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Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

Use this South American marinade to spice up chicken, steak, or veggies, or try our Grilled Shrimp with Peppers, Tomatoes, and Chimichurri.

  • yield: Makes 1 cup


  • 1/3 cup chopped basil
  • 1/4 cup minced chives
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt, pepper, and chile flakes, to taste


  1. Step 1

    Mix together chopped basil, minced chives, chopped parsley, chopped dill, chopped mint, minced garlic, lemon zest, and extra-virgin olive oil. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and chile flakes.

Body+Soul, July/August 2010