Crispy Jerk Chicken Wings with Peach Salsa (Whole30, Paleo, Gluten-Free)
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the perfect crispy jerk chicken wings with peach salsa
There’s nothing like a good crispy chicken wing, am I right? Crispy on the outside, succulent and juicy on the outside, what is not to love? The only way chicken wings can get better is when they’re coated in some kind of delicious seasoning with tons of flavor.
Seriously, all jokes aside, chicken wings are delicious, but they’re usually deep fried. And, they’re usually deep fried in some kind of vegetable oil that’s less than good for you, which would usually make chicken wings something I try to stay away from on a regular basis.
But, thankfully, I have a little secret for you. It’s quite possible to get that crispy chicken wing vibe you’re going for without deep frying. The trick? Cooking your wings in an oven on high heat for 35-40 minutes until golden brown and crispy. It’s a fail-proof method that works every single time and will give you those delicious crispy wings you’ve been missing.
These easy Jerk Chicken Wings are packed full of flavor, so easy, and absolutely delicious! Serve them with the fresh peach salsa on the side!
Crispy Jerk Chicken Wings with Peach Salsa
For the Chicken Wings:
1 1/2 - 2 pounds split chicken wings
1 tablespoon avocado oil
2 tsp sea salt
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (use more if you want more kick)
10 sprigs of thyme, leaves removed
For the Peach Salsa
2 cups diced peaches
1/4 cup diced red onion
1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
juice of one lime
pinch of salt
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
Pat the cleaned chicken wings dry and then toss them with the avocado oil and seasonings.
Place the chicken wings on a baking sheet, lined with parchment paper, in a single layer. Bake the wings for 35-40 minutes until golden brown and the skin is crispy, flipping half way through.
While the wings are baking, make the peach salsa.
Once the chicken wings are done, serve them with the peach salsa on the side. Enjoy!