Baked Parmesan & Garlic Wings

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About 12 years ago, I was out shopping and ran across a little pizza restaurant that was tucked away in a large plaza. I stopped in, read over the menu, and decided to try their Italian baked wings. I had never had baked wings before, but I saw another customer order them and they looked delicious. When they arrived at the table they smelled amazing. The color on them was a nice golden brown and I could see they were loaded with tons of herbs and spices. I took one bite and was hooked and would visit the place whenever I was on that side of town.

Eventually we moved to another state, so I could no longer get those particular wings. I decided to try and recreate the recipe myself and I’ll be dog-gone, but the version that I created was even better than the ones at the restaurant! Now baked wings are just about the only kind that I make whether they are hot, jerk, glazed, etc. etc. The problem is that I have so many recipes that sometimes it takes a while for me to circle back around to my old favorites. However, today I wanted something easy, savory, and delicious and I immediately thought about these wings. So here it is, my recipe for Baked Parmesan & Garlic Wings. Enjoy.

Cheers!

XOXO

Steph

***Click here to check out the video tutorial for this recipe!***

Baked Parmesan & Garlic Wings

Ingredients

5 lbs of fresh chicken wings

2 ½  teaspoon Italian seasoning

2 ½  teaspoon dried rosemary

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon Tony Chachere’s Seasoned Salt

Olive oil

6 tablespoons unsalted butter (you can also use olive oil)

2 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

3 to 4 cloves garlic, minced (use more or less depending on taste)

½  cup grated parmesan cheese

Ranch dressing for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425F. In a small bowl, mix together the Italian seasoning, rosemary, seasoned salt, cumin, onion powder, and black pepper. Lay the chicken wings on a baking sheet and season the chicken wings with this mixture.
  2. Bake the chicken wings for 30 minutes.
  3. While the chicken is baking, mix together the butter, dried parsley flakes, dried or fresh basil, garlic, and parmesan cheese.
  4. When the chicken is cooked through, toss the wings with the garlic/cheese butter (or olive oil) sauce.
  5. Serve with the ranch dressing 

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