Oven Barbecued Chicken for Two



  • 2 bone-in chicken breast halves
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • A ½ cup of water


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Spray an 8 x 8 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a small bowl mix together the ketchup, water, white vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, ground mustard, salt, and pepper; set aside.
  4. in a large skillet over medium-high heat cook chicken in the butter until browned on both sides. Place the chicken in the baking dish.
  5. In the same skillet over medium-high heat cook the onion until soft and lightly browned. Add the barbecue sauce mixture to the skillet, and continue cooking until mixture is slightly thickened.
  6. Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken and bake for 45 minutes or to an internal temperature of 165F.
  7. Serve chicken hot with any leftover barbecue sauce from the baking dish.