Baked barbeque chicken

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Baked barbeque chicken is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to feed a group of people. This is a recipe I've been doing for years and it comes out perfect every time! I like to use chicken thighs because they stay more moist than most cuts.

You can definitely use skinless and/or boneless chicken for baked barbeque chicken, but there's a higher chance of it drying out and it's just not as yummy without all the crispy skin. :D

This recipe takes about an hour to make, but most of it is baking time so you'll have lots of time to make all the sides!

P.S. Sorry for the poopy photos! Next time I make it I'll do it not when it's getting dark and get new ones. ;)
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Step 1: What you'll need:

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  • chicken pieces - I love bone in skin on thighs and highly recommend them!
  • barbeque sauce (make your own or do it the store bought way)
  • salt and pepper
  • cooking oil
  • a baking tray
  • a rack
  • aluminum foil (optional but makes clean up so much easier!)
  • a pastry brush (I like silicone for these)
  • a ramekin or bowl for holding the barbeque sauce

Step 2: Prep the chicken, preheat the oven

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Set your oven to 375 F.

If you've bought the standard "sold-in-huge-packs-full-of-nasty-stuff" chicken you'll probably want to clean it up a bit. Pluck out any excess feathers and trim off excess fat and skin - it's especially bad on thighs!

Flip the chicken pieces and have a look at the flesh side. Any big clumps of fat? Five excess inches of skin randomly hanging out? Trim everything up a bit with kitchen shears or a sharp knife. Once everything's trimmed up, sprinkle on some salt and pepper.
KellyYJacobs22 hours ago

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MarkS6025 days ago

Looked and tasted great. Internal temp where it should have been. Followed the directions exactly but the skin was not crispy. Will definitely try again to see what I may have done wrong.

ReginaldW1 month ago
I made this with boneless chicken breasts and cut the last 20 mins of cook time to 10 mins. It was perfect! Thank you!
AlbanyA made it!1 month ago
First of all thank you so much for this easy, simple recipe! This was my first time making BBQ wings, so needless to say I was rather clueless.

I used wingettes instead of breasts or thighes, and I added some hot sauce to the BBQ sauce to give it a little kick; but other than that I followed your recipe to a "T". And they came out great! My family loved it and I'll definitely make it again.
braandonn122 months ago
When I brush the BBQ sauce on, it always falls off when I flip, any suggestions? Thanks!
I made this and it turned out only complaint would be that my oven smoked from the burning grease on the bottom of the pan. My family of five complained about the smoke and kinda hurt my feelings cuz I tried hard to make something good for them
Flunk them! If they were complaining about the food that should've been the last food they ever get! Us girls slave over the stove cooking for them boys! I love this receipe (:
FoodW3 months ago

Mam can i use "Soy Sauce"........

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sharonjasman4 months ago
I tried this recipe it was great so fast and easy.
I have used this recipe like at least 20 times this year alone my husband and daughter both love it and I always feel great about serving it to guests because literally everyone loves it! Such a great one and i love that the instructions are so easy!

Oh yayayay! That makes me so excited. :D

It's always one of my go-to recipes for feeding a big crowd!

suzsteil1 year ago

I made it too, using skinless boneless chicken breasts and thighs, browned in a spritz of olive oil and baked with a tablespoon of BBQ sauce each. Lovely! Low fat, reasonalbble chlorestrol, no fuss! Perfect.

suzsteil1 year ago

I made it too, using skinless boneless chicken breasts and thighs, browned in a spritz of olive oil and baked with a tablespoon of BBQ sauce each. Lovely! Low fat, reasonalbble chlorestrol, no fuss! Perfect.

I tried this recipe, followed it exactly and it turned out delicious! FYI...I used Whole Foods air dry chicken thighs, browned the chicken in a well seasoned cast iron skillet in a bit of canola oil - the skin turned out nice and crispy! I used Sweet Baby Ray's Sweet & Spicy BBQ sauce.

HollyMann2 years ago
wow those look amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
taransa2 years ago
What lovely and easy directions! I second that the pictures look just fine to me as well :)

(also I think you have a spare word in step 3: "This step will also help get render off some of the excess fat." not as bad as my recent telling people to mix something in a bowel lol!)
jessyratfink (author)  taransa2 years ago
Aww thank you! And you're right about the typo, haha. I think my brain had broken.

Mixing something in a bowel is hilarious and I bet I've written that somewhere too!
Heh broken brains can be fun :P

The bowel thing was great, my mother-in-law caught it and enjoyed teasing me for like a week (and I can still crack her up telling her she is laughing deep down in her bowls ... but it is all good, we get along well!)
PitStoP2 years ago
These look so good and tasty. I can almost taste them. I was tempted to take a bite off the screen. =) Btw The poopy photos look fine to me. ;)
jessyratfink (author)  PitStoP2 years ago
I was imagining a much nicer main image, haha - I was feeling very ambitious and it just didn't work out. Too late, too dark, too hungry. :D

But thanks!
You're Welcome!
I hear you. It's hard for me to concentrate when I'm hungry and the food is calling me. haha =D
srohwer2 years ago
Favorited. We have a local place where we get the sauce. Looks great!