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BBQ Chicken Thighs

Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs

Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs the “Cooking Secrets for Men” way. Our trick – start it in the oven and finish it on the grill.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Chicken, Main Course
Cuisine: Grilling
Keyword: BBQ Chicken, Grilled Chicken
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 133.3kcal


  • Grill - Charcoal or Gas


  • 4 bone in Chicken Thighs
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Your favorite store-bought Bar-B-Que sauce


  • Pre heat the oven to 375
    375 degrees
  • Salt and pepper both sides of the thighs
    Salt Pepper Chicken Thighs
  • Put BBQ sauce on each thigh and brush sauce on top to cover the skin
    BBQ Sauce
  • Put in the oven (top 1/3 of the oven) and set timer for 35 minutes
    Chicken Thighs in Oven
  • While the thighs are cooking in the oven, pre heat your grill
    Grill Pre-Heating
  • At 30 minutes, use a meat thermometer to check the internal temp of the chicken. If they around 165 degrees, take them out. If not put back in until they reach 165.
    Chix Thighs Thermometer
  • Take oven-cooked BBQ Chicken Thighs to grill. Place them skin side up for 1-2 minutes, until they get some grill marks
    Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs
  • Turn them over, skin side down, and cook for another minute or so.
    Grilled Chicken Thighs



Because most BBQ sauces have sugar in them, they will burn and char quickly on the grill.
Check frequently so they don’t get blackened.


Serving: 2pieces | Calories: 133.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 10.7g | Fat: 7.3g | Saturated Fat: 1.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63.3mg | Sodium: 406.7mg | Potassium: 292mg | Sugar: 4.7g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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