Grilled Jamaican Jerk Wings-031_1x1 (1)

These Grilled Jamaican Jerk Wings are marinated in Jamaican spices and grilled to perfection for an easy, yet versatile, recipe that’s perfect for a delicious lunch, dinner, or appetizer!

Serves: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes (+ 1 hour standing time)

Ingredients:

3 pounds Do Good chicken wingettes and drumettes
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 small jalapeño peppers, seeded and diced
1 onion, diced
¾ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
½ cup soy sauce
¼ cup honey
¼ cup jerk seasoning paste
3 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root
2 scallions, thinly sliced

Directions:

  1. To a blender, add the garlic, jalapeños, onion, garlic, orange juice, lime juice, soy sauce, honey, jerk seasoning, and ginger. Pulse until smooth.
  2. To a large resealable bag, add the chicken wingettes and drumettes. Pour orange juice mixture over the chicken, seal, and toss until well coated. Allow to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or up to overnight.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Grease grates well.
  4. Transfer the chicken wingettes and drumettes to grill (discarding marinade) and cook, turning occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through and lightly charred.
  5. Garnish with scallions before serving.

Tips

  • If you don’t have jerk seasoning paste, you can substitute a jerk spice rub or blend. 
  • Serve with rice and peas and/or tropical slaw as a main dish, if desired.