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A sheet pan of lemon pepper wings garnished with parsley and lemon wedges.

Lemon Pepper Wings

These lemon pepper wings are crispy fried chicken wings brushed with lemon pepper butter. An easy appetizer or main course that's even better than the restaurant version!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 315kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 3 lbs chicken wings party style wings cut into sections
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • oil for frying
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • lemon wedges and parsley sprigs for serving optional


  • Place the flour in a large bowl and season with the salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Place the chicken wings in the bowl; gently toss to coat with flour mixture.
  • Heat 4 inches of oil in a large pot to 350 degrees F.
  • Add the chicken wings to the pot in batches of about 6-8 wings. Fry for 10-12 minutes or until wings are deep golden brown and cooked through. Repeat with remaining wings.
  • In a small bowl, combine the butter and lemon pepper seasoning. Brush the butter mixture over the chicken wings and toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
  • Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs if desired.


Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 699mg | Potassium: 174mg | Vitamin A: 310IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.7mg