5 from 1 vote
Easy Oven Barbecue Chicken - Paleo & Low Carb. simple & delicious!
Easy Oven Barbecue Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
45 mins
An easy oven barbecued chicken recipe with homemade bbq sauce.
Course: gluten free, low carb, paleo
Cuisine: chicken
Servings: 12
Calories: 180 kcal
Author: Stacey
  • 12 chicken drumettes
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp celery seed *optional
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • BBQ Sauce
  • 1 ½ cup tomato sauce or puree (make sure there is no added sugar in the tomato sauce)
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sweetener of choice: Swerve sweetener for low carb or use coconut sugar for paleo option
  • 1 ½ tbsp liquid smoke
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce or use coconut aminos for paleo (soy free)
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tsp molasses
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F
  2. Place 12 chicken drumettes in a 10 x 15 inch casserole dish.
  3. In a medium size mixing bowl combine: 1 tsp paprika, ½ tsp garlic powder, ½ tsp sea salt, ¼ tsp celery seed, and ¼ tsp black pepper. Mix together.
  4. Sprinkle the spice mix over the chicken and rub into the chicken.
  5. Bake chicken in 400 F oven for 30 to 45 minutes, or until chicken is done.
  6. In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine all the barbecue sauce ingredients. Mix together, and turn up heat to medium high and bring barbecue sauce to a boil. Remove from heat.
  7. Remove chicken from oven when it is done.
  8. Using tongs, dip and coat each piece of chicken in the barbecue sauce, and return chicken drumettes to the baking dish.
  9. Place chicken back in the oven and broil on low for 2 to 3 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and serve.
Recipe Notes

* all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*

Nutrition Facts
Easy Oven Barbecue Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 11g 22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.