• Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 35 mins
  • Serves: 6

Lemon Garlic Chicken Drumettes

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 Ingredients List

  • 2 lemons
  • 4 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil plus 2 small sprigs chopped
  • 5 springs fresh oregano
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper each
  • 2.5 lbs chicken wings or drumettes
  • 2 Tbsp butter room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp salt and pepper each
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated


Zest the lemons and set aside. Juice both lemons

Combine garlic, oil, lemon juice, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper, basil and oregano springs with chicken in large plastic bag. Be sure chicken is coated. Marinade for 4 hours or overnight in the refrigerator.

Combine softened butter, chopped basil leaves, lemon zest and 1/4 tsp salt and pepper each. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place chicken on baking sheet and bake for about 30-35 minutes until chicken is cooked and edges are brown and crispy.

Remove from oven and place chicken in a large bowl. Add in butter and stir to coat. Top with Parmesan cheese. Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.

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