Easy Gluten-Free Hawaiian Baked Potato Skins Recipe

This Hawaiian potato skins recipe is a tasty gluten-free twist on Hawaiian pizza! Makes a unique Thanksgiving side dish or appetizer for your Christmas party!

Hawaiian Baked Potato Skins are a fun gluten-free twist on two delicious snack foods: Hawaiian pizza and potato skins! They make for a unique Thanksgiving side dish or appetizer for your Christmas party. They’re versatile enough that you can customize them a bit for your guests’ dietary needs. For example, simply eliminate the ham and you have an easy vegetarian recipe for your guests who don’t eat meat.

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Hawaiian Baked Potato Skins

This Hawaiian potato skin recipe is a tasty gluten-free twist on Hawaiian pizza! Makes a unique Thanksgiving side dish or appetizer for your Christmas party!

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Yields – 12

Ingredients:

This Hawaiian potato skins recipe is a tasty gluten-free twist on Hawaiian pizza! Makes a unique Thanksgiving side dish or appetizer for your Christmas party!

  • 6 medium sized Russets Potatoes
  • 3 tablespoon of melted Butter or Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 cup of shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 cup of Pineapple chunks, well drained
  • 1 cup of cubed Ham
  • ¼ cup sliced Scallion
  • ¼ cup of chopped fresh cilantro (or any other fresh herb of choice)
  • Salt and freshly cracked Pepper

How to make:

  • Prick each potato multiple times with a fork, then place them on the outer edge of the microwave turntable. Microwave on high for 6 minutes, then turn the potatoes and microwave on high for another 4 minutes.
  • Use a sharp knife to cut the potatoes in half. Use a spoon to scoop out the potato, leaving a ¼” along the insides.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 F and line a baking sheet with foil. Grease it liberally with melted butter or olive oil.
  • Brush inside potatoes with melted butter and season them lightly with salt and pepper. Place the potato skins upside down on the foiled-lined baking sheet. Brush the remaining melted butter or oil onto the outside of the potato skin. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.

This Hawaiian potato skin recipe is a tasty gluten-free twist on Hawaiian pizza! Makes a unique Thanksgiving side dish or appetizer for your Christmas party!

  • Bake for 15 minutes, or until the skin is crispy.
  • Fill each potato skin with 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce. Then top with shredded mozzarella cheese, pineapple chunks and cubed ham.
  • Bake for about 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with scallions and cilantro and serve hot.

This Hawaiian potato skin recipe is a tasty gluten-free twist on Hawaiian pizza! Makes a unique Thanksgiving side dish or appetizer for your Christmas party!

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This Hawaiian potato skin recipe is a tasty gluten-free twist on Hawaiian pizza! Makes a unique Thanksgiving side dish or appetizer for your Christmas party!
Easy Gluten-Free Hawaiian Baked Potato Skins Recipe
Ingredients
  • 6 medium sized Russets Potatoes
  • 3 tablespoon of melted Butter or Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 cup of shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 cup of Pineapple chunks well drained
  • 1 cup of cubed Ham
  • ¼ cup sliced Scallion
  • ¼ cup of chopped fresh cilantro or any other fresh herb of choice
  • Salt and freshly cracked Pepper
Instructions
  1. Prick each potato multiple times with a fork, then place them on the outer edge of the microwave turntable. Microwave on high for 6 minutes, then turn the potatoes and microwave on high for another 4 minutes.
  2. Use a sharp knife to cut the potatoes in half. Use a spoon to scoop out the potato, leaving a ¼” along the insides.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 F and line a baking sheet with foil. Grease it liberally with melted butter or olive oil.
  4. Brush inside potatoes with melted butter and season them lightly with salt and pepper. Place the potato skins upside down on the foiled-lined baking sheet. Brush the remaining melted butter or oil onto the outside of the potato skin. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, or until the skin is crispy.
  6. Fill each potato skin with 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce. Then top with shredded mozzarella cheese, pineapple chunks and cubed ham.
  7. Bake for about 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  8. Sprinkle with scallions and cilantro and serve hot.

Yum, right? Such a fun holiday appetizer, too! Need some more fun ideas for holiday side dishes and appetizers? Check out a few of my favorites!

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Have you ever tried making Hawaiian potato skins before? Do you serve a unique side dish at your holiday parties? Tell us in the comments!

24 thoughts on “Easy Gluten-Free Hawaiian Baked Potato Skins Recipe”

  1. Gluten free baked skins, yes yes yes. These look amazing and this recipe is phenomenal. I love baked skins and can now enjoy them again!

  2. Christina Aliperti

    I love these flavors but never thought to make this before. I enjoy the sweetness of the pineapple with the savory flavors.

  3. Of all of the baked potato or potato skill recipes, I have never seen this one! And its so perfect! Love how it will add that tangy and sweet to the carb of the potato!

  4. Oh my gosh this is such a great idea!! I have all these ingredients and never would have thought to use my potatoes for hawaiian pizza alternatives! That is so going to be dinner tonight!!

  5. My son and mom love Hawaiian anything, I would have never thought of doing potato skins Hawaiian style. Can’t wait to make this recipe for them 🙂


  6. oh my goodness, I love Potato Skins and have never tried this one before; thanks so much for sharing this seemingly delicious recipe.

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