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Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe - an easy BBQ Chicken in oven.

BBQ Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe

Love Keil
Incredibly delicious BBQ Baked Chicken Thighs Recipe. It is a Crowd Pleaser!
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Chicken, Dinner, Main
Cuisine American
Servings 4 -6


  • 8 – O Organics bone-in chicken thighs pat dry using paper towel
  • 2 tablespoons O Organics Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • teaspoons chili powder
  • teaspoons brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder or 3-5 fresh garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • cup O Organics Tomato Ketchup
  • cup water
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • chives for garnish


  • Place your cast iron onto the middle rack of the oven, then preheat the oven to 400F.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine 2 tablespoon of oil, 2 1/2 teaspoons of chili powder, 1/12 teaspoons of brown sugar, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin, 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper and 1 teaspoon of salt. Now, rub chicken thighs using chili mixture.
  • When oven is preheated, carefully place chicken thighs, skin down, in hot cast iron skillet. Bake for 20 minutes. Flip to the other side and bake another 20 minutes.
  • Remove chicken thighs from the skillet. Pour all of the chicken juice into a bowl, except 1 tablespoon, and set aside, you are going to add it to the sauce later.
  • Add chopped onion, cook on medium heat until golden color, about 5-7 minutes. Stir in 2/3 cup of ketchup, 1/3 cup of water, 3 tablespoons molasses, 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce and 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard. Stirring continuously cook until sauce thickens, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Whisk in chicken juice, season with more salt and pepper in needed. Return chicken thighs back to skillet and coat with BBQ sauce. Garnish with chopped chives. Enjoy!


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