a try!
Grilled Potato Skins
- 2 large baking potatoes
- 2 tablespoons butter -- melted
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary -- crushed- used dried
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese -- (4 ounces)-used Fiesta blend
- 3 bacon strips -- cooked and crumbled
- 2 green onions -- chopped-- omitted
- Sour cream
portion, leaving 1/4 in. on the potato skins. Place skins on a
microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 8-10 minutes
or until tender. Combine the butter, rosemary, salt and pepper;
brush over both sides of potato skins.
Grill potatoes, skin side up, uncovered, over direct medium heat for
2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn potatoes and position
over indirect heat; grill 2 minutes longer. Top with cheese. Cover
and grill 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle
with bacon and onions. Serve with sour cream.