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How To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Chimichurri At Home

How To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Chimichurri At Home

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Gordon Ramsay’s chimichurri recipe is simple but adds a blast of flavor to your steak. This versatile Argentinian sauce can be used when cooking your steak or chicken. You can also serve it in a bowl along with your grilled meats. It adds a beautiful green element to your meal. 

The chimichurri is an Argentinian sauce mainly made with parsley, oregano, garlic, and red vinegar; not to be confused with chimichanga, which is a Spanish fried burrito. Gordon Ramsay serves the chimichurri with fried steak and white bean chorizo. He amps the game by making a delish sauce but not with all the above-mentioned ingredients. His version instead has garlic, sugar, cilantro, parsley, salt, mint, dill, lemon juice, zest, and olive oil. 

Gordon showcased this recipe on his famous, if not controversial, show; Hell’s Kitchen. You can also learn the skirt steak recipe and the white bean chorizo recipe from that episode. Also, Gordon Ramsay uses mortar and pestle to make the sauce but you can use a blender. My purpose here is to just tell you about the chimichurri recipe and that I will. But first, check out some other recipes from the Chef’s delight.

1. Gordon Ramsay’s Stir Fry– Cook a healthy and scrumptious home meal with stir fry recipe from Gordon Ramsay. It is really easy to make and takes no time.

2. Gordon Ramsay’s Chimichurri– This green sauce is a splendid addition to your grilled meats and adds a great deal of taste to any dish it is added to.

3. Gordon Ramsay’s Scrambled Eggs– This is a great breakfast to start your day with. You can get both; taste as well as nutrition with this dish.

4. Gordon Ramsay’s Dauphinoise Potatoes– Gordon Ramsay hits the right notes when it comes to French recipes. The super creamy potatoes are easy to make and will be ready in no time.

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What Equipment Will You Need For Gordon Ramsay’s Chimichurri?

  • Mortar and Pestle- Gordon Ramsay uses mortal and pestle to crush and mix and mash everything. If you don’t want to work up a sweat, you can use a blender but don’t tell Gordon.
  • Serving Bowl- When you have made the sauce, you’ll need something to serve it in. I suggest you serve it in a serving bowl.

How Much Time Do You Need To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Chimichurri?

Preparation Time Resting Time Total Minutes
5 Minutes 5 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need For Gordon Ramsay’s Chimichurri?

  • Garlic- Garlic gives the sauce a very strong smell and flavor. The garlicky essence goes great with steak and is one of the main ingredients of the sauce.
  • Fresh Cilantro- Cilantro gives the sauce a grass-like flavor and a vibrant green color.
  • Fresh Dill- Dill is added to bring a certain amount of freshness to the sauce. 
  • Fresh Mint- Fresh mint gives a sharp breeze of coolness to the sauce.
  • Fresh Parsley- Parsley has a very subtle taste of its own and its flavor doesn’t stand out in the array of flavors in the sauce. It adds to the beautiful green color though.
  • Coriander- Coriander spices things a little bit and is used to accentuate the cilantro flavor.
  • Lemon Juice and Zest- Lemon juice and zest are a great way to add a tangy flavor to the sauce. It is a great substitute for the usually used red vinegar. 
  • Olive Oil- Olive oil is used to emulsify the sauce as well as bring all the ingredients together.
  • Coarse Salt- A little bit of salt is a must to make the dish savory and elevate the flavors.
  • Sugar- The sugar balances the tanginess of the lemon and gives a mild sweet taste.
Chimichurri Sauce in a mortar and pestle

Steps To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Chimichurri

There are just two simple steps to make the chimichurri sauce.

1. Use The Mortal and Pestle

Put the cilantro, dill, coriander, mint, and parsley in the mortar. Crush them with the pestle. Then, add coarse salt, sugar, garlic, zest, and olive oil and blend them with the pestle. 

2. Finish It With A Little Bit Lemon

When everything has blended, put it in the serving bowl. Top it with a little bit of lemon juice and you are ready to have the most delicious barbeque courtesy of the green chimichurri. 

Nutritional Information

Calories 76 kcal
Fats 8.2 g
Saturated Fats 1.1 g
Sodium 130 g
Potassium 30 g
Carbohydrates 0.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
Sugar 0.1 g
Protein 0.2 g

How Will The Recipe Look And Taste?

If you didn’t get my million green color references in the article, let me say it again, the chimichurri looks vibrantly green. The sauce might look a bit chunky if you blend it in a mortar and pestle. If you want a smoother consistency, you should use a blender. The sauce tastes a bit tangy and savory. Also, it feels a little grass-like and the mint adds a coolness. The strong flavor of the garlic goes great with grilled meats.

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Gordon Ramsay’s Chimichurri Recipe

Gordon Ramsay’s chimichurri recipe is a simple yet flavorful one. The cilantro, mint, parsley, dill, and coriander give this sauce a beautiful and vibrant green color. The strong flavor comes from garlic and the tang from the lemon.

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Mortal and Pestle
Serving Bowl
  • ½ clove Garlic
  • 1 ½ cup Fresh Parsley
  • 1 cup Fresh Cilantro
  • ¼ cup Fresh Dill
  • ¼ cup Fresh Mint
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander
  • 1 Lemon Zest
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • ½ cup Olive Oil
  • ¼ teaspoon Coarse Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • In a mortal, add cilantro, coriander, dill, mint, and parsley. Crush them with a pestle.
  • Then, add garlic, lemon zest, salt, sugar, and olive oil. Using a pestle, blend everything well.
  • Transfer this sauce to a serving bowl and top it with some lemon juice. Your chimichurri is ready.


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