April 29, 2024

Grilled Skirt Steak + the BEST Chimichurri

Grilled Skirt Steak + the BEST Chimichurri
Grilled Skirt Steak + the BEST Chimichurri is a simple yet impressive dish that is always a crowd-pleaser, perfect for backyard barbecues, intimate dinners, or a casual weeknight meal.
Why This Grilled Skirt Steak & Chimichurri Will Be Your New Grilling Go-To:
Effortless Elegance: Skirt steak is a cut bursting with flavor that cooks quickly, making it ideal for busy weeknights or effortless entertaining.
Unlocking Flavor Potential: The simple marinade enhances the natural beefy taste of the steak, while the chimichurri adds a vibrant and herbaceous counterpoint.
The Ultimate Chimichurri: This recipe takes chimichurri to the next level! Fresh herbs, garlic, and a touch of red pepper flakes create a symphony of flavors that perfectly complement the grilled steak.
Customizable Canvas: Feel free to personalize your chimichurri! Add a touch of your favorite hot sauce for extra heat, or swap some herbs for others like mint or oregano.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 793 kcal


For the Steak:

  • 3 lbs skirt steak
  • 1 orange, for juice
  • 1 lime, for juice
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper

For the Chimichurri:

  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil


For the Steak:

  • Place all the ingredients for the steak in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag and all to marinade for at least 20 minutes, or overnight.
  • Remove from the fridge about 15 minutes before you begin grilling.
  • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  • Grill the steak for 4-5 minutes per side for medium-rare, or to your desired doneness.
  • Remove the steak from the grill and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  • Serve the steak with chimichurri sauce.

For the Chimichurri

  • In a food processor, combine the parsley, cilantro, vinegar, garlic, oregano and crushed red pepper. Process until smooth; season with salt and pepper. Transfer the sauce to a bowl and pour the olive oil over the mixture. Let stand for at least 15 minutes so the flavors infuse the oil.


Serving: 1gCalories: 793kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 76gFat: 52gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 31gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 214mgSodium: 1480mgPotassium: 1129mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 465IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 50mgIron: 7mg
Keyword 30 minute meal, Dairy-free, game-day, gluten-free, kid-friendly
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One Comment

  1. Fernando May 25, 2023 at 10:08 pm - Reply

    Muy Buena receta veraniega,este chimichurri es muy tentador,tiene todos Los ingredientes necesarios como para soñar

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