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sweet & tangy bbq chicken breast (oven or grill!)

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

this is a super quick and easy barbecued chicken breast from the oven or grill!

yield 4 -6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Barbecue

Ingredients For sweet & tangy bbq chicken breast (oven or grill!)

  • 3 lg
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2/3 bottle
    fat free, or lite italian dressing
  • 1 c
    your preferred bottled barbecue sauce or my recipe for
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar

How To Make sweet & tangy bbq chicken breast (oven or grill!)

  • 1
    Butterfly chicken breasts and slice completely in half to make 6 pieces.
  • 2
    Place chicken breasts in a zip lock back and cover with Italian dressing. Press all the air out and seal.
  • 3
    Refrigerate chicken breasts for a minimum of 30 minutes or up to overnight.
  • 4
    Line a pan with aluminum foil. Place a wire rack over the foil. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 5
    Remove chicken from marinade and place on the rack. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
  • 6
    Meanwhile, mix barbecue sauce and brown sugar, brush barbecue sauce onto top of chicken breasts, broil for 5 minutes or until sauce begins to caramelize. Flip chicken and repeat on the opposite side. (about 4-5 minutes per side.)
  • 7
    NOTE: You can also do this on the grill. Place chicken breasts on grill over medium high heat and cook for 8 minutes per side. Brush with sauce halfway through on each side.