How to make Barbeque Chicken -

Chicken marinated in a flavourful barbecue sauce, roasted in an oven and served with some more barbecue sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन), Barbeque sauce (बारबिक्यु सॉस)

Cuisine : British

Course : Main Course Chicken

Barbeque Chicken

Barbeque Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Barbeque Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken on the bone cut into 4 pieces 500 grams

  • Barbeque sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for greasing

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic minced 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato ketchup 1 cup

  • Red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard powder ½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • brown sugar/jaggery 2 tablespoons

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Onion cut into roundels and separated into rings 1 medium


Step 1

Preheat oven at 200ºC. Grease a baking tray with oil.

Step 2

Make incisions on the chicken pieces.

Step 3

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add chopped onion and sauté till it turns translucent. Add garlic and sauté on high heat for a minute.

Step 4

Add tomato ketchup, chilli sauce and Worcestershire sauce and mix well. Add mustard powder, red chilli powder, salt and pepper powder and mix well.

Step 5

Add 1 tablespoon brown sugar and vinegar, mix well and simmer for 10 minutes or till the sauce thickens. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

Step 6

Take chicken in a bowl. Reserve some of the prepared sauce for serving and add the remaining sauce to the chicken and mix well. Set aside to marinate for ½ hour.

Step 7

Place marinated chicken on the greased tray, put tray in preheated oven and roast for 15-20 minutes.

Step 8

To make caramelized onion, heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add onion rings and sauté till pink. Add remaining brown sugar, mix and let it caramelize. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 9

Transfer the chicken on a serving plate and serve hot with reserved sauce and caramelized onions.

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