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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Loaded Baked Potato Skins

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Loaded Baked Potato Skins | Wild West Viking
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Loaded Baked Potato Skins | Wild West Viking

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Loaded Baked Potato Skins

It's the Big Game Day so get your game face on and make some of these super easy, so delicious, fully loaded grilled bacon-wrapped baked potato skins! Grilled on the Big Green Egg MiniMax over red hot Jealous Devil Charcoal!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Appetizer


  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 Russett potatoes (medium-size), baked and scooped out
  • 4 oz cream cheese, room temperature, softened
  • ½ cup Colby-Jack, shredded
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • ¼ cup white onion diced
  • 3 bacon pieces, cooked, and chopped
  • 6 bacon slices (thin)
  • ½ tsp chili powder (I used Spicy Me's Taco AF)½
  • Sour cream and green onions (chopped) for serving


Prepare Grill

  • Heat grill to medium-high (350°F)

Prepare Potatoes

  • Bake potatoes either in the oven, or a quick cook in the microwave. Once cooled, cut potatoes lengthwise, and scoop out insides leaving about 1/4" shell. Put the scooped out potatoes to the side.
  • Heat oil, and fry potato skins until light golden brown. Place on wire cooking rack to drain and cool.

Prepare Filling

  • Combine, cream cheese, shredded cheese, chopped jalapeno, bacon, onions and chili powder. Stir to mix well.
  • Fill potato skins with mixture until well rounded and full.
  • Wrap each potato skin with one piece of bacon tightly, use toothpicks if needed..

Prepare Potato Skins

  • Add bacon wrapped potato skins to the grill. Grill about 30 minutes (check halfway through).
  • Once bacon has become browned and crispy, remove from grill. Serve with sour cream and chopped green onions.
Keyword Bacon Wrapped Potato Skins, Big Green Egg, Big Green Egg MiniMax, Grilled Appetizers, Grilled Potato Skins, Jealous Devil Charcoal, Loaded Baked Potato Skins
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