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Parmesan Baked Chicken Wings

Parmesan Chicken Wings are baked  in the oven for perfect wings without all the grease.  Don't forget the crucial step before baking that makes them so tender and crispy. Perfect for game night!
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken wings, parmesan cheese
Servings: 16
Calories: 124kcal


  • 3 quarts water
  • cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 8 cloves garlic minced
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 2 lbs chicken wings
  • 1 cup parmigiano-reggiano cheese finely graded


  • Combine water, vinegar, 1/4 cup salt, bay leaf, thyme, oregano, and rosemary in a large pot and bring to a boil. Add chicken wings and bring to boil cooking for 15 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon to a rack and allow to dry for about 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 450º and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • In a large bowl, combine garlic and salt. Add olive oil, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Add wings to the garlic mixture and mix until well coated. Add 1/2 cup of parmesan.
  • Transfer to baking sheet and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup parmesan. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until browned.


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 1905mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 168IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1mg