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Five Ingredient Lemon BBQ Chicken

Juicy Chicken pieces with delicious, flavorful sauce, this Five Ingredient Lemon BBQ Chicken is your new go-to dinner recipe on a weekday.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Western
Prep Time 14 days 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 14 days 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 93 kcal
Author sanna


  • 5 pieces chicken legs and back attached
  • 1 cup Mama Sitas BBQ marinade or bbq marinade of your choice
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 5 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • juice of 1 lemon


  1. In a shallow baking dish, add 1 cup of BBQ marinade and juice of ½ lemon. Stir to combine.

  2. In a separate plate , rub the chicken pieces with cajun seasoning. Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and spoon some of the liquid over the chicken. Marinate the chicken for at least 4 hours up to over night.
  3. Before baking, prick the chicken pieces using a fork several times and squeeze the juice of another half lemon over them. Spoon some marinade over the chicken pieces and finally, add the chopped onion into the dish.
  4. Bake in a 350F oven for 1 hour or more. When you poke the chicken with a knife, the juice should run clear. The skin is deeply golden.

  5. Serve immediately while warm.

Recipe Notes

Preparation time includes marinating of chicken.