With the sun constantly shining, get ‘asado’ ready! Besides the grilled steak, there are other essentials that constitute to a perfect BBQ, such as the chimichurri sauce. This bright-green pesto-like sauce is a staple in Argentina’s cuisine, and guess what? It’s super easy to make!
Ingredients (serves 6):
6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 small bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 small bunch fresh oregano, finely chopped
½ bunch thyme, picked
½ bunch spring onions, finely chopped
1 tbsp. chilli flakes
1 tsp. paprika
Juice of 2 lemons
¼ cup Balsamic vinegar
Sea salt and pepper to season
Combine all of the ingredients apart from salt, pepper & oil, in a bowl & mix well, leave at room temperature for 1 hour.
Whisk in enough olive oil to cover ingredients, season with salt and pepper and mix well. Set aside at room temperature to allow the flavors to marry. BBQ your steak & drizzle with large amounts of chimichurri.