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Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes recipe on a white plate.
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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!

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 490 kcal


  • 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


  1. Cook sweet potatoes in the Instant Pot or in the oven.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat add olive oil and chicken breasts.
  3. Cover with a lid and cook for 10-12 minutes, flipping chicken breasts halfway through.
  4. Once chicken is completely cooked, shred with a fork and add BBQ sauce. Stir until combined.
  5. 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.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

*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:

Nutrition Facts
BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 490 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 1046mg45%
Potassium 1337mg38%
Carbohydrates 69g23%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 32330IU647%
Vitamin C 8.6mg10%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.