Heat oven to 425°F.
Place the potatoes on the middle rack, and cook for 60-70 minutes, until the skins are crisp and a knife easily pierces them.
Remove from oven and let cool.
When cool enough to handle, slice potato in half lengthwise.
Using a spoon, scoop out the flesh, leaving about 1/4 inch intact.
Reserve the flesh for Potato Tot Recipe.
Slice potato in half length wise, again.
(Note: These can be made weeks in advance and frozen.)
Fill a large pot halfway with oil.
Heat oil to 360°F.
Add skins and fry until golden deep brown, about 2-3 minutes.
Remove to paper-towel-lined plate.
Sprinkle with salt.
Place all skins on a sheet tray lined with parchment paper.
Sprinkle with cheese.
Place under broiler on high, until cheese melts.
Remove from oven, top with bacon, sour cream, chives, serranos and avocado.
COMMENTS / REVIEWS
I loved it,I made it for a very dear friend and she was impressed
Unfortunately it is not in my taste.I do not recommend it.
These were easy and delicious.
Your site is the only one I use because I know everything will end up great!
I made these for thanksgiving, people said they were good.
I have lost track of all the times I have used this recipe. Always great!
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