Chimichurri
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon Ready in 5 min

This quick Argentine spicy herb sauce recipe is perfect served with steak. Use fresh mint, oregano and red chillies.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
176kcals
Fat
18.5g (2.6g saturated)
Protein
0.5g
Carbohydrates
1.6g (0.8g sugar)
Fibre
0.1g
Salt
trace
Calories
176kcals
Fat
18.5g (2.6g saturated)
Protein
0.5g
Carbohydrates
1.6g (0.8g sugar)
Fibre
0.1g
Salt
trace

Ingredients

  • Large handful of fresh mint leaves
  • Handful of fresh oregano, leaves picked
  • 1-2 red chillies, seeds removed or left in, according to taste
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 150ml light olive oil

Method

  1. Whizz all the ingredients apart from the olive oil in a food processor with plenty of seasoning until roughly chopped.
  2. Add the oil and whizz until you have a finely chopped salsa.
  3. Taste and adjust the seasoning, then chill, covered with cling film, for no longer than 6 hours (to keep it fresh).

delicious. tips

  1. Chimichurri is usually made with parsley and oregano, but using mint instead of parsley works well with steak.

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