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BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are an easy, healthy, gluten-free, and dairy-free weeknight dinner recipe the whole family will enjoy!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings


  • 4 cooked sweet potatoes about ½ pound each
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken breasts pounded thin, cut into 4 portions
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¾ cup BBQ sauce* original
  • ½ red onion finely diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cilantro finely chopped
  • Cheese optional
  • Dill pickle relish optional
  • Pickled jalapeños optional
  • New! Get this recipe in Meal Plan #4


  • Cook sweet potatoes in the Instant Pot or in the oven.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat add olive oil and chicken breasts.
  • Cover with a lid and cook for 10-12 minutes, flipping chicken breasts halfway through.
  • Once chicken is completely cooked, shred with a fork and add BBQ sauce. Stir until combined.
  • Serve BBQ chicken in cooked sweet potatoes with diced red onion, salt, pepper, cilantro, cheese, and relish. Enjoy!  Get this recipe in Meal Plan #4.



*Here are a few of my favorite gluten-free BBQ sauces:
Also, if you are on a Whole30 or Paleo diet, make sure you grab one that is free of refined sugar, too:


Calories: 490kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 1046mg | Potassium: 1337mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 32330IU | Vitamin C: 8.6mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 2.1mg