Absolutely Divine Chimichurri Recipes
If someone asked what the color green tastes like, chimichurri might very well be an answer. The parsley and cilantro create a bright, fresh, and tart sauce with a touch of spicy heat from the red pepper flakes. A classic condiment for meat, it is extremely versatile.
Try this recipe with grilled steak, chicken, or fish; roasted lamb; roasted new potatoes, fingerling potatoes, or baby carrots; sandwiches as a dipping sauce; grilled bread; or raw oysters on the half shell.
Grilled Skirt Steak with Mint Chimichurri and Honey-Roasted Sunchokes
This dinner is a play on classic meat and potatoes—with amped up flavor from the herby sauce. The sunchokes are roasted with a touch of honey until tantalizingly caramelized.
Here, versatile chimichurri sauce brightens the flavor of simply steamed broccoli. You won't regret tossing the florets in this high-flavor combo—it'll delight your tastebuds.
Chimichurri Steak Tacos with Pickled Vegetables
Raw chicken skin renders out most of its fat in the oven for a crispy, mouthwatering taco topper. Trust us, you've never ever tasted a dinner so delicious!
Drizzle over gazpacho, or toss with cooked shrimp and pasta for a zingy Argentine-inspired scampi. Adding whole garlic cloves to the food processor first seasons the work bowl so the sauce picks up more garlic flavor.
London Broil with Chimichurri
Vibrant, acidic chimichurri is a great condiment for simply grilled or roasted meats. Here, the sauce doubles as a marinade.
This Argentinian herb sauce is a classic topping for grilled beef, whether it's a burger, steak, or kebab. Choose your own dinner menu from these favorite recipes.
Chimichurri Mac and Cheese
Chimichurri revs up basic mac and cheese with tangy flavors. You can also serve this in individual ramekins or small serving skillets.
Grilled Lamb Chops with Roasted Summer Squash and Chimichurri
With juicy lamb and the freshest squash, this is a perfect summer grilling recipe. Also, a quick blanching in boiling water mellows the garlic slightly.
Chimichurri Halibut Tacos
Green-hued chimichurri sauce, composed of parsley, oregano, cumin, and garlic, is simply irresistible wrapped in a taco. The blend of seasonings gives the halibut a distinct, bold taste.
Grilled Jicama, Radishes, Scallions, and Chicken with Asian-Style "Chimichurri"
This piquant herb sauce gets depth from anchovies and brightness from lime juice. To tone down the contrast, start by using less of each and taste and add as you go. If your grill is large enough, you can cook the vegetables and chicken all at once. Serve with a scoop of brown rice, and you're all set.
Pan-Grilled Halibut with Chimichurri
Tangy herb sauce over pan-grilled fresh fish makes an impressive 30-minute meal.
Grilled Lamb Chops and Mint Chimichurri
Compliment pan-grilled lamb chops with chimichurri, a sauce made of fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil.
Cumin-Pepper Flank Steak with Horseradish Chimichurri
Chimichurri, the thick herb sauce made popular in Argentina, takes flank steak to the next level. To complete the meal, serve with with whole wheat flour tortillas and sautéed sliced carrots.