Kentucky-Style Oven Barbecued Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Southern Living; family favorite

Top Review by Gail Blue Eyes

Wow, what a yummy BBQ chicken recipe. I, like yooper, have been looking for a non-tomato based BBQ sauce. This was fabulous. The chicken was tender and juicy. The sauce was spicy and tangy. Thanks Nurse Di.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add chicken and brown on all sides.
  2. Remove from skillet, reserving drippings.
  3. Place chicken in an 11x7 inch baking dish.
  4. Add vinegar and next 5 ingredients to reserved drippings in skillet, stirring to loosen browned particles that cling to bottom.
  5. Pour over chicken.
  6. Cover and bake chicken at 325 degrees for 45 minutes; uncover and bake 15 minutes more.
  7. Serve over rice.

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