Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings


1/4 cup olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
4 pounds frozen chicken wings, thawed
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

In a large bowl, combine oil, garlic, and salt; mix well. Add wings and toss until evenly coated. Place wings on 2 baking sheets.

Bake 55 to 60 minutes, or until crispy, turning once during cooking.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine butter, lemon juice, lemon zest, and black pepper. Place wings in lemon mixture and toss until evenly coated. Serve immediately.