Chicken and Cheese Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 40 minutes
  • 3 servings

Making these stuffed sweet potatoes is a very simple endeavor. Especially since roasting the potatoes is the most time-consuming recipe step. After they’re good and cooked, fill them up with this delicious stuffing made with cream cheese, melted butter, then topped with shredded chicken breast. There are some hot & spicy notes, too, thanks to the chili powder, garlic powder, and chili paste!

Ingredients Needed for Chicken and Cheese Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

3 sweet potatoes
½ cup cream cheese
2 ounces of butter, melted
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
salt
pepper
7 ounces of cooked chicken breast, shredded
3 tablespoons of red pepper paste
⅔ cup cheddar cheese, grated
2 spring onions, sliced

How to Cook Chicken and Cheese Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F/175˚C. Add the sweet potatoes to a baking dish and roast them for 60 minutes.
  2. Carve the sweet potatoes and scoop out their flesh into a bowl. Keep the skins. Also, add the cream cheese, melted butter, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to the bowl. Stir. Use this mixture to stuff the sweet potato skins.
  3. Combine the shredded chicken breast with red pepper paste. Use this mixture to top the sweet potatoes. Also, top them with Cheddar cheese.
  4. Bake the stuffed sweet potatoes for 15 more minutes at 350˚F/175˚C. Serve with spring onion slices on top.

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