Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

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"Savory, simple and fresh, these wings are a real crowd-pleaser!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins

    45 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk olive oil, lemon zest, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl; add wings and toss to coat. Spread coated wings in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 35 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Bake longer for a crispier skin.
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May 19, 2014

Instead of the lemon zest, I used 1/2 cup of concentrated lemon juice. All of the other ingredients I used and this recipe came out delicious. My family raved and wants to have lemon (juice) & pepper chicken wings for summer events.

Jun 30, 2014

Made it twice already. Loved it! So simple.


10 Ratings

Jun 05, 2014

Fantastic!! Easy to make and very delicious with a side of raw veggies.

Aug 31, 2014

I changed it up a little added fresh minced garlic fresh lemon juice and zest and some chopped scallions, baked at 425 for 45 minutes we like crispy wings .......ooo soooo good

Jul 27, 2014

Recipe was awesome, I also substituted 1/2 cup lemon juice in place of the zest. Turned out perfect! No more buying them already made

Feb 22, 2015

These were REALLY easy to make and tasty if you like lemons! I used 1/2 C lemon juice (fresh) instead of the zest of the lemons. Since the chicken was not all the way thawed, I thought the wings and drums would not have any taste, after I soaked them for about 10 minutes, but I was wrong..they had plenty of flavor. I like the fact that they were nice and crispy without deep frying. I used the convection bake setting on my oven and that probably helped with the crispness. Will be making this again and adding some honey and mustard to the marinade next time.

Nov 15, 2014

I also substituted 1/2 c lemon juice for the lemon zest. These were the juiciest chicken wings I have ever tasted - home made or restaurant made.

Sep 28, 2014

They were alright. Takes a bit of time to zest all those lemons for so little flavor. I'd try again, but maybe add more lemon, or marinate it longer.


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  • Calories
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 15.5 g
  • 31%
  • Sodium
  • 1808 mg
  • 72%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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