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Jerk party wings coated in a honey garlic sauce scattered on parchment paper with glaze nearby
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Honey Garlic Jerk Chicken Wings

These Honey Garlic Jerk Chicken Wings are air fried to golden-brown goodness, then brushed in a homemade sticky honey garlic glaze! Perfect Appetizer!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Caribbean
Keyword air fryer, chicken, chicken wings, jerk, Jerk Chicken
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 47 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 239kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer (but you can also use an oven)

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lb party chicken wing dings they should be disjointed with tips removed
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 tsp jerk seasoning up to 9 tsp but this is really to your taste
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp tamari
  • 1/4 tsp gluten free hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger or fresh grated ginger if desired
  • 1/8 tsp smoked paprika

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, pat dry chicken wings with a paper towel then season with salt and pepper then with jerk seasoning and baking powder and toss them in it until well combined.
  • Set your air fryer temperature to 400 degrees. Spray rack using a cooking oil spray and arrange chicken wings evenly on the rack.  Make sure you don’t overcrowd the wings so they can cook evenly.
  • Allow wings to cook for 15-17 mins making sure to flip halfway.  They should be pretty much done.
  • As chicken cooks, add butter and minced garlic to a pot over medium heat and cook until butter melts and garlic becomes fragrant. 
  • Stir in honey, tamari, hot sauce, ginger and paprika and allow to simmer for 3-4 minutes then remove from heat.
  • Once wings are done cooking and are completely crispy, add wings to the sauce and coat evenly or brush the sauce then add to the air fryer again for 8 minutes then serve.

Notes

CAN I BAKE THESE WINGS INSTEAD OF AIR FRYING?

Yes! Keep in mind, it takes significantly longer to achieve crispy chicken wings in the oven. To bake these chicken wings in a conventional oven, preheat the oven to 400 degrees, and bake until crispy. Flip the wings over halfway through cooking. 
TIP: Elevate the wings by cooking them on a wire rack on top of a parchment paper-lined pan. 

Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 281mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 809IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1mg