Anthony’s Coal Fired Wings

 Anthony’s Coal Fired Wings are the perfect baked chicken wing to make for an appetizer or light meal.

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza does it right with these wings. The first time I had them, I knew I wanted to recreate them at home so I could enjoy them whenever I had the craving. They are roasted in an extremely hot pizza oven, so they have little bits of char on them. Delicious!

A plate of homemade Anthony's Coal Fired Wings

I cannot go to Anthony’s without ordering these wings. The first time I had them, I couldn’t get over how delicious they were and yet so simple. What sets them apart is they are not deep-fried or coated in sauce, which makes me feel a little less guilty when I eat them.

Roasting in a hot oven instead of deep-frying, as with regular wings, is what sold me. They are so full of flavor and the skin is incredibly crispy, making these wings a certain crowd-pleaser.

In addition to the crispy outside, a simple marinade with garlic, rosemary, parsley, and lemon juice gives deep flavor to the inside. These wings do require a 24-hour marinade, but the wait is worth it.

These crispy baked wings are topped with a generous amount of sweet caramelized onions and fresh parsley. It’s a finishing touch that makes them extraordinary.

I really love chicken wings and these are without question my absolute favorite. Most of us aren’t fortunate enough to own a pizza oven. To recreate that smoky char, your oven must be as hot as possible.

Homemade Anthony's Coal Fired Wings on a plate.


The Wings

  • 2 1/2 pounds chicken wings approximately 2 dozen
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic smashed
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped (reserve 2 tablespoons for garnish)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

Caramelized Onions and Chopped Parsley for Garnish

  • 2 cups yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


  • Make the Marinade: Place chicken wings in a gallon sized zip top bag. Combine all ingredients, except the wings, in a large bowl and whisk to combine. Pour marinade into bag and toss to coat. Refrigerate for 24 hours, turning once to make sure the wings are evenly coated with marinade.
  •  Make the Caramelized Onions: In a medium sauté pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, salt and pepper. Cook over medium/medium-low heat for 30 minutes, or until onions are deep golden brown. Set aside to cool Make the Wings: Preheat oven to 500°F. Remove wings from marinade and place in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 12 minutes, flip over and return to oven for an additional 10 minutes. Remove from oven, top with caramelized onions and a sprinkle of chopped parsley.


Calories: 2161kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 117g | Fat: 168g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Cholesterol: 471mg | Sodium: 7450mg | Potassium: 1624mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 2225IU | Vitamin C: 72.2mg | Calcium: 226mg | Iron: 8.7mg

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