Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings Recipe

By: Sheila Reynolds

This Jamaican inspired Jerk Chicken Wings Recipe is the perfect combination of heat and sweet to hit your taste buds in all the right places. If you are looking to take your game day snacks to the next level, these will be a sure hit with your friends and family.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings Recipe


2 lbs. chicken wings, separated
1 habanero pepper, seeded and chopped
½ cup soy sauce
½ cup honey
½ cup brown sugar
4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 lemon, juiced
1 tbs. chili flakes
1 tbs. pepper corns
2 cloves garlic
1 inch piece of fresh ginger
1 tbs. fresh thyme


1. Combine the soy sauce, honey, brown sugar, and vinegar and lemon juice in a large bowl. In a mortar, add the habanero pepper, chili flakes, garlic, ginger and thyme, grinding into a paste with a pestle. Add to the soy sauce bowl.
2. Place the wings in a large plastic bowl and add the marinade. Refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours.
3. Preheat the oven to 350. Remove the wings, arrange on a baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes. Place the remaining marinade in a small saucepan, bring it to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer, cooking for 12 minutes.
4. Raise the oven temperature to 400, brush the glaze on the wings and cook for about 20 minutes. Remove to a platter to serve.

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