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Oven Roasted BBQ Chicken Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 whole chicken cut into quarters
  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • juice from 1 small lemon
  • 1 1/4 cups barbecue sauce use your preferred brand


  • Prepare the marinade by combine soy sauce, oil, garlic powder. paprika, lemon, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Stir until all the ingredients are well blended.
  • Arrange the chicken quarters in a resealable bag. Pour-in the marinade. Let the air out of the bag, seal, and marinate the chicken overnight. Place the bag in the fridge and let it stay for 12 to 16 hours. This will let the chicken absorb the flavor.
  • Preheat your oven to 375F.
  • Top a baking tray with aluminum foil and geese it with 1 tablespoon of cooking oil or spray with a cooking oil spray. Arrange the chicken on top of the greased foil. Bake in the oven for 18 minutes.
  • Baste the chicken with half of the barbecue sauce. Continue to bake for 12 minutes.
  • Baste the chicken with the remaining half of the bbq sauce. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked. You can also use a meat thermometer to ensure that the chicken is done. The internal temperature of the chicken should be at least 165F.
  • Remove the oven roasted bbq chicken from the oven. Arrange in a serving plate.
  • Serve with either of the following: cornbread muffins, cornbread, rice, or potato wedges. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g