Bahama Breeze Jamaican Grilled Chicken Wings

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READY IN: 24hrs 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • MARINATING PROCEDURE.
  • Add the jerk marinade, garlic, thyme, allspice, water, and scallions in a large bowl and mix well using a whip to evenly combine the ingredients. Add the chicken wings to the marinade, cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator on the bottom shelf.
  • Tips.
  • * Make sure the chicken wings are fully thawed this helps the chicken to fully absorb the marinade.
  • * Marinate the chicken wings for 18 to 24 hours before cooking. The longer the marinating time, the more flavorful the wings will become.
  • COOKING PROCEDURE.
  • After marinating is complete, remove the wings from the marinade and place in a clean bowl. Lightly season the wings with the dry jerk seasoning and lay on a sheet pan with the wing tips face down. Bake the wings at 350ºF for 20 – 25 minutes or until fully cooked. Remove from the oven and place in the refrigerator to chill to 40ºF.
  • Tips.
  • * Make sure the wings are drained well after being removed from the marinade or the seasoning will not fully adhere to the wings.
  • * The wings are cooked with the wing tips face down, to allow more even cooking and removal of excess fat from the chicken skin.
  • * By pre-cooking the wings this prevents flare-ups on the grill during the final grilling procedure.
  • GRILLING PROCEDURE.
  • Heat your gas or charcoal grill to medium heat. Place the chilled wings on the grill and grill for 2 ½ - 3 minutes on each side. The skin of the wings should develop a crisp texture and a mahogany like color. Make sure the wings are fully heated to 165ºF.
  • Tips.
  • * Wings can also be placed on the grill directly from the oven to express the cooking process.
  • * Allspice or pimento leaves can be placed on the grill during the grilling process to give the wings a light smoked flavor.
  • Serve hot with your favorite beverage. Enjoy!
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