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Grilled Jerk Chicken Wings and Spicy Cabbage

Grilled chicken wings and cabbage?! I know, I know, hear me out. Sometimes I like to throw in something bulky, yet healthy, to fill up a meal. That way, I'm not left eating a ton of bread or carbs. Considering I was making jerk wings, I knew they would need something hearty yet not heavy, to pair along with them. Sautéed cabbage is a go-to of mine to bulk up a meal. Honestly, I've eaten it plain sautéed many times just by itself!

I marinated my fresh cut chicken wings (only way to go, in my opinion) in dry jerk seasoning that I picked up from The Spice Corner at the Italian Market, plus EVOO. I let them sit for about 20 minutes then grilled until they had a good char on them, about 20 min +/- on a gas grill.

I cut the cabbage into large dice, and sautéed it in a very hot pan with EVOO, salt, pepper, and a healthy bit of red pepper flakes. I like to cook the cabbage until it begins to char and over time it becomes almost caramelized. You really need to try it--- it's a game changer!

The wings were grilled until they had a good char on them, about 20 min +/- on a gas grill.

Why Philly Food Girl?  Philly Food Girl was founded in 2014 in an effort to simply centralize all of my food photos. I’ve since had the privilege of becoming one of Philadelphia's top Influencers, and currently have the honor of being named a Food Network Magazine Tastemaker. My passion for all-things-food began as a child, and transitioned into hosting and cooking for loved ones. As Philly Food Girl, I freelance as Creator for local, national, and international brands, and partner with wide range of organizations for events and sponsorships. All of these accolades pale in comparison to my favorite job title: Mom.

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