How to Make Chimichurri at Home
Chimichurri is a delicious sauce that is used in Argentinean cuisine. It’s very easy to make and a perfect accompaniment to meat cuts, empanadas, chorizos, and fish. You can prepare it just by chopping the ingredients or by blending them.
5-Minute Crafts will show you how to make it easily. Don’t miss the special recipe we left for you at the end of the article.
- ½ cup oil
- 4 cloves garlic
- 75 g parsley
- 2 tbsp oregano
- 3 tbsp white vinegar
- 6 basil leaves
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Crush the 4 cloves of garlic in a mortar until you get a paste.
- Remove the stems and chop the parsley leaves very finely.
Place the ingredients one by one in the blender or food processor, depending on the texture you prefer.
- Blend until all of the ingredients are well mixed and you get a homogenous sauce. You can also stop processing before to get a more rustic taste.
Pour in a glass container and save in the fridge. Preferably let the chimichurri sit there for a couple of days before using it.
Bonus: How to make choripán with chimichurri
- 1 chorizo per each choripan you want to make
- 1 baguette for each chorizo
- Prick the chorizos with a fork or cut them in half lengthwise.
- Place them on a hot grill until they are crispy on the outside and cooked on the inside.
- Cut the baguettes in half and place them on the grill to brown.
- Place a spoonful of chimichurri inside the bread, place the chorizo and add another spoonful of chimichurri to cover the top.