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Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings Recipe

Lemon Pepper Wings are full of lemon pepper seasoning and are a great healthy, low carb, keto, gluten-free, Paleo, and Whole30 appetizer or snack recipe for your Super Bowl or game day party.

Course Appetizer, Dinner, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 wings
Calories 319 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. chicken wings portions wingettes and/or drummettes
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. salt to taste*
  • 2 ½ tsp. lemon pepper seasoning divided
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch tapioca or arrowroot starch
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. butter melted, or ghee*

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together crushed garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt (if lemon pepper seasoning is salt-free.) Add chicken wings and toss to combine.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together 1 ½ teaspoons lemon pepper seasoning and tapioca flour. Sprinkle mixture over wings and toss to combine.
  4. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and place wings in a single layer. (You can also place them on a wire rack to get them extra crispy!)

  5. Bake wings in preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, flipping halfway through.

  6. While chicken wings are baking, whisk together melted butter and remaining 1 teaspoon of lemon pepper seasoning. Once wings are done, brush lemon pepper-butter mixture over wings. Broil wings on high for 4-6 minutes or until skin is crispy and slightly browned.
  7. Serve lemon pepper wings immediately with a sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper and lemon zest and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Some lemon pepper seasoning mixes have salt added and some do not. Be sure to read the label carefully and only add salt to the recipe if the seasoning is salt-free.
  • Can also use a dairy-free vegan "butter" stick.
  • A few brands of lemon pepper seasonings that work well in this baked chicken wings recipe include:
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 319 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 124mg41%
Sodium 296mg13%
Potassium 269mg8%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 325IU7%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.