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Low-Carb Garlic Butter Parmesan Wings

These baked wings stay juicy and have an extra-crispy skin without frying! The garlic, butter, Parmesan sauce takes these wings over the top.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Low Carb
Servings: 4
Calories: 575kcal
Author: Clean Fingers Laynie


Crispy Wings

  • 1 1/2 lb Chicken Wings
  • 1 tbsp Baking Powder *
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper


  • 1/2 cup Butter (1 stick)
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Parsley Dried
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese (or 3 cheese Italian blend) Grated or Fresh


Crispy Baked Wings

  • Preheat the oven to 250 degrees.
  • Line a half-sized baking sheet (13 x 18 x 1 inch) with aluminum foil. Place a wire rack on the baking sheet, and spray the wire rack with cooking spray. 
  • If needed, break down wings into drumettes, wingettes, and tips. (Discard tips or save and freeze for chicken stock). 
  • Dry wings with a paper towel and place wings in a resealable bag. Add baking powder, 1 tsp of salt, and 1 tsp of pepper. Close bag and shake until wings are evenly coated. 
    Baking Soda Covered Wings
  • Lay wings in an even layer on a baking rack on a baking sheet. 
    Unbaked Chicken Wings
  • Cook wings in the oven for 20 minutes at 250 degrees. With the wings still in the oven, turn the heat up to 450 degrees and cook for an additional 30 minutes until browned and crispy.
    Round 1 Cook for Crispy Chicken Wings

Garlic Butter Parmesan Sauce

  • During the last 10 minutes of the chicken cooking: Melt butter in small saucepan on the stove over medium heat. Add in the salt, pepper, parsley, and garlic powder. Mix to combine and remove from heat.
    Garlic Butter Sauce for Low Carb Parmesan Wings
  • Place the cooked wings in a large resealable container. Top the chicken with Parmesan and the butter sauce. Close the container and shake until everything is fully coated.
    Pouring Garlic Butter over Parmesan Crispy Wings
  • Serve immediately. 


Estimated Nutrition: Fat 51 g, Carbohydrate 1 g, Dietary Fiber 0 g, Protein 30 g, Sodium 1872 mg
* Do not substitute baking soda for baking powder.
--Adapted from Jennifer Banz, Low Carb with Jennifer.