Baked BBQ Chicken is the finest option to take pleasure in BBQ chicken all 12 months spherical! We use solely 2 elements and have perfected our baking methodology in order that the chicken seems juicy with the finest candy and sticky glaze each time!
We love serving this baked BBQ chicken with our Greek lemon potatoes (baked at the similar time as the chicken) and a few garlic inexperienced beans.
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5 causes you will fall in love with baked BBQ chicken
- The thick layer of sticky, caramelized glaze is finger-licking good.
- Beneath that glaze, you will sink your enamel into tender, juicy chicken.
- It is an extremely easy recipe that virtually cooks itself. Pop it into the oven, flip it over as soon as, then after a fast broil you are completed!
- You need to use our favourite BBQ sauce for chicken or the bottle of BBQ sauce in your fridge.
- Did we point out that it is candy and ridiculously scrumptious?
Easy methods to bake BBQ chicken
This recipe is really easy to make that it is considered one of our go-to recipes for after we do not feel like cooking. Here is what to do:
- Pour the BBQ sauce over the chicken and let it marinate whereas the oven heats.
- Now put the chicken on a baking sheet pores and skin aspect down.
- After 25 minutes, flip the chicken over and baste with extra BBQ sauce.
- Then one other 25 minutes later you will baste it as soon as extra earlier than a fast broil.
That is it! BBQ baked chicken in 4 easy steps!
Full recipe in the recipe card under.
What minimize of chicken is finest for this recipe?
Chicken thighs! Particularly, bone-in and skin-on chicken thighs gives you tender, juicy chicken with a deliciously sticky glaze. Drumsticks work properly, too.
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Boneless chicken thighs cook dinner in a short time so in the event you use them the BBQ sauce will not have an opportunity to get deeply caramelized. They will be good, however not nearly as good.
Keep away from utilizing chicken breasts, besides as a final resort. They have a tendency to dry out with a protracted bake in the oven AND they launch a variety of liquid so the BBQ sauce turns into watery quite than thick and sticky.
Bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs are finest!
Which BBQ sauce sauce is the finest?
We love love love our BBQ sauce for chicken. It is candy and tangy with a touch of smoky taste. It is also fast to make and simply made refined sugar-free.
However any BBQ sauce will work properly. You need to use what you have got in your fridge or purchase your favourite bottle. Candy Child Ray’s is a well-liked alternative for store-bought BBQ sauce!
Why cook dinner the chicken in the sauce
Most BBQ baked chicken recipes name for the chicken to be baked first and the sauce added at the finish. However in recipe testing, we discovered a greater methodology.
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Baking the chicken in the BBQ sauce the whole time permits the sauce to thicken and grow to be deliciously sticky.
And don’t fret about the crispy pores and skin. Even in the event you solely baste the BBQ sauce on the pores and skin at the final minute, it nonetheless will not be anymore crispy than in the event you use our methodology.
However letting the chicken cook dinner the whole time in the sauce lets the sauce get good and thick and amazingly scrumptious.
Can this recipe be made on the grill?
It is best to cook dinner this recipe in the oven as the BBQ sauce will burn in the event you attempt to cook dinner this recipe on the grill. If you wish to fireplace up your BBQ, do that Korean BBQ Chicken recipe as an alternative.
What to serve with oven baked BBQ chicken
Easy sides are finest with BBQ chicken as this recipe might be the star of the present. Listed here are a number of of our favorites:
- Creamy Cucumber Salad (pictured under)
- Garlic Roasted Carrots
- Finest Roasted Broccoli
- Garlic Inexperienced Beans
- Sesame Garlic Miso Butter Mushrooms
- Finest Greek Salad
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- Greek Lemon Potatoes
- Smoky Parmesan Corn on the Cob
- Boursin Mashed Cauliflower
- Excellent Basmati Rice
Standard BBQ Chicken Recipes
- Smoky Gochujang Korean BBQ Chicken
- BBQ Chicken Salad Bowl with Raspberry Basil French dressing
- Grilled Chicken Wings
- Juicy Grilled Pork Chops
- Finest Grilled Chicken Breast