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Gluten-free chicken wings with Parmesan and garlic that are baked in the oven until the skin is crispy.
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Parmesan Garlic Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

Parmesan Garlic Chicken Wings are baked in the oven (and not deep-fried!) until the skin is perfectly golden and crunchy.  A sauce of lemon juice, oil and cornstarch are the secret ingredients that make this healthier recipe so incredibly crispy.

Course Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 20 wing portions
Calories 77 kcal
London Brazil


  • 2 lbs. wing portions wingettes, drumettes, or a combo
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ - 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch tapioca or arrowroot starch
  • cup Parmesan cheese plus more for serving
  • Fresh parsley finely chopped
  • Italian or Ranch dressing


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl combine lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, both peppers, and salt. Whisk ingredients together until a slightly thick sauce forms. Add wing portions and toss to coat.

    A sauce of lemon juice, oil, and garlic for a baked chicken wings recipe.
  3. Sprinkle cornstarch over wings to distribute evenly. Toss wings again to coat them completely.
    Chicken wing portions with cornstarch sprinkled on top to get a crispy, crunchy skin without deep-frying.
  4. Lastly, add parmesan cheese incrementally to try and cover all of the wings completely.

  5. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and then place a wire rack on top of it.

  6. Place wings in a single layer on the wire rack making sure none of the wings touch.

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

  8. Broil wings on a high broil for 4-6 minutes.*

  9. Sprinkle wings with additional Parmesan cheese and parsley. Serve wings immediately with ranch or Italian dressing and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Make sure you use GRATED Parmesan cheese, and not shredded, for best results.
  • Broil your chicken wings skin-side-up for the crispiest skin.
Nutrition Facts
Parmesan Garlic Baked Chicken Wings Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 77 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 102mg4%
Potassium 40mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.