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Grilled Churrasco With Green and Red Chimichurri

Cuisine: Argentinean
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Like the more famous green chimichurri, red chimichurri adds layers of flavor to a perfectly grilled steak.

This is a delicious recipe that can be made with either skirt steak or flat-iron steak. Chimichurri is a green sauce used for grilled meat, originally from South America. It is made of finely-chopped parsley, minced garlic, vegetable oil, oregano, and white vinegar.

Here, we have two variations of it in this grilled churrasco steak recipe. The red counterpart is a bit spicier and smokier. It's a perfect dinner recipe!


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Grilled Churrasco
  1. Heat grill to 375 ºF. Season meat with salt and pepper on both sides. Grease the grill with a paper towel before turning up the heat. Once the grill reaches 375 °F, cook the meat 3 minutes per side for medium rare, 5 minutes per side for well done. Remove from grill to a plate. Slice on the bias. Serve with chimichurri sauces.
Classic Green Chimichurri Sauce
  1. Combine parsley, cilantro, oregano, garlic and scallions in a bowl. Stir in the oil and vinegar, season to taste with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve with the churrasco.
Red Chimichurri (Chimichurri Rojo)
  1. Combine all of the ingredients and mix well. Refrigerated, this keeps for 1 month.
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