Buttery Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings Recipe

Indulge in the tangy zest of lemon paired with the savory goodness of butter in this delightful chicken wings recipe. Perfect for a casual gathering or a cozy night in, these wings are sure to become a favorite.


  • 2 lbs chicken wings, split at joints, tips removed
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish, optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil for easy cleanup.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the melted butter, lemon pepper seasoning, lemon zest, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  3. Place the chicken wings in a large mixing bowl and pour the buttery lemon pepper mixture over them. Toss the wings until they are thoroughly coated with the seasoning.
  4. Arrange the wings in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet, making sure they are not crowded to ensure even cooking.
  5. Bake the wings in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, or until they are golden brown and crispy, flipping them halfway through the cooking time for even browning.
  6. Once the wings are cooked through and crispy, remove them from the oven and transfer them to a serving platter.
  7. Garnish the wings with chopped fresh parsley, if desired, for a pop of color and freshness.
  8. Serve the buttery lemon pepper chicken wings hot and enjoy them as a tasty appetizer or main dish. Pair them with your favorite dipping sauce or enjoy them as is for a burst of flavor in every bite!
  9. Sit back, relax, and savor the deliciousness of these irresistible wings with family and friends.

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