BBQ Chicken Breasts in the Oven Recipe

Baking BBQ Chicken Breasts in the oven provides an effortless and tasty meal option. The baking process guarantees perfectly cooked, succulent chicken. Coated in a bold, tangy barbecue sauce, the chicken obtains a smoky flavor and a caramel-like crust. This approach offers a nutritious alternative to classic BBQ chicken, conveniently prepared indoors but maintaining the iconic barbecue aroma. It’s a stellar choice for communal meals, successfully mimicking the ambiance of an alfresco grill fest.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes


  1. 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. Salt, pepper, 1 tsp of garlic powder, and 1 tsp of onion powder to taste
  3. 1 cup of your preferred BBQ sauce
  4. 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Heat your oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Dry the chicken breasts and add the salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder for seasoning.
  3. In an oven-safe skillet, warm up the olive oil over a medium flame. Introduce the chicken breasts to the skillet and sear them lightly on both sides for about 2 minutes each.
  4. Slather your chosen BBQ sauce generously over the chicken breasts.
  5. Transition the skillet into the preheated oven, baking the chicken for 20-25 minutes, until the internal temperature reads 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
  6. Allow the chicken to sit for a few minutes before serving. Complement with your chosen sides and relish!

Nutrition Facts: (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 270
  • Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g (may vary based on BBQ sauce used)
  • Protein: 38g

Note: Nutritional values can fluctuate depending on the specific ingredients you use.

Indulge in the hearty delight of our Tangy BBQ Chicken Breast Baked in the Oven. This recipe delivers the smoky, zesty pleasure of a traditional BBQ dish, right from your home kitchen, perfect for anyone who loves BBQ!