Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

We have been very fortunate since the past couple of days were spent in Deer Valley, Utah.  Shaun and I were given the chance to go on this trip, however we left our little one behind.  My parents were gracious enough to even drive up and watch her in Lubbock.  They arrived a day early to learn the in and outs to baby Olivia and what her schedule is like.  I would say that I’m a planner and that I like things laid out a specific way.  Both sets of grandparents received a two paper sheet of what she likes to eat, her daily schedule and important phone numbers.  You could possibly say I’m a little OCD with Olivia’s routine, but this was the first time we ever left her alone without her parents.

Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

I set my parents up with several cooked meals so there was one less thing to worry about when we left.  The night they arrived I made a fun dinner that included these baked lemon pepper chicken wings.  I marinated these wings a day before I cooked them and it made them so tender and packed full of flavor.

If you don’t have the time to marinade them for 12 hours or more just make sure they are in refrigerator at least 2-3 hours before cook time.  After the marinade you just let the skillet and oven do the rest for you.  This dish is SO easy to make but is bursting full of lemon pepper flavor.

ENJOY ~ Meagan

Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

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Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

Yield: 2-3 servings

Cook Time: 30 minutes


2 lbs. chicken wings
1 12fl. ounce bottle lemon pepper marinade
1 tsp brown sugar
1 meyer lemon, sliced


Place all ingredients into a large bowl. Stir until well mixed and chicken wings are coated. Cover and place in refrigerator for 12 hours.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Place chicken in a iron skillet along with meyer lemon pieces. Bake for 30 minutes and broil for a minute.


15 Responses to “Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings”

  1. 1
    Cate O'Malley — March 3, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Always looking for more wing recipes – gorgeous photo!


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    Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain — March 3, 2014 at 8:39 am

    Dude, totally making these! I love the lemon version!


  3. 3
    Anna @ Garnish with Lemon — March 3, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Love the simplicity of this…and the lemon!


  4. 4
    Rebecca {foodie with family} — March 3, 2014 at 8:51 am

    Mmmmm. I love lemon pepper with chicken. This sounds fabulous!


  5. 5
    julia — March 3, 2014 at 9:03 am

    Anything with lemon I just love–what a great idea to make wings with it. I love that these are baked too.


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    Ashley @ Spoonful of Flavor — March 3, 2014 at 11:32 am

    So simple but looks amazing! I love lemon chicken!


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    Melanie @ Carmel Moments — March 3, 2014 at 11:42 am

    These sound fabulous! Love a twist on the chicken wings. Pinned!


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    Stephanie @ Girl Versus Dough — March 3, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Mmmm, I LOVE lemons with chicken. Gotta get my mitts on these wings soon!


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    Paula - bell'alimento — March 3, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    You can never have too many wing recipes in your back pocket ; )


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    katie — March 3, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    My husband would be all over this wing recipe! I’m glad you guys to get away for a little bit! :)


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    Kirsten/ComfortablyDomestic — March 3, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    I adore lemon pepper on most anything. I love that your recipe is so simple and flavorful. I have to admit laughing out loud at your description of the two page dossier that you left for the grandparents, Meagan. But only because I once did the same thing.


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    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — March 4, 2014 at 9:53 am

    Lemon pepper is a favorite around here! Love how simple this recipe is!


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    RavieNomNoms — March 4, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Lemon pepper is always a winner!


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    Gloria // Simply Gloria — March 4, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    Meagan, I’m loving how you left some *brief* instructions… lol! I’m the same way. I bet you two had a blast over here in the Deer Valley area. It’s so gorgeous…and I love it!
    I’m also loving this chicken creation! Very divine!


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    ATasteOfMadness — March 4, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    Wow. I don’t even like chicken wings, and I’m craving this right now!


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