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Lemon-Pepper Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

Lemon-Pepper Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

This spicy baked chicken wings recipe is perfect for a game day or anytime you need to whip up a casual, yet delicious, appetizer. Making your own homemade flavored seasonings is easy. However, finding the perfect balance of flavors is more of an art than a science, because individual tastes vary so widely.

Ingredients for this Recipe :

  • Chicken wings
  • Oil – extra virgin olive oil preferred
  • Lemon-Pepper Seasoning :
    • Organic lemons
    • Kosher salt
    • Black peppercorns

How to Make Chicken Wings Recipe :

Step One:

To prepare the lemon-pepper seasoning, wash the lemons and pat dry. Remove zest from each lemon with a Microplane. While doing so, collect as much of the flavorful yellow outer layer as possible, while avoiding the more bitter white layer below.

Step Two:

Spread the zest in a thin layer on the parchment paper and place it in the oven. After 20 minutes, remove the pan from the oven and shake to make sure the zest is drying evenly. Return to oven until thoroughly dried, approximately 25-30 minutes.

Chicken Wings Seasoning

Step Two:

Remove dried lemon zest from the oven and increase the oven temperature to 425°F. Add dried lemon zest to a spice grinder or food processor along with salt and black peppercorns. Grind ingredients until desired consistency is reached. Taste and adjust the ratio of salt and pepper as desired.

Step Two:

In a large bowl, combine chicken wings with olive oil and 1 – 2 tablespoons of lemon-pepper seasoning and toss until evenly coated. Arrange seasoned chicken wings in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Do not overcrowd. Place the baking sheet on the center rack of the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step Two:

Remove the baking sheet from the oven and turn each wing to ensure they cook evenly on all sides. Return to oven and bake for another 20-25 minutes, or until wings are browned and crispy.

Planning Tip:

The proportions shared here offer a safe starting point. The whole black peppercorns impart a BOLD flavor to this seasoning, so it’s best to start with a small amount and adjust upwards until you find the level of heat you prefer. Once you do, you can create larger batches of this seasoning and store the remaining amounts in an airtight container for several months.

Serving Suggestions:

This delicious chicken wings recipe best to serve immediately after removing from the oven. and you can serve with sliced celery and blue cheese or ranch dressing. You can serve this low carb chicken wings with one slices of keto pizza or with low carb cauliflower soup.

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Low carb cauliflower light meal recipe – Easy Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Low carb chicken breasts recipe – Low Carb Easy Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Low carb broccoli salad recipe – Easy Broccoli Salad with bacon

Lemon-Pepper Baked Chicken Wings

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Appetizer, Main Course American
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 50 minutes Cooking Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Low carb chicken wings recipe for serve as appetizer.

Ingredients

  • Lemon-Pepper Seasoning:
  • 4-5 large organic lemons, zested
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns, crushed
  • Chicken Wings:
  • 4 lbs. chicken wings, tips removed and patted dry
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

1

Position oven rack to center position and preheat oven to warm (lowest setting).

2

Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

3

To prepare the lemon-pepper seasoning, wash the lemons and pat dry. Remove zest from each lemon with a Microplane. While doing so, collect as much of the flavorful yellow outer layer as possible, while avoiding the more bitter white layer below.

4

Spread the zest in a thin layer on the parchment paper and place it in the oven. After 20 minutes, remove the pan from the oven and shake to make sure the zest is drying evenly. Return to oven until thoroughly dried, approximately 25-30 minutes.

5

Remove dried lemon zest from the oven and increase the oven temperature to 425°F.

6

Add dried lemon zest to a spice grinder or food processor along with salt and black peppercorns. Grind ingredients until desired consistency is reached. Taste and adjust the ratio of salt and pepper as desired.

7

In a large bowl, combine chicken wings with olive oil and 1 - 2 tablespoons of lemon-pepper seasoning and toss until evenly coated.

8

Arrange seasoned chicken wings in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Do not overcrowd. Place the baking sheet on the center rack of the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

9

Remove the baking sheet from the oven and turn each wing to ensure they cook evenly on all sides. Return to oven and bake for another 20-25 minutes, or until wings are browned and crispy.

10

Remove from oven and serve immediately with sliced celery and blue cheese or ranch dressing, if desired

Nutrition

  • 957 Calories
  • 1.7g Carbohydrates
  • 404mg Cholesterol
  • 44.2g Fat
  • 0.6g Fiber
  • 131.4g Protein
  • 10.8g Saturated fat
  • 2135mg Sodium
  • 0.4g Sugar

Notes

All nutrition information is calculated using a third party calculator and is only estimated information. Actual values may vary due to different brands, different measuring tools, etc. Please use your preferred nutrition calculator to check nutrition information.

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