A Mississippi native...Louisiana hybrid

Crispy Lemon Pepper Wings

Crispy Lemon Pepper Wings

Crispy Lemon Pepper Wings

Crispy Lemon Pepper WIngs

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8


  • 2 ½ pounds chicken wings tips removed; drumettes and flats separated
  • ¼ teaspoon Lawry's seasoned salt
  • 1 packet sazon
  • 3 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning separated
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoon of parsley optional
  • 1 lemon halved and juiced
  • zest of ½ lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 425°
  2. Clean, rinse and cut wings. Pat dry
  3. In a large bowl, toss and coat chicken wings with vinegar, juice of 1/2 lemon squeezed, 1 tbsp lemon pepper seasoning, pepper, teaspoon seasoned salt, sazon, smoked paprika, garlic powder and parsley. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in fridge for 1 hour to marinate (optional). Meanwhile; prepare a foil lined baking sheet and spray with cooking spray. After the wings have marinaded, place them on the baking sheet and lightly dust 1 tbsp of the lemon pepper seasoning on exposed side of chicken. Place the pan of chicken wings in the oven for 20 minutes and flip over. Squeeze the juice from remaining 1/2 of the lemon and zest that half over the entire pan of wings. Sprinkle with remaining tbsp lemon pepper seasoning and re-introduce the pan into the oven for 20-25 more minutes or until wings are cooked throughout.
  4. Remove from oven. Serve hot with your favorite wing sauce, if desired.

Recipe Notes

*You will need a micro plane to zest lemon