Appetizer Essentials: Lemon Pepper, Vinegar Wings

Andy Anderson !


I worked a long time on making a good salt & vinegar wing recipe, and the game changer for me was the introduction of lemon/pepper seasoning.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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10 Min
20 Min
Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot



  • 12
    chicken wings, with wing tips separated and saved for stock or discarded
  • 1/2 c
    apple-cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    chicken stock, not broth
  • 2 tsp
    salt, kosher variety
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon/pepper seasoning

How to Make Appetizer Essentials: Lemon Pepper, Vinegar Wings


  2. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  3. Whisk together the vinegar, chicken stock, and salt, place into the insert of your pressure cooker/instant pot, and add the wings.
  4. Set the pressure cooker to high, with a time of 8 minutes.
  5. After the 8 minutes, quick release the steam, remove the wings, place on a paper towel, and allow to rest for 20 minutes.
  6. Chef’s Note: Reserve the cooking liquid.
  7. Place a rack in the middle position, and preheat the oven to 400f (205c).
  8. After the wings have rested, toss in a bowl with the lemon/pepper seasoning.
  9. On a parchment-lined baking sheet, fitted with a wire rack, place the chicken wings.
  10. Put into the preheated oven until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
  11. Take the wings, and toss with about 1 tablespoon of the cooking liquid.
  13. Serve while nice and hot with your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy.
  14. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Appetizer Essentials: Lemon Pepper, Vinegar Wings

Course/Dish: Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free Wheat Free Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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