Jollof Rice with Atlanta BBQ Wings


  • 1 tomato
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 purple onion
  • 1 habanera pepper
  • 1 cup Sweet & Spicy Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce
  • 3 cups rice
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • 3 – 4 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 lbs chicken wings (drumettes & flats)
  • 2 tbsp Sazon seasoning


Jollof Rice:

Roughly chop tomato, red pepper, habanera pepper and purple onion; add to a blender for 1 -2 minutes until desired consistency is reached.

In a large pot with oil, add blended veggies with thyme, bay leaves, 1 tablespoon Sazon seasoning and chopped garlic.

Stir mixture well and let thicken for 7 to 10 minutes on low heat.

Add 3 cups of rice to mixture, in the same pot.

Let cook for 15 to 20 minutes on medium heat until rice is tender.


Put wings in a large mixing bowl.

Sprinkle 1 tablespoon Sazon seasoning over the wings.

Add the BBQ sauce.

Mix well.

Cover a baking pan with foil and place wings on top.

Cook wings in oven for 30 to 35 minutes on 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

Remove wings from oven and add ¼ cup more of BBQ sauce.

Place back in the oven for 15 minutes.

Remove wings from the oven.

Serve Jollof Rice and Atlanta BBQ Wings with a small mixed salad of your choice.


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