Molasses Chicken Wings

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Molasses Chicken Wings


  • 18 chicken wings (approximately 4 pounds)
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup fancy molasses
  • 12 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • ½ Tbsp paprika
  • ½ Tbsp cayenne pepper
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1/3 cup dark Jamaican rum
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 Tbsp finely chopped parsley for garnish>


  1. Cut tips off of wings; wash and drain thoroughly. Mix wings with all ingredients well. Let marinate for ½ hour to overnight. (if overnight, cover with plastic wrap) Preheat oven to 375°F. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil and spread wings evenly. Pour remaining marinade over wings.
  2. Bake for 20 minutes, and then flip wings over. Bake for another 20 minutes until marinade has become thick and wings are dark golden brown.
  3. Turn oven to high broil, making sure baking sheet is on lower rack. Broil wings for approximately 5 minutes or until slightly darkened and just crisp.
  4. Let sit for 10 to 15 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with parsley.

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