Cilantro Chimichurri Recipe

Rating 5.0
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Cilantro chimichurri busts with fresh herbaceous flavor. This chimichurri with cilantro, parsley, and Thai basil gets its lip-smacking zesty flavor from a blend of red wine vinegar and lemon juice.
Side Dish
Mexican
9
ingredients
4
steps
10
minutes
Having worked in both the culinary and hospitality industries, Chef Joy is an entrepreneur combining his creativity and service skills to provide memorable experiences for his clients. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in the culinary arts, Chef Joy has worked as a sous chef, caterer, private chef and supervisor. Along his journey, he has fed everyone from restaurant patrons and private clients to summer campers and seniors. And now, he's eager show his skills in your kitchen.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
2 cup(s)
finely chopped parsley
1 cup(s)
finely chopped cilantro
1/2 cup(s)
finely chopped Thai basil leaves
1 cup(s)
red wine vinegar, divided
4 cup(s)
olive oil, divided
2 oz
fresh lemon juice, divided
2 tblsp
minced garlic
1 tblsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1 tblsp
salt

Directions 4 steps | 10 Minutes

Step 1

In a mixing bowl, place the finely chopped parsley, cilantro and Thai basil leaves.

Step 2

Add ½ cup of red wine vinegar, two cups of olive oil, one ounce of fresh lemon juice, minced garlic, crushed red pepper flakes and salt. Mix until well combined. 

Step 3

Taste to make sure the flavor is correct. It should have a mildly acidic flavor with a strong herb flavor. Add more oil if too acidic or add more lemon and red wine vinegar if too oily. If necessary, add more salt to taste. 

Step 4

Serve paired with churrasco steak or store the chimichurri in an airtight container. Enjoy! (See notes 1.)


Notes:

  1. Chimichurri can be kept in an airtight container for about 10 days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
1945
FAT
216.4 g
PROTEIN
1.5 g
CARBS
5.1 g

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Sarah D.

Sarah

28 Jul 2022

I'm obsessed with chimichurri and the addition of the Thai basil in this recipe is so nice!

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Tiffany L.

Tiffany

Cozymeal Team Member

25 Jul 2022

This recipe is delicious paired with steak!

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