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awesome potato skins

Recipe by
georgi johnson
springfield, IL

My favorite potato skins

prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For awesome potato skins

  • potatoes, baked
  • salt
  • oil for frying
  • butter, cold
  • garlic powder
  • shredded cheese your choice
  • toppings, sour cream, diced green onions, chives, crumbled bacon, etc

How To Make awesome potato skins

  • 1
    Cut potatoes length wise in half. Scoop out center leaving about 1/2 inch shell.
  • 2
    Deep fry in oil till golden brown, drain on paper towel, salt as much as you want the inside and outside.
  • 3
    Place skins on a baking sheet, add 1/2 sliver of butter to each shell. Sprinkle on the inside garlic powder, and stuff entire shell with shredded cheese. I like to use cheddar jack.
  • 4
    Place in a warm oven about 250 degrees just long enough to melt cheese.
  • 5
    Serve while hot with your choice of toppings.