One of my favorite foods has always been potatoes. These Green Chili Potato Skins are one of my new favorite snacks and appetizers, perfect for watching football or the big game! Make the green chili and potato skin shells in advance for fast and easy assembly when you need them.
The combination of spicy green chili and melted cheese in the perfect potato skin shell is pretty much a piece of heaven on earth. Make the green chili as hot or mild as you would like, with pork or without (vegetarian friendly), and throw some bacon on top for the meat lovers! Sour cream is a perfect dipping sauce to help cool the heat from the chile peppers. I could eat an entire plate of these.
You can find detailed instructions on how to make the best potato skin shells here! It is my favorite technique as I found using baked potatoes were just too soft and difficult to work with. Plus my technique above is so much faster! The topping possibilities are endless! Now that I have a recipe for perfect potato skins, it is somewhat dangerous because they are so good!
Any green chili that you like will work well for this recipe, but I am partial to my own! There are two versions: Pork Hatch Green Chili and a Vegetarian Hatch Green Chili. I am OBSESSED with the green chili. It is one of my most requested dishes and has won multiple awards, so hopefully you love it too! This Green Chili Potato Skins recipe is a great way to use leftover green chili (if you have any left!) so go ahead and make that big batch on a weekend or day off, stick some leftover green chili in the freezer, and you will be able to make these skins in no time!
Check out our other Potato Skin flavors!
Bacon and Bourbon Blue Cheese Potato Skins (coming soon!)
Smoky Chicken Enchilada Potato Skins (coming soon!)