Have you ever tried making chimichurri sauce?
The tangy green condiment that livens up cuts of grilled beef to seafood and salads with it's garlicky, zingy chilli kick is a must have in your arsenal of sauces.
What is Chimichurri sauce?
The vibrant green uncooked sauce hails from Argentina where it traditionally lives alongside succulent flame-grilled steaks. However, it's so versatile it can equally be used as a marinade, sauce or dressing.
Chimichurri Sauce Ingredients
Chimichurri is not only super simple to make, but the ingredients are also easy to source.
All you will need to make this Argentinian sauce is fresh parsley, thyme or coriander, green onions (scallions) fresh garlic cloves, crushed chilli flakes, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, mild olive oil salt and pepper to taste.
While chimichurri relies on a herb base, you could also try improvising and using bushy carrot tops that would otherwise go to waste in this carrot top chimichurri recipe from Tom Hunt at Poco in Bristol.
Follow this simple video recipe from Tasty where all the ingredients get blitzed together and then spooned over the top of a pan-fried hangar steak. It doesn't stop there, there are also other tips on how to champion chimichurri, like livening up chicken wings, roast potatoes and salad.