Sweet from applesauce, spicy from bottled BBQ sauce, and easy from only 4 ingredients, this dish is perfect for a busy weeknight family meal. Serve alone or over rice, potatoes, or pasta.


Recipe Summary

10 mins
15 mins
25 mins
4 servings


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat. Cook and stir chicken and onion in the hot skillet until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the onions are tender, about 10 minutes.

  • Pour BBQ sauce and applesauce over chicken and onions; stir to coat. Reduce heat to medium and cook until heated through, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

228 calories; protein 22.7g; carbohydrates 27.5g; fat 2.6g; cholesterol 58.5mg; sodium 575.6mg. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 3 stars
I don't typically make many recipes using prepackaged sauces due to the sodium content but I needed a quick meal I could make and my husband is a big bbq chicken fan so I thought I would give it a try. The plus to the recipe is that the instructions are spot on and it was a quick and easy meal to get together. The downside was that the sauce was very sweet due to the quantity of applesauce added to the bbq sauce. I also was hoping that the sauce would become sticky on the chicken but it remained more of a sauce instead. Read More