This simple homemade BBQ sauce makes a sweet and tangy sauce for baked chicken.

Ingredients of BBQ Baked Chicken

  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons blackstrap molasses
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • Eight 6-ounce bone-in chicken thighs, with skin


How to Make BBQ Baked Chicken

BBQ Baked Chicken

Step 1
Preheat the oven to 425°. In a small bowl, whisk together the ketchup, brown sugar, blackstrap molasses, soy sauce and garlic.

Step 2
Place the chicken in an ovenproof baking dish and pour the sauce over it.

Step 3
Bake in the oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbling and hot and the chicken registers 165° on an instant-read thermometer.

Step 4
Remove the chicken from the oven and let it stand for 5 minutes before serving.