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BBQ Chicken Baked Potato

BBQ Chicken Baked Potato

By Traeger Kitchen

Load your Traeger-baked potato with grilled chicken & tangy BBQ sauce, this is a one-dish meal that will fill you up with BBQ happiness.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours




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Units of Measurement:
4 russet potatoes
2 chicken breasts
2 Clove garlic, minced
2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub
As Needed Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce
To Taste salt and pepper
To Taste butter
To Taste sour cream
To Taste your choice of cheese, for serving
To Taste chives, chopped


  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger and set the temperature to 450° F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 2

    Wash the potatoes and poke several holes in each with a fork or skewer. Place on the grill and cook for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes, or until they are soft.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

    • 4  russet potatoes

  • 3

    Meanwhile, prepare the chicken by rubbing it with the minced garlic, drizzling with the olive oil and Worcestershire sauce and seasoning with the Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub.

    • 2  chicken breasts

    • 2 Clove garlic, minced

    • 2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

    • 2 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

    • As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 4

    After the potatoes have been cooking for about 30 minutes, throw the chicken onto the grill.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 5

    Let the chicken cook 20 to 30 minutes, or until the internal temperature registers 165 degrees on an instant-read thermometer.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C

  • 6

    Pull the chicken off when it's done and set aside to allow the juices to redistribute before cutting. Check on the potatoes and pull them off when they are done.

  • 7

    Pull the chicken breasts. Mix in a generous amount of Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce.

    • As Needed Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce

  • 8

    To assemble, slice open baked potatoes and fill them with your favorite toppings -- season liberally with salt and pepper.

    • To Taste salt and pepper

    • To Taste butter

    • To Taste sour cream

    • To Taste your choice of cheese, for serving

  • 9

    Top each potato with a heap of barbecue chicken and finish with a sprinkle of chives for garnish. Enjoy!

    • To Taste chives, chopped

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