Chimichurri sauce recipe – a classic from South America for a tasty meal

by Kremy

chicken breasts with chimichurri sauce

The spicy green Chimichurri sauce, which is traditionally served with grilled food in South America, is also enjoying increasing popularity in Europe. The aromatic classic actually comes from Argentina and is ideal for meat dishes. It is prepared based on red wine vinegar and olive oil. It all depends on the right spice mixture which definitely teases your appetite.

Chimichurri Sauce recipe ingredients

Chimichurri Sauce ingredients


olive oil – 100 ml

red wine vinegar – 2 tbsp

parsley – 20 g

garlic – 3 cloves

1 red chilli

dried oregano – ¾ tsp

salt – 1 tsp

black pepper – ½ tsp

How to make chimichurri sauce – Directions:

how to make Chimichurri sauce step by step

Chop parsley finely.

Chop garlic finely.

Remove the red chili’s seeds and chop it finely.

Sauce Chimichurri recipe and instructions

In a bowl add olive oil, chopped ingredients, red wine vinegar, dried oregano and season with salt and pepper.

Mix well and leave for 10 minutes to let the ingredients release all of the flavors.

Chimichurri recipe easy sauce ideas

Chimichurri can be used as a marinade for meats or as a sauce for chicken, steaks and vegetables. Also if you have leftovers, adding chimichurri will make everything more delicious.

Chimichurri and chicken breasts quick lunch


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