Feb 17, 2019 · Southern Baked Barbecue Chicken (Bone In Split Breast) Season each side of the chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika. Place the chicken into the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes until the skin begins to crisp. Turn the oven temperature down to 375℉. Remove chicken from oven and brush on a layer of the barbecue sauce to the bottom and top sides. Return to the oven, skin Cuisine: Southern United States.