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barbecue chicken spaghetti squash on tray

Barbecue Chicken Spaghetti Squash Boats

  • Author: Erin Lives Whole
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 2 large servings 1x


These healthy barbecue chicken spaghetti squash boats are easy to make and fun for the entire family! With homemade barbecue sauce and wholesome ingredients, they will leave everyone feeling satisfied. Naturally gluten free!



  • 1 baked spaghetti squash, halved and de-seeded (learn how to bake it here)
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • BBQ Sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • cilantro for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 375F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  2. Prepare chicken breasts buy brushing with olive oil and sprinkling with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake in oven for ~25 minutes and let rest once done.
  4. Prepare spaghetti squash by taking out all seeds and using fork to fluff the spaghetti like strands.
  5. Once chicken is cooled, cut in cubes and toss in bbq sauce.
  6. Add bbq chicken to spaghetti squash boat and top with mozzarella.
  7. Bake in oven for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  8. Top with onions and cilantro.
  9. Serve immediately!

  • Category: dinner, entree, gluten free

Keywords: spaghetti squash, healthy dinner, bbq chicken, gluten free, barbecue chicken spaghetti squash


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