Chef John's Chimichurri Sauce

Chef John's Chimichurri Sauce

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Chef John 21654

"Chimichurri is a fabulous green sauce that's been steadily growing in popularity across the American restaurant landscape. This herby, garlicky, tangy, spicy, and very green condiment is great on all kinds of grilled meats."

Ingredients

15 m servings 255 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 255 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 27.3 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 304 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Combine oil, garlic, vinegar, salt, cumin, red pepper flakes, black pepper, cilantro, oregano, and parsley in a blender.
  2. Pulse blender 2 to 3 times; scrape down the sides using a rubber spatula. Repeat pulsing and scraping process until a thick sauce forms, about 12 times.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • To shave the parsley leaves from the stems, hold a sharp knife and cut parsley leaves from stems at a 45-degree angle.
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Makes about 1 cup of sauce. Use a regular mouth canning jar to make your next sauce measure the oil directly into the jar using the index on the side. Add the vinegar, spices, salt, pepper, a...

Wow, this was perfect. I always make chimichurri and usually just eyeball ingredients, taste, and add as needed. I followed this recipe almost exactly ,i tasted it and it was perfect! I didnt ha...

To give this recipe a 5 stars is an injustice. It really deserves 10 stars! I made this last night to go with a slow cooked beef shank in a wine reduction. It was amazing!!! The only thin...