Fried Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

These fried Lemon Pepper Wings are the perfect low carb appetizer! They’re perfectly seasoned with lemony pepper goodness and best of all, super easy to make!

You can never go wrong with lemon pepper fried chicken wings. They make the perfect appetizer for lunch, dinner, or for a game day snack.

Fried lemon pepper wings being picked up with fingers.

What is Fried Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings?

Double fry chicken wings until fully cooked then toss them together with olive oil, and lemon pepper seasoning until well combined.

If you prefer to bake chicken wings in the oven, you can throw them in the over at 500F for 20-25 minutes flipping halfway through.

What do lemon pepper fried chicken wings taste like?

Fried chicken with lemon pepper tastes exactly like it sounds. Juicy chicken wings are fried and then tossed in a lemon pepper seasoning that’s bursting with flavor.

Are fried lemon pepper wings keto?

Fried lemon pepper wings are keto, they do not contain any sugars, starches, or all-purpose flour.

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What ingredients do I need to make lemon pepper fried chicken?

  • Chicken Wings – drumettes or wings, fresh or frozen.
  • Salt – table salt or sea salt.
  •  Black Pepper – fresh or pre-ground.
  • Lemon Pepper – a blend of lemon, pepper and salt seasoning available at most supermarkets in the spice aisle.
  • Olive Oil – extra virgin olive oil is preferred.
  • Neutral Oil – use your preferred frying oil.

How to make fried lemon pepper wings?

Sprinkle wings with salt and pepper. Fry chicken wings until golden brown and remove to a cooling rack.

Then double fry them by placing the wings back into the oil for an additional 2 minutes. This ensures a crispy outside and a juicy inside.

How long should I fry chicken wings at 375F?

Fry chicken wings for 3-4 minutes on each side or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

Why are my fried chicken wings not crispy?

The best way to get crispy wings is to double fry them by following the instructions in this recipe.

What is the nutrition information for this fried lemon pepper wings recipe?

  • 673 Calories
  • 1g Carbohydrates
  • 1g Fiber
  • 45g Protein
  • 53g Fat
  • 189mg Cholesterol
  • 470mg Sodium
  • 412mg Potassium
  • 40mg Calcium
  • 3mg Iron
  • 372ui Vitamin A
  • 2mg Vitamin C

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Now, let’s get making this Fried Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings recipe!

  • Prepping Time 5M
  • Cook Time 20M
  • Total Time 25M
  • Net Carb/Serving ~1g
  • Servings 2 (10 wings per serving)

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Chicken Wings & Drumlettes (around 18-20 pieces)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Lemon Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Cups Neutral Oil for Frying ( no taste)

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

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2) In a mixing bowl, combine chicken wings with salt and black pepper and toss well. Set aside.

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3) Add enough oil to cover about 1/2 inch of pan of choice and heat to 375F.

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4) Once the oil is ready, set heat to medium and carefully add 1/2 of the chicken batch inside (around 10 pieces). Cook for 3 minutes and then rotate and cook the other side for another 3 minutes. Note – if you can comfortably fit all the chicken in one go, do so by all means.

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5) Transfer to a cooling rack for 1 minute. If you don’t have a cooling rack, place on a plate with a paper towel to soak up oil.  After 1 minute, place the cooked wings back into the oil and cook for an additional 1 minute per side and transfer to cooling rack then into a large mixing bowl. Repeat the frying process with the 2nd batch if needed.

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6) In a new mixing bowl, combine olive oil with lemon pepper and mix well. Toss fried chicken and transfer to a plate. Note – adjust taste to liking with more or less lemon pepper.

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Fried lemon pepper wings served in a red basket with a wedge of lemon, top down shot.

Lemon Pepper Fried Chicken Wings

These Lemon Pepper Fried Chicken Wings are the perfect low carb appetizer! They're perfectly seasoned with lemony pepper goodness and best of all, super easy to make!
4.54 from 13 votes
Course: Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: fried chicken with lemon pepper, fried lemon pepper wings, lemon pepper fried chicken, lemon pepper fried chicken wings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2
Print Recipe
Calories: 673kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Chicken Wings & Drumlettes around 18-20 pieces
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Lemon Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Cups Neutral Oil for Frying no taste

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine chicken wings with salt and black pepper and toss well. Set aside.
  • Add enough oil to cover about 1/2 inch of pan of choice and heat to 375F.
  • Once the oil is ready, set heat to medium and carefully add 1/2 of the chicken batch inside (around 10 pieces). Cook for 3 minutes and then rotate and cook the other side for another 3 minutes. Note – if you can comfortably fit all the chicken in one go, do so by all means.
  • Transfer to a cooling rack for 1 minute. If you don’t have a cooling rack, place on a plate with a paper towel to soak up oil. After 1 minute, place the cooked wings back into the oil and cook for an additional 1 minute per side and transfer to cooling rack then into a large mixing bowl. Repeat the frying process with the 2nd batch if needed.
  • In a new mixing bowl, combine olive oil with lemon pepper and mix well. Toss fried chicken and transfer to a plate. Note- adjust taste to liking with more or less lemon pepper.

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Nutrition

Calories: 673kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 189mg | Sodium: 470mg | Potassium: 412mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 372IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 3mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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