Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

Chimichurri sauce is a classic Argentinian condiment. It’s flavorful, versatile and can be ready in about 5 minutes. You’ll want to put it an all the things!

When it comes to condiments, I’m pretty much a fan of them all. From Tartar Sauce, to Burger Spread, Habanero Hot Sauce to Alabama White BBQ . I love adding sauces to things.

Chimichurri is one of my all time favorite condiments when it comes to steak, grilled chicken, shrimp and even tacos.

Easy chimichurri sauce

And one of the best parts about this sauce, is that it comes together in a flash. You need a few ingredients and about 5 minutes and you’re all set.

What is chimichurri sauce made of?

Chimichurri sauce is made with cilantro, parsley, olive oil, vinegar, garlic and a few seasonings. I like to add crushed red pepper too for a little heat but you can leave it out if you like.

Classic Chimichurri Sauce

How do you make chimichurri sauce?

When I first made chimichurri sauce, I made it in a food processor and got more of an emulsified sauce. It was good, don’t get me wrong. But the more traditional way is to simply chop everything up very fine and mix it together so the sauce is a bit chunkier. That is what I do for this chimichurri sauce recipe and it works perfectly. And is so easy.

Chimichurri sauce is a classic Argentinian condiment. It's flavorful, versatile and can be ready in about 5 minutes. You'll want to put it an all the things!

Not to mention, you don’t have to clean the food processor. Less clean up is always a good thing, am I right?

Can you refrigerate chimichurri sauce?

Yes! You can. The oil will coagulate though so the best thing to do is remove it from the refrigerator at least 1 hour before you wan to use it so that it has a chance to come to room temperature.

Chimichurri sauce is a classic Argentinian condiment. It's flavorful, versatile and can be ready in about 5 minutes. You'll want to put it an all the things!

What do you put chimichurri sauce on?

I LOVE putting chimichurri on steak. It is also great on grilled chicken or fish. A drizzle over fries would be fabulous. And tacos. Because tacos.

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Chimichurri Sauce Recipe Recipe

Serves 4 Prep Time:

Ingredients:

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup lightly packed cilantro, stems removed, chopped
  • 1 cup packed Italian flat leaf parsley, stems removed, chopped small
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Instructions

1

Combine all ingredients together in a bowl. Whisk to combine. Allow to set for at least 10 minutes to let flavors develop. Even better if you can wait an hour.

2

Store leftovers in the refrigerator and use within a few days. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Notes

Nutrition facts not guaranteed.

Nutrition information

Calories: 231 , Total Fat: 25.4g , Saturated Fat: 3.6g , Cholesterol: 0mg , Sodium: 303mg , Carbohydrates: 2.2g , Fiber: 0.7g , Sugar: 0.3g , Protein: 0.7g

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