Grilled Chicken Breasts With Chimichurri Sauce

Recipe by WI Cheesehead
READY IN: 30mins




  • To make chimichurri sauce: In food processor fitted with metal blade, puree garlic.
  • Add parsley and process until finely chopped.
  • Add 3/4 cup oil, vinegar, water or chicken broth, and seasonings, and process.
  • Taste for seasoning and adjust if necessary. It should be very flavorful and spicy.
  • For marinade: In small mixing bowl, combine 3 tablespoons of the chimichurri sauce, with remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and mix until smooth; taste for seasoning.
  • Place chicken breasts in a sealable bag and pour in marinade, making sure marinade is evenly distributed.
  • Zip bag and refrigerate 1/2 hour to 4 hours.
  • Prepare barbecue for medium-heat grilling.
  • Remove chicken from marinade and grill about 3 inches from flame, 7 to 10 minutes on each side or until no pink color is showing.
  • Place on platter and serve with sauce on the side.
  • Advance prep. tip: The sauce can be made up to 6 days ahead, covered and refrigerated. Remove from fridge half an hour before serving.