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A small copper pan filled with a bright green sauce

Chimichurri sauce

Published: October 22, 2021 at 11:56 am
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Bright green herbs pair with red chilli to create a zingy sauce for drizzling over steaks, roasted vegetables and fresh salads

  • Vegetarian

Accompany your perfect steak with this vibrant chimichurri sauce, or check out our recipes for cheese sauce, white sauce, peppercorn sauce, blue cheese sauce and romesco sauce.


  • 2 long shallots, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 red chilli, roughly chopped
  • a small bunch coriander, leaves picked
  • a small bunch flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked
  • a handful of leaves oregano
  • 4 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 5 tbsp olive oil


  • STEP 1

    Tip the shallots into a small food processor, then peel the garlic and add it along with the red chilli. Pulse until finely chopped.

  • STEP 2

    Add the coriander, parsley, oregano, red wine vinegar and olive oil. Season and pulse again until the mixture is saucy, then serve.

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