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Taste Spicy Summer with the Valentina Grilled Wings at MaryGold’s by Brad Kilgore

Taste Spicy Summer with the Valentina Grilled Wings at MaryGold’s by Brad Kilgore

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Valentina Grilled Chicken Wings
Chef Brad Kilgore
MaryGold’s is a cosmopolitan haven in Wynwood Arts District, marrying classic charm with eclectic allure, embracing both roots and the “New Wynwood.”
2217 NW Miami Ct, Miami, FL 33127

*Please inquire with the restaurant to confirm if this recipe is available, as it may vary depending on the season.

Introducing MaryGold’s Valentina Grilled Chicken Wings, a happy hour exclusive only found at the bar starting at 5 p.m. The crispy shareable is brined in a salt solution for four hours to keep the meat moist and tender while adding excellent flavor. The wings are ideal for a spicy, grilled taste of summer.


  • Chicken Wings
  • 5% Salt Brine (5% salt to water ratio, plus preferred aromatics)
  • Ancho Chili Rub (recipe below)
  • Valentina Black Label Extra Hot Sauce
  • Kewpie Mayo
  • Scallions (thinly sliced on a bias)
  • Crispy Garlic
  • Lime wedge

Ancho Chili Rub

  • 50g ancho chili powder
  • 30g smoked paprika
  • 10g sweet paprika
  • 10g garlic powder
  • 10g onion powder
  • 5g cumin powder
  • 5g oregano
  • 50g salt
  • Combine ingredients in a bowl


  1. Brine chicken wings in the 5% salt solution for four hours.
  2. Remove the wings from the brine and pat dry or air dry in the refrigerator overnight.
  3. Season the wings generously with the ancho chili rub.
  4. Grill over medium-low heat until wings are cooked through.
  5. Finish over medium-high heat just slightly to char the wing for the finish.
  6. Arrange finished wings vertically in a line and drizzle with alternating lines on kewpie mayo and Valentina Black Label hot sauce.
  7. Garnish the wings with scallions, crispy garlic and serve with lime wedge.
MaryGold's by Brad Kilgore