Oven Barbecued Chicken
Oven Barbecued Chicken is moist and flavorful and perfect for when you don't have access to a grill.
- 4 chicken leg quarters
- Kosher salt and pepper
- 1 tablespooons vegetable or canola oil
- 1 cup BBQ sauce
Preheat oven to 375°. Sprinkle chicken pieces lightly with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place 2 pieces of chicken in skillet skin side down and cook for 2 minutes, until skin is nicely seared.
Remove from pan and place skin side up in a large baking dish. Place remaining 2 pieces of chicken in skillet, using a little more oil if necessary. Sear skin for 2 minutes and place last 2 pieces in the baking dish.
Baste chicken with sauce and bake for 20 minutes.
Baste again and bake 15 minutes.
Baste a third time and bake for 15-20 minutes, until chicken is cooked through. Serve with any leftover sauce (bring it to a boil to be safe).