Today's post is courtesy of chef Dan Kay:
Chef Daniel Kay is an American chef, restaurateur, and television producer. He has produced such show's as Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares and Chopped.He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.
Oven Roasted Chicken Wings
You won’t have to clean the fryer or hide from your doctor. … Need I say more?
4 pounds chicken wings, wing tips removed, separated at the joints
1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
4 tablespoons butter, melted
Your favorite sauce, for serving, such as barbecue sauce, ranch dressing, or blue cheese dressing, optional
Preheat the oven to 500 F.
Line a large rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.
In large mixing bowl, combine wings and lemon juice and mix thoroughly.
Add pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt.
While crushing between your fingers, add thyme.
Mix again and add cayenne and butter.
Mix thoroughly, then transfer wings to baking sheet and arrange in one layer.
Roast in oven for 10 minutes, rotate pan and cook 10 minutes longer until wings are nicely browned and cooked through. Serve alone or with your favorite dipping sauce.
Makes 4 to 6 servings