Making barbecue chicken can be as simple as pouring a bottle of barbecue over chicken and baking it for an hour or as complicated as creating a barbecue recipe from scratch. There are also various cooking methods to choose from. Barbecue chicken can be baked or grilled.
There are thousands of recipes for making barbecue chicken, but the simplest is to bake chicken in a 400 degree oven for 45 minutes, remove the chicken from the oven, and baste it with barbecue sauce from a bottle. Then, turn the chicken, and baste the other side. Return the chicken to the oven for 15 minutes, and serve it with extra sauce on the side. The same method can be used when grilling chicken.
For the more adventurous cook, there are cookbooks and websites that offer thousands of recipes for cooking barbecue chicken. One highly rated recipe is to saute 1/4 cup of diced onion and 2 cloves of minced garlic in 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Stir in 5 tablespoons of ketchup, 3 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce, 3 tablespoons of brown sugar and 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Add a dash each of salt and pepper. Stir the sauce for a few minutes to allow it to thicken. Dip chicken in the sauce, and cook it on a heated grill on in the oven until the juices run clear.