Oven Roasted BBQ chicken

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I am a big fan of Ree Drummond’s cooking. I have tried many of her recipes and they are awesome. I recently tried her Oven roasted BBQ chicken recipe and it turned out really good.

The original recipe calls for peach preserve. But all I had was Marmalade at home. So I strained the Marmalade and used it in this recipe. I also added a spoon of  Marmalade with the orange peel (overall 1/4 cup).  I added a dash of Tabasco sauce as well.

Ingredients:

  • Olive oil – for brushing the baking tray
  • Chicken thighs – 7 (boneless) 1.8lb
  • BBQ sauce – 1+1/2 cups
  • Marmalade – 1/4 cup, strained
  • Garlic – 1 clove, finely minced
  • Tabasco or any hot sauce – according to taste (I added a dash of it)

Method:

  • Rinse and pat dry the chicken. Wrap them up in paper towels and let them rest.

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  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Combine BBQ sauce, marmalade, garlic and hot sauce in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat for 5 to 10 minutes until hot. Set aside.

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  • Line a baking tray with foil.
  • Grease the foil with olive oil.
  • Place the chicken thighs skin side down on the tray.

 

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  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Remove the tray from the oven and brush the chicken with BBQ sauce. Flip the chicken thighs  and brush the chicken with BBQ sauce. Bake for 7 minutes.
  • Remove the tray from the oven and brush the chicken with BBQ sauce again and return to the oven for 7 more minutes.
  • Increase the temperature to 425F.
  • Remove the tray from the oven and brush the chicken with BBQ sauce and return to the oven for 7 minutes or until the sauce starts to brown the edges of the thighs.
  • Remove the baking tray from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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