Baked or Air Fried Barbecued Chicken

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Baked or Air Fried Barbecued Chicken is shouting cookout summer fun!


It will save the day and everyone will swoon over this tender chicken especially if your day gets rained out.


You can't predict the weather so keep this recipe handy and always have a backup idea.


Don't let your party get ruined at the last minute and guess what? This chicken has directions for air frying at the last minute.


This homemade barbecue sauce makes this chicken extra special and it's so easy to make.


I also include some suggestions and links for side dishes to go along with this possible indoor picnic.


This chicken dish is perfect for entertaining big crowds, economical to make and sure is delicious.


Plus you can make some Patriotic Recipes Check out these Red White and Blue Recipes during a holiday and it's a great addition for making a festive table.


Scroll down to our easy printable recipe card for these easy instructions on baked or air-fried barbecued chicken.




this is a baked or air fried barbecued chicken in a Patriotic basket








Baked Grilled or Air Fried




What better way to serve your guests than with a great barbecued chicken at the party?



This is my go-to recipe that everyone raves about, it sure fools most folks!



This chicken is baked instead and can be air fried, grilled or pan-fried if you wish.



I took the easy way out to feed a crowd to have more time to enjoy the company!



Instead of standing over a hot grill or frying pan, I baked it all in one pan and it gave me time to spend with everyone instead of cooking while they were here.



homemade barbecue sauce in a cast iron skillet



Best Side Dishes






this is air fried chicken legs





Ingredients for Seasoning the Chicken

  • Chicken legs and thighs (bone-in around 8 pieces) or any parts of the chicken you prefer
  • Dried parsley, oregano, basil
  • granulated garlic
  • olive oil ( I use light extra virgin olive oil)
  • oil spray
  • optional spices: smoked paprika or for heat add a pinch of cayenne over each piece
  • Barbecue Sauce Recipe:
  • ketchup
  • dark brown sugar or honey
  • granulated garlic powder
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • dash of cayenne pepper
  • prepared yellow mustard
  • a few twists of finely fresh cracked black pepper



these are baked chicken legs with barbecue sauce on top



Tools:

  1. oil spray
  2. deep roasting pan
  3. parchment paper
  4. measuring cups
  5. measuring spoons
  6. serving platter
  7. thongs



This is a white casserole dish filled with homemade baked barbecued chicken in a homemade barbecue sauce for a 4th of july picnic







Baked Barbecued Chicken Pin for later




pin for later on how to make air fried barbecued chicken




Cooking Methods and Outdoor Picnics




If your cookout gets rained out baked or air-fried barbecued chicken will be saving the day!


This chicken baked or air fried is delicious and easy to make plus it can be made to take to picnics and family outings so cook it ahead of time and it will be a huge hit.


If you're not a fan of barbecue sauce, try our 18 other styles of chicken wings sauces and dips!





Baked or Air Fried  Barbecued Chicken

Baked or Air Fried Barbecued Chicken

Yield: 8
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 45 MinTotal time: 1 Hour
This is a basic recipe for homemade barbecue sauce baked chicken or any meat. The sauce is rich and thick and used for basting and perfect for cookouts!

Ingredients

  • 8 Chicken legs and thighs (bone-in  or boneless) or any parts of the chicken you prefer 
  • 1 teaspoon each Dried parsley, oregano, basil granulated garlic 
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil 
  • parchment paper and large deep baking pan cooking oil spray
  • Optional spices: smoked paprika or for heat add a pinch of cayenne over each piece 
  • see instructions below for Barbecue Sauce Recipe below

Instructions

  1. Place parchment paper in the baking pan to fit up the sides also. I use a 13 x 9 baking pan.
  2. Spray parchment lightly with cooking oil. Place chicken on the paper in the pan. 
  3. Sprinkle generously with all herbs and spices. Then salt, pepper to taste.
  4. Drizzle olive oil on top of the pieces, rolling in the pan until evenly coated with oil and spices.
  5. Bake in a hot 400 degrees oven until the chicken is very crispy around 1 and 1/2 hours or more. In the meantime make the barbecue sauce recipe below.
  6. For the Sauce Recipe:
  7. Place all in a mason jar and shake.
  8. Pour over cooked chicken. Store sauce in the refrigerator. I use it up within 3 months if any is leftover.
  9. Pour barbecue sauce over the chicken while hot and serve.
  10. Barbecue Sauce Recipe: 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  11. 1/4 cup dark brown sugar or honey
  12. 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  13. 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  14. dash of cayenne pepper
  15. 1/4 cup prepared yellow mustard a few twists of finely fresh cracked black pepper 
  16. Other Cooking Methods:
  17. Air Fry: Oil spray the air fryer basket.
  18. Heat air fryer to 380 degrees.
  19. Place the chicken on the basket herbs, fry for 18 minutes.
  20. Brush with a little sauce, return and cook 5 more minutes or until the skin is to your liking and crispy.
  21. The internal temperature is 165 degrees in the thickest part. Place on a platter and baste with more sauce.
patriotic recipes, homemade barbecue sauce, baked chicken, air fried chicken, grilled chicken, cookout recipes, barbecued recipes
picnic recipes, cookout recipes, grilling recipes, chicken recipes, patriotic recipes
American
Created using The Recipes Generator




Baked Barbecued Chicken Pin for later




pin for later recipe for barbecued or air fried chicken





Would you like more Chicken recipes?




Curt's Lemon Reggiano
Curt's Catalina Chicken
Curt's Balsamic Grilled Herb Chicken
Easy Italian Baked Chicken
Mediterranean Chicken
Crockpot Pulled Buffalo Chicken
Chicken Parm
Grilled Beer Chicken
Grilling Roundup
Grilled Chili Chicken and Steak Kabobs
Grilled Balsamic Chicken
Grilled Chicken Whiskey Barbecue




this is a delicious style barbecued baked chicken homemade sauce that is perfect for pork or chicken, beef and whatever you love barbecue sauce on. This is on chicken in a white bird corning ware dish made back in the 1970's.  Served on the 4th of July holiday basket



15 comments

  1. What is the measurement for the mustard, it just says 1/4, but is it TBS, cup?

    ReplyDelete
  2. These look so tasty!!! I love that you baked them for a healthier option! Can't wait to try them!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. That barbecue sauce sounds so good. I love the flavours you've used - perfect for this dish!

    ReplyDelete
  4. This looks like it would be crowd pleaser. You can never go wrong with a great chicken dish to feed the family.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Looks like a delicious recipe! Everyone loves bbq chicken!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Outstanding! I love your homemade bbq sauce recipe. I just purchased a big package of chicken legs and had to freeze some. Now I know what I will do with them. Looking forward to this!

    ReplyDelete
  7. I have to admit I prefer barbecue chicken to be grilled, but this would be a great option for when the weather isn't good for grilling. thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  8. I love making homemade bbq chicken. I need to try making this recipe for dinner soon.

    ReplyDelete
  9. I'm going to have to try this homemade BBQ sauce. I'm also going to have to try the higher, hotter cooking method for the chicken! Thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Your barbecue sauce sounds spot on! Can't wait to try this over the weekend.

    ReplyDelete
  11. This chicken is making my mouth water! So perfect for a summer BBQ!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Homemade BBQ sauce is the best! Your chicken looks delicious. My family would really enjoy this.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Great BBQ sauce recipe! All I need is the yellow mustard and I'm good to go!

    ReplyDelete
  14. loving the sauce component of this recipe, totally finger licking delicious!

    ReplyDelete

We love hearing from you, please message me with any typos or concerns at @pegasuslegend24@gmail.com and we love praise too!