Hope you enjoy! Thanks, Ansh! Walnut-Crusted Chicken with Pomegranate Sauce, Chicken with Romesco Sauce and Saffron Cauliflower Rice, Chicken Tostadas with Black Bean Guacamole and Salsa Fresca, Chicken Scallopini with Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille, Sheet Pan Roast Chicken with Potatoes, Green Beans, Olives and Lemon, Cuban Chicken and Black Bean – Quinoa Bowls, Jamaican Jerk-Style Chicken with Black Bean and Mango Salsa. We like to combine three to four 1-quart bags in a gallon-size bag just to keep like dates together. Kills me! Or chicken! CHIMICHURRI: Just before grilling the chicken, combine all the ingredients for the chimichurri in a food processor. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Great recipe! Chicken + Chimichurri We shared how to cook up your chicken in the skillet but you can also bake it. We sure did! This recipe makes more chimichurri than you'll need for the chicken. Because of the parsley, it won’t turn a funky brown color as all-basil pesto does. Please do your own research with the products you're using if you have a serious health issue or are following a specific diet. Learn how your comment data is processed. Sure would be wonderful if basil could be hardy like rosemary and make it through our southern winter. Must have been! Spicy Basil Chimichurri is super easy to make and could possibly kick pesto to the curb as my way to preserve the summer bounty of basil! Some recipes also add red bell pepper. CHICKEN: Preheat a grill over medium-high heat. Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram. (Reserve some of the marinade. Lol. Pour the marinade into a zipper-top bag along with boneless skinless chicken breasts. Simply freeze the rest in small containers for a taste of summer all winter long! Combine all the chimichurri ingredients in a food processor:  Fresh basil, fresh parsley, a little onion, garlic, a jalapeno pepper or two, lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, salt and black pepper…. I’m often looking for different sauces to add to pasta. I like to use zipper-top bags to marinate chicken (and most proteins) because the marinade envelopes the protein more fully and you can just toss the bag and all when you’re done. The marinade is perfect too… I can’t wait to give this healthy recipe a try. Thanks so much, Susan! The Basil Chimichurri Sauce sounds delicious. F-OF uses cookies to ensure that you get the best experience on our website. [8] It may be served with grilled steaks or roasted sausages,[1] but also with poultry or fish. Your email address will not be published. Be sure to place the bag on a plate or in a bowl just in case the bag leaks. Citrus Grilled Chicken with Spicy Basil Chimichurri for a late summer Latin American celebration! Hope you enjoy! Spicy Chimichurri Sauce is a verdant condiment that’s perfect on steak, chicken, and fish. I think that chicken sounds amazing and then you go and add that chimichurri. And there is always chicken in our freezer. It’s sooooo good. It is made of finely chopped parsley, minced garlic, olive oil, oregano and red wine vinegar. Smear spoonfuls of Creamy Chimichurri Sauce over grilled corn on the cob for the perfect summer side dish. Chimichurri is always made from finely chopped parsley, but other seasonings used vary. I am stealing this one for my daughter. Your email address will not be published. I love the spicy basil chimichurri idea! Ooh, what a marvelous use of garden basil!!! Reduce heat to medium-low. Grilled Citrus Chicken with Spicy Basil Chimichurri is the perfect flavorful late summer way to change up your grilling routine! Trim them up so they’re ready to cook when you need them. This sounds a great alternative. [2] Another theory connects it to Basque tximitxurri 'hodgepodge', 'mixture of several things in no particular order'; many Basques settled in Argentina in the 19th century.[3]. It is made of finely chopped parsley, minced garlic, olive oil, oregano and red wine vinegar. Various, almost certainly false etymologies, purport to explain the name as a corruption of English words, most commonly the name "Jimmy Curry",[4][5] "Jimmy McCurry",[4][6] or "give me curry",[7] but no contemporary documentation of any of these stories has been found. MARINADE AND CHICKEN: Whisk together orange juice, garlic, olive oil, red wine vinegar, Worcestershire, cumin, oregano, salt, chipotle powder and black pepper. I recently pushed the envelope and made a Purslane Chimichurri for my Waste Not feature. Thanks, Liz! BTW, we were on the same wavelength this month? [8] Inclusion of red wine vinegar, garlic, salt, black pepper, oregano, red pepper flakes, and sunflower or olive oil is typical (plus a shot of hot water) [8][9] Some recipes add shallot or onion, and lemon juice. Thanks, Karen! . The nutritional information above is computer-generated and only an estimate. This version makes … Your email address will not be published. Classic chimichurri, the vinegary, garlicky, herbaceous Argentinian condiment is generally made from parsley or parsley and cilantro. Oooohhh… I love the idea of putting it with cauliflower! Can’t wait to give this yummy recipe a try!!! How to Serve Homemade Chimichurri: Steak – Slice grilled steak or pan-seared steak into strips then top with chimichurri sauce to serve. Hope she enjoys! I typically make mine with oregano, so I’ll have to try this version with basil! Place two chicken breasts halves in the bag so they lie flat and side-by-side in 1-quart freezer zipper-top bags. Freeze the rest in small containers. Although I don’t grow it myself, I often buy plants from the supermarket to have on my windowsill. Argentinian Chimichurri Chicken Recipe This recipe for Argentinian Chimichurri Chicken is the perfect way to change up your same old chicken routine. Like traditional non-creamy chimichurri, this sour cream-based sauce can be enjoyed as a flavorful condiment on grilled vegetables and proteins such as steak, pork, and chicken. If you prefer a spicier chimichurri, add 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes. [9] Chimichurri may be basted or spooned onto meat as it cooks, or onto the cooked surface of meat as it rests. Add chicken and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours.