The Aussie Microwave Baked Potato Recipe | Hurry The Food Up

The Aussie Microwave Baked Potato Recipe

The Aussie Baked Potato Recipe |

A delicious combo of smashed avocado and sweet chilli sauce from down under. A little sour cream goes nicely, too.

Getting a baked potato just right is rewarding in itself. It’s surprisingly easy to do and the cooking instructions are included in the recipe card below. For more extensive instructions as well as a load more topping ideas, please see our main microwave baked potato post.

The Aussie Baked Potato Recipe |
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5 from 4 votes

The Aussie

Who’d have thought avocado, sweet chili sauce and sour cream would go so well together. SO GOOD! So easy, too.
Cuisine Vegan, Vegetarian
Time 13 minutes
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 571kcal


  • 1 large potato
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce (or sundried tomatoes)



  • Microwave the large potato for nine minutes. A medium potato needs seven minutes and a small potato needs five minutes. To add extra potatoes allow an extra four minutes for a large potato, three minutes for a medium potato and two minutes for a small potato. This is using a 1000w microwave – adjust for slightly longer or shorter if yours is a higher or lower power. Don't forget to pierce the potatoes with a fork a few times.
  • Mash up the avocado. Add optional salt and lemon juice.
  • When ready, slice a deep groove through the middle of the potato in both directions. Repeat the process diagonally.
  • Add optional butter, salt and pepper to the potato.
  • Layer the avocado over the potato, followed by the sweet chilli sauce (or chopped sundried tomatoes).
  • Enjoy!


The nutritional information is with sweet chilli sauce (not sundried tomatoes) and includes all optional ingredients, too 🙂


Nutrition Facts
The Aussie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 571 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 912mg40%
Potassium 2246mg64%
Carbohydrates 71g24%
Fiber 17g71%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 575IU12%
Vitamin C 60.6mg73%
Calcium 153mg15%
Iron 14.4mg80%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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From the UK to Germany with many stops along the way. Food without meat is the best type of food. And I plan to share it!

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