Stupid-Easy Recipe for Churrasco with Chimichurri (#1 Top-Rated)


Throughout Latin America, churrasco traditionally refers to steak cooked on a grill. We kept the typical lime and garlic marinade but seared the meat on the stovetop to make the recipe weeknight-friendly. A big spoonful of the zesty fresh herb-chili sauce called chimichurri adds loads of flavor.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Churrasco with Chimichurri.

1. Info for Churrasco with Chimichurri

  • Cook Time: 46 min
  • Total Time: 46 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 581.53 kcal

2. Ingredients for Churrasco with Chimichurri

  • 1.5 pounds beef sirloin flap
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large lime, juiced, about ¼ cup juice per lime
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • .5 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • .5 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oregano, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • .25 teaspoon red pepper flakes

3. Directions:

  1. Place beef in a large resealable bag. Add garlic salt, 2 tablespoons olive oil, lime juice, and garlic cloves. Seal, press with fingers to distribute ingredients. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Make the chimichurri: Place the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk together until well combined. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook beef flaps for 5 minutes on each side. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice, serve and top with chimichurri sauce.

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