This is the ideal barbecue sauce, a pungent mix of parsley, onion and garlic, with olive oil and lemon juice. On the Argentinian pampas, the gauchos eat it with an asado: meat (typically a whole bullock) roasted over an open fire.

Dips and Salsa Recipes from South America: Chimichurri Sauce - Argentinian Chimichurri Marinade

Dips and Salsa Recipes from South America

These traditional Argentinian recipes will give you a taste of the country's complex culture. Try main dishes, sides, desserts, and drinks.


Homemade chimichurri sauce or marinade is an Argentinian sauce used on meats, burgers, and as a spread. Made with parsley, garlic, and olive oil.


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Grilled Ribeye with Chimichurri and Red Chile Mustard

Chimichurri sauce is a tangy herbal accompaniment that can liven up any meat or poultry dish.

The Best Sausage Sandwich You'll Ever Eat (a.k.a. Choripán) - grill the sausage and put on a crusty hoagie roll with tomatoes, lettuce,  and chimichurri sauce #sandwich #bbq


Sausage Sandwich - Choripan is a sandwich made with sausage, tomatoes, lettuce, and topped with chimichurri sauce

Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

Adds tons of flavor to Steaks, Poultry, Fish & Veggies

Chimichurri sauce / 1 cup fresh Italian parsley leaves, lightly packed 3/4 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili flakes 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper INSTRUCTIONS  Combine all ingredients in food processor, and pulse until parsley and garlic are finely chopped. Taste and adjust seasonings if needed.

Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri sauce

Chimichurri sauce: & cup packed fresh parsley & cup packed fresh cilantro (or parsley) 6 cloves garlic, chopped & cup extra-virgin olive oil & cup red or white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes