Oven Baked BBQ Chicken
This is one of the juiciest oven baked BBQ chicken you'll ever taste
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
- 6-8 chicken thighs and/or drumsticks bone-in, skin on about 2.5 to 3 lb.
- 1 cup your favorite BBQ sauce
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp lemon pepper
- 1 tsp kosher salt
You can marinate the chicken in a brine, buttermilk or seasonings that you like.
Pat the chicken dry on both sides, then transfer to a medium bowl.
Toss garlic, salt, lemon pepper and paprika in a small bowl. Sprinkle over chicken in bowl. Toss with tongs until pieces are coated.
Preheat oven to 400 F and cover a baking sheet with foil.
Place the chicken skin side down on a baking sheet.
Bake the chicken for :
30 minutes - 400 F then drain juices, flip chicken
15 minutes - 400 F then drain juices, place skin side down and baste with BBQ sauce
10 minutes - 400 F then drain juices, flip chicken, baste with BBQ sauce
10 minutes - 425 F then baste with BBQ sauce
2 minutes - put under broiler to caramelize
10 minutes - let chicken rest before serving. Enjoy.