Argentinian-style Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

June 11, 2014

Soccer’s ultimate showdown is officially underway and we’re firing up some flavor packed recipes from several of the top competing countries including this one from Argentina.

In Argentina, folks take their beef quite seriously, seasoning it very simply before grilling it to perfection over live fire.  Once cooked, the meat is often served alongside a flavor packed sauce such as the chimichurri featured in this recipe for Argentinian-style grilled skirt steak.

Argentenian Grilled Skirt Steak and Chimichurri Sauce

Argentinian-style Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce


Argentinian-style Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

(serves 4)


  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp. minced onion
  • 2 skirt steaks cut in half
  • Salt and pepper



Prepare grill for high heat cooking.  Combine parsley, garlic, olive oil, red wine vinegar, red pepper flakes, and onion in a food processor or blender and puree until ingredients are fully combined.  Season with salt and pepper and set aside until ready to use.

Season skirt steak liberally on both side with salt and pepper.   Place skirt steak on the grill and grill for 4-5 minutes per side until nicely browned.

Grilling skirt steak

Grilling Skirt Steak

Remove steak from the grill and allow it to rest for 10 minutes before slicing against the grain.  Serve immediately with chimichurri sauce.

Grilled skirt steak and chimichurri sauce

Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

- Clint Cantwell, Editor

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