These chicken wings are coated with the ultimate garlicky parmesan cheese mixture which make a perfect appetizer for your next party or for a fun special meal.
Chicken wings are the second item on my list for football season. Of course there are many ways to season chicken wings, but today we are going to be making garlic parmesan wings. As you have read previously, and if you know me, you know my love of cheese! Any and all things that equal cheese! My love of parmesan cheese goes back to my childhood days. My Welita used to always keep a container of Parmesan cheese on the center of her dining room table. This container was amazing and somewhat magical as it seemed to provide an endless amount of parmesan cheese! My two primas and I would steal this cheese any time we thought our Welita wasn’t looking. We would take turns running over to the table and pile the biggest mound of parmesan cheese into our hot little hands, we would then run behind these huge curtains in the living room and just shove the cheese into our mouth as fast as we could. The other two, not behind the curtain devouring cheese, would stand watching out for any signs of our Welita. We would all take turns until the cheese was gone or until my Welita showed up to check on us, whichever came first. This container of cheese seemed to be never ending because every time we would finish it…it would magically be filled again. Or so we thought. Truth was our Welita was very aware of our little parmesan cheese scheme. We thought we were being SO sneaky when all along my Welita knew exactly what we were up to. Being the loving Welita she is, not for one moment did she let us think she was in on our secret. To this day we all laugh thinking about just how much parmesan cheese we ate behind those big curtains. And to OUR surprise, our Welita has also let us in on her little secret….we were so busy trying to not get busted we never took the time to wipe our faces after trying to stuff the parmesan cheese in our mouths, so when she would come around to check on us, our faces would be covered in parmesan cheese!! So the proof really was written all over our faces! Ayyyy YAAA yaaay!!
- 3 lbs chicken wings
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 4 Tbsp salted butter
- 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
- ⅔ c. finely grated parmesan cheese
- 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
- 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
- ½ tsp. onion powder
- 1 Tbsp. dried parsley flakes