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Crispy and baked, these Smokey Lemon Garlic Wings have the subtle flavor of smoked paprika combined with a brightness of lemon and savoriness of garlic. Perfect for game day or a family favorite on movie night!

Smokey Lemon Garlic Wings

Crispy oven baked wings tossed in a bright, smoky garlic sauce.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 2 -4 servings
Author Heather

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken wings
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes *optional
  • 5-6 garlic cloves *about 2 tbsp minced or crushed
  • zest of 1 lg lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp smoke paprika
  • serve with fresh squeezed lemon or your favorite ranch dressing

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250℉.
  2. Pat chicken wings dry with paper towels and then toss in a large bowl with salt and baking powder making sure to evenly coat wings.
  3. Place baking rack into cookie sheet and lay wings out on rack in a single layer. Bake at 250℉ for 30- 35 mins. (see tips in post above)
  4. Do not remove wings from oven, raise temperature to 425℉ and continue baking for another 40 mins. Remove and let rest for 5 mins.
  5. Once wings are baked and resting heat a frying pan over medium heat. Add butter and oil and heat until butter is melted. Add red pepper flakes, garlic, lemon zest and paprika and cook until fragrant stirring often, about 2 mins. Toss wings in sauce and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*
Inspired by Tasty.