Chimichurri sauce recipe

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serves: 4 - 6
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 5 min

Chimichurri sauce is the perfect accompaniment to beef and this chimichurri recipe can also be used as a marinade.

A recipe that originated in the South American country of Argentina, chimichurri is a sharp herby sauce traditionally served as an accompaniment to grilled meats. It’s a quick sauce to make and so simple to whizz together in a blender. You only need a handful of fresh ingredients – some you can even grow at home!

When you know how to make chimichurri sauce you have a dressing that can be used for so many meals! It’s cheap as chips to make, too.

Try serving chimichurri over steak, roast chicken or grilled fish fillets. If you want a chunkier sauce you can forgo the blender and simply combine the ingredients by hand. Easy!

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Small bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • Small bunch parsley, roughly chopped
  • 2tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 75ml olive oil

Method

  • In a mini blender, whizz up all the ingredients together until smooth. Taste for seasoning and serve.

Top tip for making Chimichurri sauce

For a fiery kick, add one deseeded green chilli to the recipe.

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