Chimichurri (Argentine Parsley-Garlic Sauce for Grilled Meats)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This pungent herb sauce originated in Argentina. Chimichurri is the classic accompaniment to Churrasco (Argentine Grilled Meat Marinade ). You can also use chimichurri as a marinade. Please note that the sauce is usually refrigerated for several days before using. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add the parsley, garlic, oregano, paprika, salt, cayenne and vinegar (not the olive oil yet) to a blender or food processor and pulse to process well, but do not puree. Leave a little chunky.
  2. Remove to a bowl and stir in the olive oil. Let stand for least 30 minutes to mingle flavors and serve at room temperature. It is recommended to let sit in the refrigerator for a few days.
Most Helpful

Very authentic chimichurri sauce. I used freshly ground black pepper instead of cayenne as well as 1 tsp of paprika. Will definittely make this again!

MTL~cook September 12, 2011