Red Chimichurri

Red Chimichurri
Photo by Kirsty TG / Unsplash

Credit: Ballistic BBQ

Source: Wood Fired Steak on the Franklin PK Grill | Mad Scientist BBQ

Makes 8 Servings


  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 or 2 small hot chiles, minced
  • 1 cup roasted red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley, lightly packed
  • 1 cup olive oil (add until desired consistency)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Mix the vinegar with the minced garlic, shallot, hot pepper and roasted red pepper and let this sit for 10 minutes or so to mellow out.
  • Mix all the remaining (olive oil to desired consistency) ingredients together and let the sauce sit for at least a few minutes, or, better yet, an hour, before serving at room temperature.