Potato Skins Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Potato Skins.


There are 238 calories in Potato Skins.


Nutrition Facts
Potato Skins
Serving Size:


skin (70 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 161
Calories 238

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 grams

Saturated Fat 6 grams

Trans Fat 0.4 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.6 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 4.9 grams

Cholesterol 32 milligrams

Sodium 432 milligrams

Potassium 205 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 11 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.7 grams

Sugars 0.5 grams
Protein 8.9 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Vegetable-Based Products (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 240 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 64 minutes
Running (6mph) 23 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 33 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What are potato skins?

Potato skin contains B vitamins, vitamin C, iron, calcium, potassium and other nutrients. Potato skin also provides lots of fiber, about 2 grams per ounce. If you eat a medium baked potato, including the skin, you’ll get nearly 4 grams of fiber, 2 milligrams of iron and 926 grams of potassium.

What are potato skins made of?

Potato skins, also sometimes referred to as potato jackets, are a snack food or appetizer made of unpeeled potato halves, hollowed and dressed with bacon, cheddar cheese and green onions before being baked again. They are commonly found on the menus of casual dining restaurants in the United States.

Where do potato skins come from?

Depending on who you ask, there are three restaurants credited with the invention of this popular appetizer in the 1970s: R. J. Grunts in Chicago, TGI Fridays restaurant chain, or the Prime Rib restaurant in Washington, DC.

Are potato skins healthy?

Yes. Eat the skin to capture all the russet potatoes nutrition. The potato skin has more nutrients than the interior of the potato. It has lots of fiber, about half of a medium potato’s fiber is from the skin.

How do you eat potato skins?

Those types of potato skins are great for the soul, but not for the body. A better way to eat them in order to get the health benefits, is to make a baked potato and just eat it with a little bit of butter, salt and pepper, and very light simple toppings. The goal is to keep the toppings simple and healthy.

What can potato skins be used for?

Potato peel is very good for skin problems. You can use them to get rid of dark circles, for whitening your skin, treat acne, blackheads & whiteheads and also reduce excessive oil. All you need to do is apply some potato juice with the help of a cotton ball over the affected area.

Who made Tato Skins?

Inventure Foods

Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins

I would spend 14 hours at TGI Friday’s just to eat them. “What’s the best part of the potato? Is it the great-tasting, rich skin? Or perhaps the soft, hearty, flavorful center?” the Tato Skin’s current manufacturer, Inventure Foods, asks with a slyly knowing tone.

Did Keebler make potato chips?

Another snack from the Keebler Company, O’Boisies are probably best remembered for the commercial, with the Keebler Elves singing about how “o’boisterous” the chips were. The baked potato chips came in three flavors—original, BBQ and sour cream and onion—and had a big fanbase in the 1970s, but were later discontinued.