Three different styles of chimichurri

We are going to make 3 different styles of chimichurri to brighten up some nice steaks. The original version is simply beautiful, but why not try to make it better.
Let’s make a spicy one with a nice afterburn and a jalapeño and cheese version to make it interesting.

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine Brazil
Servings 4 people
Calories 355 kcal


Classic chimichurri

  • ½ cup parsley chopped
  • 3 clove garlic
  • ½ cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp oregano dry
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Spicy chimichurri

  • 1 piece chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • ½ piece red hot chili pepper
  • 2 tbsp lime juice

Cheese chimichurri

  • 1 tbsp pickled jalapeño
  • 75 gram English Cheddar


Classic chimichurri

  • Chop the garlic, sprinkle on some salt and use the top of your knife to work it into a paste.
  • Put it in a bowl with the parsley, the olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, and add some salt and pepper by taste.
  • Mix it all up and you’re done.

Spicy chimichurri

  • For the spicy version, you start with the classic chimichurri.
  • Add some chopped sun-dried tomato, chipotle pepper, and the half chili pepper. Now add the lime juice to brighten it up.

Cheese chimichurri

  • Again, start with the classic one.
  • Then we add some chopped pickled jalapeño with the grated English cheddar.



Calories: 355kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 5gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 810mgPotassium: 157mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1211IUVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 214mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Chimichurri, salsa, Sauce
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