Chimichurri sauce recipe

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Chimichurri sauce is originally from Argentina and has a sharp, herby taste. This quick and easy recipe is as cheap as chips to make and goes lovely with lots of meats

Green Chimichurri Sauce recipe.
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time
Total Time5 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Chimichurri sauce is the perfect accompaniment to beef and this chimichurri recipe can also be used as a marinade.

A recipe that originated in the South American country of Argentina, chimichurri is a sharp herby sauce traditionally served as an accompaniment to grilled meats. It’s a quick sauce to make and so simple to whizz together in a blender. You only need a handful of fresh ingredients - some you can even grow at home!

When you know how to make chimichurri sauce you have a dressing that can be used for so many meals! It's cheap as chips to make, too.

Try serving chimichurri over steak, roast chicken or grilled fish fillets. If you want a chunkier sauce you can forgo the blender and simply combine the ingredients by hand. Easy!


  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Small bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • Small bunch parsley, roughly chopped
  • 2tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 75ml olive oil




  1. In a mini blender, whizz up all the ingredients together until smooth. Taste for seasoning and serve.
Top Tip for making Chimichurri sauce

For a fiery kick, add one deseeded green chilli to the recipe.

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