Sesame Crusted Oven Baked Barbecue Chicken

Sesame Crusted Oven Baked Barbecue Chicken

A favorite dinner go-to, this recipe is easy and foolproof. You can jazz it up by finishing the chicken on a grill, however, it's tasty perfection in the homemade sauce.



50 minutes




4 servings


  • 4 chicken leg quarters, or 4 thighs and 4 legs, skin removed
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sherry
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, fresh minced or dried ground
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, fresh minced or dried granules
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce (plain and ordinary is best)
  • 2 teaspoons Worschestershire Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Rodelle Toasted Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Rodelle Black & Toasted Sesame Seeds


  • Heat oven to 375°
  • Place the chicken pieces in an 11-inch baking dish. Brush melted butter over the pieces. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 10 minutes.
  • While chicken is baking, combine the remaining ingredients in a medium size bowl.
  • Whisk to thoroughly combine.
  • Carefully remove the chicken from the oven and pour the sauce all over.
  • Turn each piece to coat with sauce.
  • Sprinkle the sesame seeds on top of the chicken.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove foil and finish baking for a other 10 minutes, or until sauce is bubbling and internal temperature of chicken reads 165° for 15 seconds.
  • Serve with sauce spooned over the chicken.

We recommend our Sesame Coleslaw as the perfect side dish for this chicken!

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