- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 3/4 cup ketchup
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/3 cup cider vinegar
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Brown chicken on both sides. Remove to paper towels to drain.
- Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes.
- Place chicken in an ungreased 13x9-in. baking dish. Pour sauce over chicken. Bake, uncovered, 45-60 minutes or until chicken juices run clear, basting occasionally. Yield: 8 servings.
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.
Reviews for Oven Barbecued Chicken
"Who needs bottled barbecue sauce with this easy to make and tasty recipe? I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts, but didn't brown them. I put them in a pan, poured the sauce over them and baked it at 350 for 1 hour."
"I made this for dinner last night and was not disappointed! Everyone in the family enjoyed it. The sauce is the perfect mix of tangy and sweet, and the chicken was perfectly tender after the 45 minutes. There was a breast leftover, and I thinly sliced it and coated it with leftover sauce for an amazing chicken sandwich for lunch today! This will definitely become part of the regular rotation."
"great flavor and very easy to make. will make again."
"Delicious! I used bone-in thigh/leg pieces and cut them to separate the thighs from the legs to make four servings of two pieces each. Easy recipe with great results!"
"Just excellent for sandwiches on good rolls! I lightly browned bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs in a skillet, then put them into the slow cooker, with the other ingredients, on low for 7 hours. Then I removed the pieces, took off the skin and discarded that with the bones, and shredded the chicken. I skimmed the fat from the top of the barbecue sauce before returning meat to the sauce. It's really very delicious."