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Easy Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

This Easy Chimichurri Sauce Recipe is the perfect salsa topping to take your steak, lamb, chicken, or whatever you like to the next level! The ingredients include cilantro, fresh parsley, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and red pepper flakes.

Chimichurri Sauce in a white bowl with a red spoon

What is Chimichurri Sauce

It’s an uncooked sauce that is typically used for grilled meat. It’s used as both an ingredient and topping for dishes and recipes. The sauce is typically found in Argentinian and Uruguayan cuisines.

Ingredients

fresh parsley, fresh oregano, olive oil, garlic, vinegar, and crushed red pepper in separate bowls.

How to Make Chimichurri Sauce

Detailed measurements and full instructions can be found in the recipe card at the bottom of this post.

  1. Combine fresh cilantro, fresh oregano, garlic,olive oil, vinegar,red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  2. Use a food processor or blender to pulse.
  3. Serve.
herbs and spices in a glass bowl

What Does it Taste Like

It’s pretty tangy due to the garlic and vinegar. It reminds me of a vinaigrette with a really “herby” taste due to the fresh herbs used in the recipe.

Recipes to Pair/What to Use it On

Air Fryer Lamb Chops
Air Fryer Steak
Air Fryer Garlic Bread
Air Fryer Chicken Breast
Pan-Seared Salmon
Air Fryer Scallops

Chimichurri Sauce in a white bowl with a red spoon

Easy Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

This Easy Chimichurri Sauce Recipe is the perfect salsa topping to take your steak, lamb, chicken, or whatever you like to the next level! The ingredients include cilantro, fresh parsley, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and red pepper flakes.
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Course sauces
Cuisine Argentinean
Keyword Chimichurri Sauce, Chimichurri Sauce Recipe, Easy Chimichurri Sauce Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 tablespoons
Calories 63kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 4 garlic cloves Minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano 2 teaspoons if using dried.
  • 1/4 cup olive oil I use extra virgin.
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Combine the ingredients in a bowl or food processor (for smooth consistency).
  • Stir or pulse until the sauce reaches your desired texture.

Notes

Makes about 1/2 cup.
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Nutrition (displayed with net carbs)

Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 7g
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