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Baked BBQ chicken breasts on a wood cutting board garnished with fresh parsley.

Baked BBQ Chicken Breast

These tender and juicy oven baked BBQ chicken breasts are the perfect dinner. Coated in a simple dry rub and baked to perfection. Then coated with your favorite barbecue sauce and broiled to create a delicious glaze.
4.62 from 21 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Broiling Time 3 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Chicken, Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 407 kcal


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar (packed)
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Then, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl add brown sugar, mustard powder, sea salt, black pepper, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper. Whisk together the barbecue seasoning until any lumps are gone. Then, set aside.
  • Next, coat the chicken with olive oil on both sides. Then, generously coat both sides of the chicken breasts with the barbecue dry rub.
  • Place the chicken on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-18 minutes or until the chickens internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  • Remove from the oven and turn the oven to broil. Then, generously brush barbecue sauce on all sides of the chicken.
  • Return the chicken to the oven and broil for 3 minutes to caramelize the BBQ sauce.
  • Remove and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.


*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.


Calories: 407kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 39gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 116mgSodium: 408mgPotassium: 474mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 442IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 130mgIron: 5mg
Keyword Baked BBQ Chicken Breast
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