Irresistible Oven-Baked Lemon Pepper Parmesan Wings: The Ultimate Holiday Appetizer or Game Day Delight!
Welcome to the ultimate flavor explosion – our Oven-Baked Lemon Pepper Parmesan Wings! Whether you’re hosting a festive holiday gathering or gearing up for an exciting game day, these wings are your ticket to snack-time perfection. Packed with zesty lemon, bold pepper, and savory Parmesan, these wings are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Plus, with the ease of oven baking, you can spend more time enjoying the festivities and less time in the kitchen.
- 2 pounds of chicken wings
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning, plus more to taste
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- 1 tbsp blackening seasoning
- 1 tbsp all purpose, salt free seasoning
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- Kosher salt to taste
- Freshly grated lemon zest to serve *optional
- 1/2 stick butter
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Preheat Your Oven:
- Start by preheating your oven to 425°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper for easy cleanup.
- Prepare the Wings:
- Pat the chicken wings dry with paper towels to ensure crispiness. Place them in a large bowl.
- Seasoning Magic:
- Drizzle the olive oil over the wings, then sprinkle seasonings listed and cornstarch. Mix well to combine.
- Arrange on the Baking Sheet:
- Arrange the wings in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet, leaving space between each piece for even cooking.
- Bake to Perfection:
- Bake in the preheated oven for 50-55 minutes or until the wings are golden brown and cooked through. Be sure to flip the wings halfway through for even cooking
- Add sauce and Serve:
- Once baked to perfection, remove the wings from the oven. Melt butter and add lemon juice and parmesan cheese. Stir well to combine and then pour over hot wings. Toss wings well to evenly coat then serve hot. Bonus points if you have some lemon zest to add on top.
Why You’ll Love These Wings
- Flavor Explosion:
- The combination of zesty lemon, bold pepper, and savory Parmesan creates an explosion of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds.
- Easy Preparation:
- Forget the deep fryer – these wings are oven-baked for a healthier and fuss-free cooking experience. Perfect for busy holiday prep or game day excitement.
- Whether you’re entertaining guests during the holidays or cheering on your favorite team, these wings are guaranteed to be a hit. Make a double batch – they’ll disappear fast!
- Pair these wings with your favorite dipping sauces, or enjoy them on their own. They’re versatile enough to complement any spread.
In conclusion, our Oven-Baked Lemon Pepper Parmesan Wings are the ultimate holiday appetizer or game day snack. With a burst of flavors and easy preparation, they’ll become your go-to recipe for every festive occasion. Make a batch, share with friends and family, and savor the deliciousness that this simple yet irresistible dish brings to your table. Cheers to good times and great food!