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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Step 1

  • Crush the 4 cloves of garlic in a mortar until you get a paste.
  • Remove the stems and chop the parsley leaves very finely.

Step 2

  • Place the ingredients one by one in the blender or food processor, depending on the texture you prefer.

Step 3

  • 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.

Step 4

  • 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

Ingredients:

  • chorizo per each choripan you want to make
  • 1 baguette for each chorizo
  • Chimichurri

Instructions:

  • 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.
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