Deep Fried Dictionary: Chimichurri

Chimichurri: Parsley sauce that usually tops meat; Argentinean.

Basically a Latin American pesto but used on steak or chicken rather than pasta, etc. Typical ingredients include parsley, oregano, garlic, oil, vinegar and pepper but as long as there’s parsley, oil and vinegar you can kinda just go nuts.

Not to be confused with chimichurris (plural), a Dominican street food that is like a burger OR chimichanga(s), a fried burrito. Confusion all around us. Chimichangas are good, they just fry the thing, kind of a “why not” situation, as far as I’m concerned…

Recipe to try: Chimichurri from Epicurious. Food process and you’re done! Get Latin, people.

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