Chimichurri sauce

    3 hours 15 min

    A classic, flavourful chimichurri recipe direct from Argentina! Serve this chimichurri sauce as a traditional accompaniment to steak, or use it as a marinade for chicken before barbecuing. Endless possibilities!

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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
    • 1 tablespoon chopped spring onion
    • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
    • 180ml olive oil
    • 4 tablespoons white wine vinegar
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Prep:15min  ›  Extra time:3hr chilling  ›  Ready in:3hr15min 

    1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Puree till combined and slightly smooth, but still a bit chunky. Chill in the fridge overnight, or at least 3 hours, for best results.

    To serve

    Serve chimichurri over barbecued steaks.


    Chimichurri sauce
    Chimichurri sauce

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    Nice  -  10 Nov 2013  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    Made this sauce for a summer BBQ about a week ago and used it last night. Delicious and really offsets the flavour of the steak I served it with. I would recommend hand chopping or very lightly blending to make it a more chunky sauce.  -  05 Dec 2012  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)