5 medium potatoes
1/4 pound bacon fried and crumbled or left in strips, or use bacon bits
1/2 to 3/4 cup sour cream
1/2 to 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Oil for deep frying
Salt and pepper to taste
Bake potatoes. Slice in half. Spoon out potato, leaving 1/2 to 3/4 inch of potato inside skin. Deep fry for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oil, drain. Top skins with bacon bits and cheese. Place under broiler for about one minute or until cheese melts. Top with sour cream and garnish with chives.