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Easy BBQ Chicken Recipe

One of my favorite things about summer is grilling! And one of my favorite things to grill is this Easy BBQ Chicken Recipe.

Easy BBQ Chicken Recipe - great, simple recipe for delicious, juicy chicken with just a few items you already have in your kitchen! (grilling, summer recipes)

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BBQ Chicken

I love that this BBQ Chicken has just a couple simple ingredients and is easy to throw together!

BBQ Chicken Marinade

Toss together the orange juice, brown sugar, barbecue sauce, and minced garlic and marinate your chicken in the refrigerator overnight in a covered dish.

For best results you will want to marinate your chicken overnight.

chicken recipe

When ready to BBQ, just heat your grill to medium heat and place the chicken breasts directly on the grill. Cook, turning once, until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165F, about 25 minutes.


Serve this yummy, moist barbecue chicken with corn on the cob and baked potatoes.

Easy BBQ Chicken Recipe

Summer is grilling season! With this simple and delicious Easy BBQ Chicken Recipe you will be the king of the grill this year!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barbecue, barbeque, bbq, chicken, grill, summer
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Beth Gorden


  • 3-4 chicken breasts, trimmed
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoons minced garlic, optional


  • Place the chicken in a container or 3" deep dish, and pour over the marinade. Flip the chicken around to combine and completely coat.  Cover and place in the fridge to marinate overnight.
  • When ready to cook, eat your BBQ or grill and carefully place the chicken breasts directly on the grill. Cook until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165F.
  • serve with corn on the cob and baked potato.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - and

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