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Skinny Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

These healthy and light chicken stuffed sweet potatoes will leave you feeling energized and satisfied. Seasoned chicken, healthy veggies and crunchy lettuce, you can't go wrong.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 409kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken breasts
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow or orange bell pepper
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • Greek plain yogurt for garnishing

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 375
  • Using a pairing knife, pierce the potatoes several times on all sides, set aside.
  • Place chicken on a baking sheet, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Mix the chile powder, cumin, smoked paprika and garlic powder together, and generously season the chicken breasts. Depending on your tastes, you may have some left over. 
  • Place chicken and potatoes in the oven. Bake chicken for 25-30 minutes, until done.
  • Continue baking the potatoes  until cooked through, about 1 hour total time.
  • While the potatoes are baking, cut the chicken up into bite size pieces, cover to keep warm, and set aside.
  • Cut the lettuce, cucumbers, bell peppers, tomatoes and cilantro, set aside.
  • Once the potatoes are finished, slice them in half, and then slice the flesh only, length wise and cross wise.
    skinny chicken stuffed sweet potatoes
  • Assemble the potatoes. Top the potatoes with chicken, vegetables and yogurt and serve.

Notes

These also work well for meal prep. Bake the potatoes, prepare your fillings, then fill containers and it's perfect for taking to lunch.

Nutrition

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 355mg | Potassium: 1699mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 29349IU | Vitamin C: 67mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 3mg