Garlic Parmesan Wings

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5 from 3 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes

Garlic Parmesan Wings are the perfect appetizer for people that love chicken wings but can not really take the heat of traditional hot wings. They are full of flavor and are perfect for parties and get togethers.

Garlic Parmesan Wings on a slate plate.

This Garlic Parmesan Wings recipe replaces the butter with olive oil.  It’s super easy to do for almost any recipe and the health benefits of olive oil make this recipe a real keeper. Perfect for game day or any time you need a quick and easy appetizer.

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What We Love About This Homemade Garlic Parmesan Wings Recipe

This recipe is so easy and so versatile. You can use it on chicken wings, boneless chicken bites or it even is a great mixture to put on chicken breasts for dinner.

  • 5 Minutes: Really quick and easy to make the wing sauce.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or the fridge.
  • Family Friendly: Everyone will love the savory flavor of these wings.
  • Adaptable: Can make it with boneless wings or traditional chicken wings A great low carb treat.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Store the sauce and use it for other dishes.
Side view of the wings.

Ingredient Notes for Garlic Parmesan Wings

  • Mayonnaise: Use a keto mayo if you want a healthier option for this garlic parmesan wings sauce.
  • Olive Oil: A good quality cooking olive oil.
  • Parmesan Cheese: You need a grated cheese for this parmesan wing sauce.
  • Garlic Powder: To add the zing to the wings.
  • Black Pepper: Freshly ground.
  • Wings: Chicken wings that are boneless or use the bone in variety. Cooked to your taste.
Ingredients of butter, cheese and wings to make the Garlic Parmesan Wings.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

These are the basic steps for making garlic parm sauce. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutritional information.

Assembling the ingredients for the sauce.

STEP 1: MIX

First, in a large bowl mix the mayonnaise and olive oil and then stir in the other ingredients. Cover and refrigerate.

STEP 2: COOK WINGS

As soon as wings are fully cooked, baste them with the Garlic Parmesan sauce so that it melts into the hot wings. 

STEP 3: SERVE

Finally, serve the wings with additional sauce on the side along with your favorite sides such as carrots or celery.

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This garlic parmesan wing sauce recipe can be made a day in advance and you can store in an airtight container or jar in the refrigerator.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store leftover dipping sauce covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Reheat your wings in the oven or air fryer and top with more of the sauce.

Frequently Asked Questions about Garlic Butter Sauce Wings

HOW TO MAKE THIS WINGSTOP RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Use boneless unbreaded chicken. Make Keto or Low carb by using a keto mayo.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH THE GARLIC PARMESAN WINGS?

It is easy to serve with your favorite sides with the parmesan garlic wings such as ranch dressing or blue cheese or even just use more of the garlic parmesan sauce.

CAN THIS GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN WINGS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, make as many as you need by adjusting the recipe card below. Place wings in the broiler or oven to keep warm in between the batches.

FRESH GARLIC?

Indeed, you can use fresh garlic for this recipe, Use about 4 cloves garlic, minced.

WHY DO PEOPLE USE BAKING POWDER IN WINGS?

To replicate frying wings, Tossing chicken wings in baking powder before baking them will help them get crispy..

Close up on the sauce.

Expert Tips for Making This Garlic Parmesan Wings Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Make more sauce so you have more for dipping.
  • Add Fresh Parsley: Top the wings with a little fresh parsley for color.
  • Season: Feel free to add salt or other seasoning to taste. Try a little onion powder or paprika too.
  • Variation tip: Bake your wings in the oven on a baking sheet, fry in oil or air fry. Whichever method you choose this wing sauce will work great.
  • Alternate use: This sauce is great to serve with potato wedges or even dipping raw vegetables in.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Use the air fryer, pat your wings dry with paper towel and place on aluminum foil in the air fryer basket, spray lightly with cooking spray and then cook for 20 minutes, flipping half way through on 360 degrees.

What to Serve with Garlic Parmesan Wings

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5 from 3 votes

Garlic Parmesan Wings

Yield: 12 wings
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Garlic Parmesan Wings are the perfect appetizer for people that love chicken wings but can not really take the heat of traditional hot wings. They are full of flavor and are perfect for parties and get togethers.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 ½ tablespoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon black peppercorn, ground
  • 12 cooked chicken wings, bone-in or boneless

Instructions

  • Add the mayonnaise and olive oil to a small bowl, and add the other ingredients on top.
  • Stir well, until all of the ingredients are combined.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • As soon as wings are fully cooked, baste them with the Garlic Parmesan sauce so that it melts into the hot wings.
  • Serve leftover sauce on the side for dipping.
  • Store leftover dipping sauce covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.

Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Make more sauce so you have more for dipping.
  • Add Fresh Parsley: Top the wings with a little fresh parsley for color.
  • Season: Feel free to add salt or other seasoning to taste. Try a little onion powder or paprika too.
  • Variation tip: Bake your wings in the oven on a baking sheet, fry in oil or air fry. Whichever method you choose this wing sauce will work great.
  • Alternate use: This sauce is great to serve with potato wedges or even dipping raw vegetables in.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Use the air fryer, pat your wings dry with paper towel and place on aluminum foil in the air fryer basket, spray lightly with cooking spray and then cook for 20 minutes, flipping half way through on 360 degrees.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Appetizers and Dips
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Wings, football snacks

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    • Absolutely, simply increase the cooking time and confirm that the chicken is done with a meat thermometer. It should have an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

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