Best BBQ Chicken Thighs
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Juicy chicken thighs dripping with BBQ sauce perfection. Baked so there's no grill-guessing!
Recipe type: Dinner, Meat, Chicken
Serves: 8-10 servings
Grocery List
  • 12 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 3 c. barbecue sauce (your choice of brands)
  • ½ c. jam or jelly -- apple, peach, or orange marmalade
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Olive oil
Here's how...
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spread tin foil over a rimmed baking sheet and brush the tin foil with olive oil. Place 12 chicken thighs skin side down and bake 25 minutes. While the chicken bakes, make the sauce by mixing 3 c. of your favorite BBQ sauce, ½ c. jelly (apple, peach or orange marmalade) and 1 clove minced garlic in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Remove chicken from the oven after its first round and brush the sauce over the tops. Carefully, flip them all over and brush the other side with sauce. Return to oven for 7 more minutes.
  3. Remove and brush both sides and bake for 7 more minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and and brush them with sauce. Turn oven up to 425 degrees and bake 5-7 more minutes or until cooked through. Let rest 10 minutes.
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