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Lemon pepper chicken wings are perfect to serve for game day snacks, appetizers, or as a main dish for dinner. Crispy baked chicken wings with amazing lemon pepper flavor!
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Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings (oven or air fryer recipe)

Air fried lemon pepper chicken wings make perfect game day snacks, appetizers, or even a main dish dinner. If you don't have an air fryer, see notes for oven-baked chicken wings recipe.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer, chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 303kcal
Author Amee

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Ingredients

  • your favorite brand of lemon-pepper seasoning season to taste
  • 2 lbs fresh chicken wings
  • 1 tbsp olive oil *or olive oil cooking spray for newer model air fryers

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, generously toss wings with lemon pepper to coat (the amount is up to you...we like a lot of seasoning).  
  • For The Actifry:
  • Place wings in the air fryer with the tablespoon of oil and cook for 30-40 minutes (the Actifry cookbook says 25-30, but that wasn't at all done enough for us...we like the skin crispy!)  
  • For Newer Model Air Fryers (always check your appliance for recommended cooking instructions since they do vary):
  • Spray wings with olive oil cooking spray (you can also brush the oil on the wings with a pastry brush) and toss with lemon pepper to coat.
  • Place wings in the air fryer basket, leaving space in between the wings to circulate air.
  • Cook at 400 degrees F. for 20-25 minutes.

Notes

  • Don't have an air fryer?  No worries, you can make these wings in the oven.  Just toss wings in olive oil and sprinkle generously with lemon pepper.  Bake at 425 degrees F for 30 minutes, turn and cook 15 minutes more until crispy. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 303kcal | Protein: 22g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 191mg | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg