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Chimichurri Recipe

Chimichurri sauce is a zesty and herbaceous condiment that hails from Argentina, renowned for its ability to elevate the flavor of grilled meats to new heights. Bursting with freshness, this vibrant sauce is a harmonious blend of finely chopped fresh parsley and cilantro, minced garlic, and a touch of dried oregano. The addition of red pepper flakes imparts a subtle heat, creating a perfect balance of flavors.

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  • 1 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander, finely chopped

  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Finely chop the parsley and cilantro. You can use a knife or a food processor for this step.

  • Mince the garlic cloves.

  • In a bowl, combine the chopped parsley, cilantro, minced garlic, dried oregano, and red pepper flakes.

  • Add the red wine vinegar to the mixture and stir well.

  • Slowly drizzle in the olive oil while stirring continuously to emulsify the sauce.

  • Continue stirring until the ingredients are well combined. The chimichurri should have a slightly thick consistency.

  • Season the chimichurri with salt and pepper to taste. Start with a pinch of salt and adjust according to your preference.

  • Let the chimichurri sit for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld. You can also refrigerate it for a few hours or overnight for a more intense flavor.

  • Serve the chimichurri sauce with grilled meats, such as steak or chicken. It can also be used as a marinade or a flavorful topping for vegetables.

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