We love this dish because you can make this barbecue chicken without ever having to light up a grill. The primary recipe calls for baking it; you can also grill it if you like (see Variation below). The Oklahoma BBQ Sauce makes a large quantity, so I always have some on hand. I like to put in the refrigerator in our airstream trailer and then we just put a few chicken breasts on our portable grill and have dinner ready in no time!

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BBQ Chicken with Oklahoma BBQ Sauce

  • Yield: 8 1x


  • 8 bone in, skin on chicken breast halves (or other pieces to your liking)
  • 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 cups Oklahoma Barbeque Sauce, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a rimmed cookie sheet with foil.
  2. Place chicken on prepared cookie sheet and brush liberally with 1/4 to 1/2 cup barbeque sauce. Bake for around 45 minutes or until the chicken reaches 165 degrees on an instant read thermometer. Serve remaining sauce on the side.


Variation: Chicken can be grilled instead of baked, and you can use boneless, skinless breasts. Preheat grill to medium heat and cook chicken for 3 to 4 minutes. Turn over, brush breasts with BBQ sauce and cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until done. Serve with additional sauce on the side.

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Hi, I'm Lee.

I am inspired by my mother, Sally’s, love of cooking and entertaining to gather friends and family together over great meals and conversation. In fact, I held my first dinner party at the age of 16. Throughout the years, I’ve provided recipes, menu advice and cooking tips to friends seeking uncomplicated and delicious ideas for home entertaining.

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