Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings
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Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings

Make jamaican jerk chicken wings the easy way, by cooking them in the slow cooker! Stress free wings with finger licking good results.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 7 minute crock pot bread, buffalo wings, Chicken Wings, Slow Cooker
Servings: 8
Calories: 311kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs chicken wings defrosted

Sauce

  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • ½ tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 3 green onions rough chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion coarsely chopped
  • 1 can green chili peppers
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper less if you don't like spicy
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tbs garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon allspice
  • 1 tbs ginger paste
  • 1 tbs coarsely ground pepper

Instructions

Broil

  • Preheat oven to broil on high
  • Line a baking sheet with 2 sheets of aluminum foil, then place an oven safe wire cooling rack on top.
  • Place wings on cooling rack on top, and broil for 8-10 minutes per side. 

Sauce

  • Place all sauce ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. 

Slow Cooker Wings

  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray and add chicken wings.
  • Pour marinade over the top and stir to coat chicken wings.
  • Cover slow cooker and cook on HIGH for 2 hours, or on LOW for 3-4 hours.
  • After slow cooker is done, return to your lined backing tray, on top of the cooling rack. 
  • Brush sauce from slow cooker over wings, then broil on HIGH for 2-3  minutes, until the sauce caramelizes a little.
  • Brush with more of the jerk sauce and broil another 2 minutes.
  • Repeat this one more time and you should have perfectly glazed, dark, delicious wings!

Notes

Note: Wings should be defrosted otherwise they may sit at an unsafe temperature in the slow cooker for too long and become unsafe for consumption.

Nutrition

Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 282mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 6.3mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1.6mg