How To Make Baked Potato On Grill At Home

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If you want the best-baked potato, then don’t bake it. Grill it! Sounds weird, right? Then, give a shot to this recipe for baked potato on the grill. It’s an easy recipe. The potatoes are soft and have a crispy salty crust. You can add your choice of topping and use them as delicious sides for the meal. So, why don’t you try this recipe now?

Baked potato with sour cream and chopped chives

While grilling out with friends, you wouldn’t want to waste time on complex dishes. Well! You can try baked potato on the grill. The potatoes in this recipe are baked over direct heat using heavy-duty aluminum foil. Try this recipe and you can enjoy it for at least 5 days by refrigerating it.

For baked potato on the grill, season each potato with salt, olive oil, black pepper, and garlic powder after poking it 5 to 6 times. Now, wrap it with aluminum foil and bake it in the grill for around 50 to 60 minutes. Unwrap the potatoes and top them with sour cream, chopped chives, or the topping of your choice.

You have to read the full recipe card to have the instructions for baked potato on the grill. You can also use crème fraiche in the recipe. If you don’t have crème fraiche, here is a list of crème fraiche substitutes for you.

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Recipe Card

Baked potatoes with sour cream

Baked Potato On Grill Recipe

Baked potato on the grill is a delicious vegan dish. It's healthy and easy to make. So, try this recipe now and enjoy it with sour cream, salted butter, or chopped chives.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 957 kcal


Kitchen Tongs
Aluminum Foil (high-duty)


  • 4 Medium Russet Potatoes
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (to taste)

For Serving (as per choice)

  • Salted Butter
  • Sour Cream
  • Chopped Chives


  • Poke the potato 5 to 6 times before you apply seasoning to it. Now, preheat your grill.
  • Apply olive oil, salt, garlic powder, and black pepper on the surface of the potatoes. Wrap each potato with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Place them on the grill.
  • Grill them with a closed lid for around 50 to 60 minutes until the potatoes are soft.
  • Remove these potatoes from the grill, leave them to cool after unwrapping them from the foil.



Calories: 957kcal | Carbohydrates: 160g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 3778mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 168mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 8mg
Keyword American cuisine, Baked potato on grill, potato
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