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Crispy Baked Parmesan Garlic Wings
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4.58 from 7 votes

Crispy Baked Parmesan Garlic Wings

Crispy and loaded with flavor these oven baked Parmesan Garlic Wings may just become your new favorite!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 370kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs of chicken wings drums and wingettes separated, if frozen make sure they are fully thawed
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh oregano chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme chopped
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon of black pepper
  • Parmesan Garlic Sauce
  • ½ cup of unsalted butter 1 stick
  • 2 TBS garlic paste or 2 large garlic cloves finely minced
  • 2 TBS your favorite wing sauce
  • ¼ cup of chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon of Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon of fresh black pepper
  • 1 tsp minced fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp minced fresh oregano
  • ¼ cup of grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Pat your wings dry with a paper towel and place them in a large bowl
  • In a smaller bowl, mix together the oil, lemon juice, oregano, thyme, cumin, salt and pepper and then whisk until incorporated.
  • Pour the mixture over your wings, scraping the bowl with a spatula to get every bit. Toss until the wings are evenly coated.
  • Cover and place the bowl in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to allow the wings to marinate.
  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place wings on a baking sheet, spreading them out and bake for 40 minutes or until fully cooked. Halfway turn the wings with tongs a couple of times throughout the cooking process. Size of wings will dictate a longer or shorter cooking time.
  • While the wings bake, in a medium saute pan, add the butter, wing sauce, chicken stock, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper to a small pot and stir until combined. Add in garlic paste (or fresh garlic) and bring to a simmer. Allow sauce to simmer for 6-7 minutes, reducing it slightly.
  • Remove the cooked chicken wings from the oven and place in a clean large bowl.
  • Pour the sauce over the wings tossing them well until coated and then sprinkle the Parmesan cheese and herbs over-top.
  • Toss well until all wings are coated.
  • Place on serving platter and enjoy!

Notes

I have had success both when baking my wings directly on a baking sheet, as well as a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil as well as by lining a large baking sheet with aluminum foil then placing a metal cooling rack on top of that and sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. The key is carefully turning your wings a few times to ensure all sides crisp up.

Nutrition

Serving: 6servings | Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 682mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 698IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1mg