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Baked Cranberry Chicken

Baked Cranberry Chicken

By Traeger Kitchen

When you’re not feeling Christmas ham, smother chicken in this festive cranberry BBQ sauce & bake it on your Traeger.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours




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Units of Measurement:
6 Whole chicken breasts
4 Tablespoon butter
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1/4 Teaspoon Black pepper
1/2 Cup onion, diced
1/2 Cup thinly sliced celery
1 Can (16 oz) cranberry sauce
1 Cup Traeger 'Que BBQ Sauce


  • 1

    Salt and pepper the chicken. Melt butter in a large skillet and brown chicken on all sides. Transfer to a greased 9x13x2 baking dish.

    • 6 Whole chicken breasts

    • 4 Tablespoon butter

    • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt

    • 1/4 Teaspoon Black pepper

  • 2

    Saute onions and celery in the chicken and butter drippings until tender. Add cranberry and barbecue sauces. Mix well and cook 2-3 more minutes. Pour evenly over top of chicken.

    • 1/2 Cup onion, diced

    • 1/2 Cup thinly sliced celery

    • 1 Can (16 oz) cranberry sauce

    • 1 Cup Traeger 'Que BBQ Sauce

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 4

    Bake uncovered at 350℉ for 1-1/2 hours or until chicken juices run clear. Spoon sauce over chicken every 15 minutes of baking time.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 5

    Arrange chicken on a serving platter and pour sauce over all pieces. Enjoy!

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