Chimichurri is the best accompaniment to any Braai (BBQ) or grilled meats! Chimichurri is a loose oil-based salad dressing or salsa, used to accompany braaied meats or as a marinade for poultry or fish. Great with anything cooked over the fire.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time30 mins
 ½ cup Olive Oil
 2 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
 ½ cup Fresh Parsley, chopped
 4 teaspoons Garlic
 1 tablespoon Chili (finely chopped)
 ¾ teaspoon Dried Oregano
 1 tablespoon Salt
 ½ teaspoon Pepper
 ½ cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped (optional, but loved by South African's)
1

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Allow rest for 5-10 Minutes minutes to release all of the flavours into the oil before using.

2

Chimichurri can be prepared earlier than needed, and refrigerated for 24 hours, if needed.

3

Use to baste meats (chicken or steaks) while grilling or barbecuing. We don't use it as a marinade, but choose to baste our meats with chimichurri instead. However, you can use it as a marinade if you wish.

4

Slice your braaied rump steak in strips at an angle and spoon sauce over your steak to serve.

Ingredients

 ½ cup Olive Oil
 2 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
 ½ cup Fresh Parsley, chopped
 4 teaspoons Garlic
 1 tablespoon Chili (finely chopped)
 ¾ teaspoon Dried Oregano
 1 tablespoon Salt
 ½ teaspoon Pepper
 ½ cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped (optional, but loved by South African's)

Directions

1

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Allow rest for 5-10 Minutes minutes to release all of the flavours into the oil before using.

2

Chimichurri can be prepared earlier than needed, and refrigerated for 24 hours, if needed.

3

Use to baste meats (chicken or steaks) while grilling or barbecuing. We don't use it as a marinade, but choose to baste our meats with chimichurri instead. However, you can use it as a marinade if you wish.

4

Slice your braaied rump steak in strips at an angle and spoon sauce over your steak to serve.

Chimichurri Braai Sauce