Why didn’t I make this sooner?

I alluded to this recipe awhile ago when I had a cocktail party before we all went out for dinner for the husband’s birthday. 
I was trying to think of something unique that I could make ahead of time AND something that would be fairly healthy.  This isn’t usually chicken wings.  Usually those are deepfried and eaten after several pints only to be regretted the next day as they sit like a lead weight in your tummy.
 
They are a great finger food though and I wanted to play with them a bit.
 
Why not make them into an appetizer version of one of my favourite chicken dishes, Chicken Parmesan?
Yummy.
 
I took; 1 cup flour, 1 cup shredded parmesan (I used a big block of fresh, it really is nicer and is super cheap at most big warehouse stores like Costco), 1 T. dried basil, 1/2 tsp granulated garlic, pinch of black pepper and 1/2 cup of coarse cornmeal.
I dipped my chicken wings in an egg wash of 3 eggs and 2 T. water.
Dregged them in the parmesan mixture.
Laid them out on a cookie sheet that had a silicone sheet on it (don’t have one? line with foil or parchment paper).
Then I baked them for 20 minutes at 375 (just keep an eye on them, every oven is different) and served with a marinara sauce.
 
Crispy, light and totally delicious. 
Next time I’m going to bread an enormous batch of them and cook them as we want them.
Just a total treat and something I wouldn’t even feel guilty about serving for dinner.
 
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  1. Yummy! I have to try this recipe :) . I’m sure my family will love it.

    Mrs. Delightful
    http://www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

  2. Those looks delish!

    Visiting from SITS, make it a great day!

  3. We LOVE wings here at this Abode… I must try this, fo’ sho!!!

    • We love them too but the deepfrying and the mess often keeps me from making them. These are scarily easy C:

  4. Those look awesome! I LOVE parmesan cheese in my chicken coating… and I agree… fresh is better!
    Thank you so much for linking them up with my Super Link Party!
    I am now following you via Linky Followers. :-)

  5. Stopping by from SITS and those look fabulous! They’d probably be great for Super Bowl too.

  6. Wow, how simple and delicious are do those look? I am gonna try them sometime soon. :)

  7. because “Are do those” is really a phrase. Right. ;) Guess I should head to bed before I say anything else..

  8. This is totally a dinner food…anything that requires prep and an oven is dinner food, right? (c: These look *divine* and chicken wings are always a crowd pleaser at our house! Maybe I won’t have to hear all that whining from the kiddos about dinner if I serve this one…(c:

  9. These look delicious and I love how they are baked and not fried. Thanks for sharing at Showcase Your Talent Thursday. I hope to see you at the next party!

  10. This is a very nice chicken dish. Would you be happy to link it in to my Chicken Edition of Food on Friday? This is the link . I found this through live.laugh.rowe

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