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Jerk-Style Chicken Wings Recipe

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken wings and/or drumsticks;
  • 1/2 onion, chopped;
  • 1 mango, sliced and cubed;
  • 1/4 cup lime juice;
  • 2/3 cup orange juice;
  • 1 tbsp. raw honey;
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground allspice;
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne;
  • 1 tsp. ginger;
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon;
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika;
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg;
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder;
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Cook the onion and mango until tender and soft. Add the spices and cook for another minute.
  3. In a blender, combine the onion-mango mixture, orange juice, honey, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pulse until you get a smooth sauce (add more orange juice if it comes out too thick).
  5. Marinate the chicken wings for 4 to 8 hours in the mango jerk sauce.
  6. Preheat your oven to 425 F.
  7. Remove chicken from marinade, reserving the marinade.
  8. Place chicken wings on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 30 minutes, turning once.
  9. Bring the remaining marinade to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce the heat and let simmer 10 minutes.
  10. Baste the wings with the remaining warm marinade.
  11. Broil for 4 to 5 minutes on each side before serving.