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Oven Baked Chinese BBQ Chicken

A tasty oven baked Chinese BBQ chicken made with pantry staples and sesame chili oil. This has great flavor and a bite - not your everyday boring BBQ chicken recipe!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 5 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Chicken &amp, Poultry
Cuisine Barbecue


  • 3-5 lbs chicken drumsticks
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup worcestshire sauce
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon sesame chili oil


  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Prep baking dish/pan.
  • Mix together the soy sauce, BBQ sauce, worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, sage, ginger and pepper.
  • Heat and stir until combined. You can do this in the microwave or stove top.
  • Stir in sesame chili oil. Taste sauce. If you'd like more heat, stir in an additional 1-2 teaspoons of chili oil.
  • Spoon sauce over chicken and bake.
  • Let chicken bake without bothering it for the first 15 - 20 minutes. After that, baste the chicken with the sauce every 10 minutes.
  • Chicken will be done after an hour. Go ahead and broil it for a few minutes if you'd like to brown it up a little more.
  • Serve and enjoy : )