Baked Potato with Chicken, Bacon and Onion

Baked Potatoes with Chicken, Bacon & Onion

By the wlr team

A great recipe for either a lunch, or a light dinner. Serve with a crispy green salad, but don't forget to add the calories! 

  • Recipe makes: 2 servings
  • Prep time:
    25 mins
  • Cook time: 1 hr 10 mins
  • Calories: 564
    per serving


  • 10ml vegetable oil
  • 2 med potatoes
  • 1 med onion
  • 4 bacon rashers
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 25g reduced fat butter


  1. Pre-heat oven to 200oc/400of
  2. Prick potatoes with a folk
  3. Cover the potatoes with the oil, this will help to give them a lovely crispy skin when cooked
  4. Place the potatoes staight onto the oven shelf and cook for 1 hour 10 mins or longer if large potatoes
  5. 20 minutes before the potatoes are due to be done finely dice the onion, cut the bacon into width ways into slices and cut the chicken into roughly 1cm portions
  6. Heat a pan on the hob and when hot add the onion and bacon, stiring continuously to prevent it from sticking
  7. Once the bacon has browned add the chicken to the pan and cook for 5 minutes or until cooked
  8. To test potato is cooked throughly simply prick with a folk again and if resistance is felt pop back in the oven for a little longer
  9. Once potatoes are cooked remove from the oven and cut a cross in the top
  10. Put half the margarine in each potato and then pile on the mixture from the pan along with any juices that remain

Serving suggestion: Serve with fresh baby spinach

Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)564
Carbohydrate (g)52.5
Fat (g)21.1
Protein (g)42.2
Fibre (g)5.2
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg1.2

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