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Hot & spicy Argentinian green chimichurri sauce

Authentic Chimichurri (Argentinian Salsa)

Authentic Chimichurri sauce is an ultimate delight. Flavors of the fresh herbs and spices give it just the perfect blend.  It’s hard to find a replacement that complements grilled food better than anything else.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword chimichurri sauce, chimichurri sauce cilantro, chimichurri sauce for steak, chimichurri sauce recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 People
Author Joyjeet Sarkar


  • 1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped or  minced
  • 2 small Red chilies or one large red chili deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp coarse salt
  • fresh ground pepper to taste


  • At first, get all the ingredients and chop them finely.  Mince the garlic as well.
  • In a bowl add half cup olive oil.  Now add all other chopped ingredients and mix them together.
  • After these steps allow it to rest for 10 to 15 minutes so that the oil has all the flavors ingredients used.  The best time is around 2-3hours  if you have time.
  • For the purpose of grilling or barbecuing it can be used to baste meat (Chicken or steaks).  If you want you can use it as a marinade or add a couple of peace pools over your grilled meat.


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Nutrition Facts
Authentic Chimichurri Sauce
Amount Per serving of 1 tbsp (15 g)
Calories 60             Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
                                              Fat 6g                                            -
  Saturated Fat 0.4g                -
Cholesterol 5mg                      0%
Sodium 95mg                          4%
                                              Carbohydrates 1g                   -
   Fiber 0g                                0%
                                                      Net carbs 1g
                                               Protein 0.2g
Vitamin A 0µg                         0%
Vitamin C 0mg                         0%
         Calcium 0mg                            0%          
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition is generally for one serving. The number of servings is stated above and is my estimate of the normal serving size for this recipe.
All nutritional information is estimated and may vary from your actual results. This is home cooking, and there are many variables. To taste ingredients such as salt will be my estimate of the average user.