Baked Wings with Citrus Spice Rub

I can’t believe I’ve never made chicken wings before. They are really easy to make and the possibilities for flavor combinations seem endless. These are baked wings with a spice rub, so no extra fat needed. Tasty, and a great healthy alternative to serve at any party.

Baked Wings with Citrus Spice Rub

Wings with dip - Baked Wing Recipe -

Start with some of your favorite spices and add lots of lime and lemon juice and zest.

Spice Mix - Baked Wings -

Using a foil lined cookie sheet helps with the mess. Make sure you turn them about every 10 minutes or they may start to stick to the foil.

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Serve them with any dressing you like. These were served with my homemade blue cheese dip a traditional accompaniment to wings, made from scratch.
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A new favorite for us and one that works so well for those following low carb diets.

Here’s the recipe:


Baked Wings with Citrus Spice Rub


  • 2 pounds chicken wings approx. 40 wings
  • 1 T hot paprika
  • 1 T thyme
  • 1 T oregano
  • 1 t parsely
  • 1 t onion powder
  • 1 t garlic powder
  • 1 t coarse salt
  • 1/2 t black pepper
  • 1/2 t corriander
  • Zest and Juice of 1 lime and 1 lemon


  1. Mix all spices, citrus zest and juice together in a bowl.
  2. Wash and pat dry all chicken wings.
  3. Place the wings and spice rub in a large plastic bag and seal
  4. Roll chicken around to coat rub well on all sides.
  5. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  6. Bake for 40 minutes, turning 3 or 4 times to prevent chicken from sticking and to brown on all sides.
  7. Serve

The recipe for baked wings with a citrus spice rub is a great healthy way to serve your friends on any occasion with all of the flavor and no extra fat.

About Patti Estep

Patti is the creator of Hearth and Vine, a home and garden blog filled with projects to inspire your creative side. She loves crafting, gardening, decorating and entertaining at her home in Pennsylvania. When she is not working on a project at home or searching for treasures at nurseries and thrift stores with her girlfriends, you’ll probably find her with family and friends, at a restaurant, or home party enjoying new and different food adventures.

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  1. These look really yummy! Citrus and spice my favorite.
    Pinning this one for later.

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