CHIMICHURRI STEAK

Chimichurri Steak is the dinner recipe you want to make if you’re looking for a perfectly cook steak smothered in a fresh and flavorful garlic herb sauce! 

Chimichurri Steak is the dinner recipe you want to make if you’re looking for a perfectly cook steak smothered in a fresh and flavorful garlic herb sauce!


Ingredients

Chimichurri Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves packed, stems removed (this was about 0.5 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup oregano leaves packed
  • 1 cup Italian parsley leaves packed, stems removed (I used an entire bunch)

Steak:
  • 2 pounds rib eye steak can use Flat Iron or Flank steak too
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
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Instructions

To make Chimichurri sauce:
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large food processor or blender. Pulse until a pesto-like thick sauce forms. Scrape sides as needed to fully mix all ingredients.
  2. Store leftovers in airtight container in the refrigerator. Will last several days without browning.

To make steak:
  1. Allow steaks to reach room temperature.
  2. Coat both sides of steak with salt and pepper. Heat grill pan to high heat and add olive oil.
  3. pan seared rib eye steak
  4. Cook steaks, turning only once, until browned on each side and internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F (for medium rare) or 155 degrees F (for medium). Remove from pan and allow to rest at least 5 minutes before slicing into thin strips, against the grain.
  5. To serve, top with Chimichurri sauce.

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