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Chimichurri Sauce

Categories: Allergy-Free, Entertaining, Grilling Ideas, Spicy
Type: Sauces

A spicy sauce from Argentina that is great with grilled salmon

Prep Time: prep 5 mins

Serves: makes 6-8 servings


  • 2 cups chopped parsley
  • 1 / 3 cup plus 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chopped oregano
  • 1 / 4 tsp crushed hot red pepper
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
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  1. Purée the parsley, oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, hot pepper, and 2 tbsp water in a blender. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. If desired, thin the sauce with oil or water before serving.
  • prep 5 mins

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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