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Juicy Wings are the perfect accompaniment to a African American Heritage Diet, plant based meal.

Juicy Wings

Not just because they're moist and tender, Juicy Wings are named so because they are marinated in a medley of ruby red grapefruit and lemon juices, herbs and spices.
Prep Time 2 hrs
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine African American
Servings 6 people


  • 1 32 ounce bag Trader Joe's Organic Chicken Wings
  • ½ Lemon
  • ¼ Ruby Red Grapefruit
  • 2 cloves Garlic, sliced
  • 1 tsp Fresh Rosemary
  • Poultry Seasoning
  • Chef Curlardee Original Seasoning Use sparingly unless you desire hot wings.
  • McCormick Grill Mates Montreal Steak Seasoning
  • Redmond's Real Salt


  • Place thawed chicken in a baking dish ensuring that each piece is lying flat on the baking dish surface.
  • Squeeze juice over chicken evenly. Then sprinkle with seasonings on both sides of the chicken. Add garlic and rosemary then place dish into the refrigerator for anywhere between 1 and 24 hours. The longer the marination, the better the flavor.
  • When you are ready to cook the chicken, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • When the temperature reaches 350 degrees, place chicken in the oven for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, baste the chicken and reduce the heat to 325 degrees.
  • Baste the chicken every 20 minutes for a total of 1 hour.
  • Remove chicken from oven and serve.
Keyword African American Cuisine, African Heritage Diet, Autumn, Baked Chicken, Chicken, Chicken Wings, Comfort Food, Easy Chicken Recipe, Finger Food, Game Day, Juicy Wings