Fried Lemon-Pepper Wings

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min./batch


2 dozen

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
These lemon-pepper wings are perfect for game day. Try these out if you've been stuck in a chicken wing rut. Add grated lemon zest to the butter mixture if you want a more pronounced lemon flavor. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


  • 2-1/2 pounds chicken wings
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  1. Cut wings into 3 sections; discard wing tip sections. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper. Add wings, a few at a time, and toss to coat.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry wings, a few at a time, until no longer pink, 3-4 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. In a large bowl, combine butter and lemon pepper. Add wings; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 107 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 92mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.