Print
clock clock icon cutlery cutlery icon flag flag icon folder folder icon instagram instagram icon pinterest pinterest icon print print icon squares squares icon
These Crispy Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken Wings are perfect for the super bowl or even just a weeknight!

Crispy Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken Wings


  • Author: Kelsey
Scale

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken wings 
  • 2 tsp baking powder**
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • Sauce:
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt 
  • 1/4 cup ghee, melted
  • Serve with: Celery, carrots, bell peppers & ranch dressing

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with foil and place a wire cooling rack on top.
  • Pat your chicken wings dry (the dryer they are, the crispy they will get!).  Then place them in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl combine baking powder, ½ tsp salt, 2 tsp garlic powder and 1 Tbsp lemon zest and stir to combine.
  • Pour the spice mixture over the wings and toss to coat evenly.  
  • Place the wings, spread out evenly, on the cooling rack and bake for 30 minutes, flip them all, then bake for another 20-30 minutes or until browned and crispy.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine 1 tsp garlic powder, lemon juice, ¼ tsp salt, and ¼ cup melted ghee and stir to combine.
  • Place cooked wings in a large bowl and add ghee mixture on top. Toss to coat the wings.
  • Serve with veggies!

Notes

  • **To make these paleo, make your own baking powder by combining 2 tablespoons cream of tartar, 1 tablespoon baking soda, and 1 tablespoon tapioca starch
  • You can use butter instead of ghee.