Chimichurri is a parsley-based sauce from Argentina. Look a lot like a liquid pesto, chimichurri is a great condiment for grilled meats, chicken and seafood. It's very easy to make and will keep for a few days. Enjoy!
1 cup firmly packed fresh flat-leaf parsley, trimmed of thick stems
5-6 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons fresh oregano (or 2 teaspoons dried oregano)
½ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine or sherry vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1. Finely chop (by hand or with a food processor) the parsley, fresh oregano, and garlic. Place in a small bowl.
2. Stir in the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Adjust seasonings.
3. Serve immediately or refrigerate. If chilled, return to room temperature before serving.