Jerk Chicken Wings

Total Time
1hr 10mins
30 mins
40 mins

From "Caribbean Carnival", Good Food Magazine, February 1987. Prep times does not include 2 hours to marinate. I believe the traditional hot chile pepper to use is Scotch bonnet, but you can use your preference.

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  1. Remove tips from chicken wings and separate wings at joint if desired; place wings in large bowl.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in food processor or blender and process until thick paste forms. Spoon onto chicken and stir to coat. Let stand covered at room temperature 2 hours or refrigerate overnight; turn wings occasionally in marinade.
  3. Heat broiler (or grill).
  4. Place half the wings on broiler pan and broil 4 inches from heat for 10 minutes each side. Transfer to serving platter. Scrape marinade from broiler pan and spread on wings. Repeat with remaining chicken wings. Let cool and serve.