Our chimichurri sauce recipe is an Argentine classic. We are not saying that this chimichurri sauce recipe is authentic. Our version draws inspiration from the best practices used to make chimichurri in Latin America. Chimichurri is a versatile sauce that can be used in a wide range of recipes. Just be creative.
Our chimichurri sauce recipe can be used as a dipping sauce and also as a marinade on any meat. Be it a chicken, beef, pork or fish, chimichurri is guaranteed to make it delicious. Vegetarians, don’t worry. In the following releases, we will show you great ways to put this sauce to good use.
The original recipe uses sunflower oil and red or white wine vinegar. Our version replaces sunflower oil with extra virgin olive oil and wine vinegar with apple cider vinegar. We do not consume alcohol anymore, hence we replaced wine vinegar with apple cider vinegar. In the past, we have used sunflower oil and white wine vinegar to make several batches of chimichurri sauce. They all tasted as good as the ‘non alcohol’ version we are about to show you today.
Make a generous quantity of chimichurri and let it sit on your kitchen counter or in your refrigerator for two to three days. Let the flavours blend in before using it as per your requirement. We are not saying you should not use it right away. Fresh chimichurri tastes good, but the aged ones taste great. The choice is yours.
Our chimichurri sauce recipe makes about 560 ml of chimichurri, with 44 kilo calories per tablespoon. You will need the following ingredients to make this chimchurri sauce recipe.
Ingredients, Measurements & Nutritional Values
|Parsley curls||80 grams|
|Coriander leaves||100 grams|
|Black peppercorn||1 teaspoon|
|Dried red chilli||2|
|Garlic soaked in olive oil||50 grams|
|Extra virgin olive oil||157 ml|
|Apple cider vinegar||125 ml|
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- Parsley is a great source of Vitamin C & A.
- An antioxidant called luteolin in parsley combines with oxygen radicals and prevents oxygen based damage to cells.
- Coriander is a good source of dietary fiber, manganese, magnesium and iron.
- Some acids present in coriander are known to reduce cholesterol levels in blood.
- Oleic acid, a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid present in olive oil lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) and improves the heart friendly good cholesterol (HDL).
- Apple cider vinegar is known to lower blood sugar levels and is a blessing for patients with type 2 diabetes.
Video Walk Through : Chimichurri Sauce Recipe
Instructions – Chimichurri Sauce Recipe
- Wash parsley and coriander thoroughly.
- Gather the leaves and save the stem for other recipes. If you prefer an earthy, bitter flavour, you could use the stems as well. But leaves yield best results in our chimichurri sauce recipe.
- Transfer the leaves to a blender. Add black peppercorns, dried red chillies, garlic soaked in extra virgin olive oil, extra virgin olive oil, apple cider vinegar and a little bit of salt. Blitz into a smooth paste.
- Pour the chimichurri sauce into a sterilized jar or a container with an air tight lid.
- Rest it for 2 to 3 days on your kitchen counter or in a refrigerator . You can also use it immediately, but for best results exercise some patience and you shall be rewarded.
Use our chimichurri sauce recipe as a dip or as a marinade or in whichever way you want.
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