These marinated wings are wonderfully flavourful even though the sauce isn't brushed on during grilling.
4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
2 bay leaves, coarsely chopped (preferably fresh or crumbled dry)
Juice of 1 lime (approx. 3 tbsp)
1/4 cup dry white wine (Sauvignon Blanc works well)
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp cumin
2 tsp paprika
1-1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried chili flakes (optional)
2 lb. chicken wings (wings and drummettes split)
10 sprigs fresh thyme
Step 1: In large dish, mix all ingredients except chicken and thyme. Add chicken and thyme to dish, turning to coat with herb mixture. Chill at least 2 hours overnight.
Step 2: Barbecue until golden, approx. 15 minutes.