Sirloin Steak With Chimichurri Sauce is a flavorful and easy recipe for your Whole30 dinner tonight! Seasoned steak topped with a homemade chimichurri sauce is bursting with fresh vibrant flavors that will dance on your palate! It’s garlicky, herby, spicy and tangy all at the same time!
Chimichurri Steak Recipe
Sometimes you just need to punch up the flavor of your steak dinner. A few spices rubbed on your steak and chimichurri sauce drizzled on top are the answer!
I made this chimichurri steak with a boneless sirloin but you can also make it with skirt steak (my favorite cut of beef!) or a flank steak.
Honestly folks, there’s nothing quite like a wonderfully seasoned steak topped with a sauce made of fresh herbs and spices that adds garlic and spice notes.
Make it Whole30
If you are doing a Whole30 meal plan then you need to add this Sirloin With Chimichurri Sauce recipe to your menu rotation! All the ingredients in this recipe follow Whole30 guidelines, just be certain that your red wine vinegar is Whole30 compliant.
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I hand chopped the ingredients of my chimichurri sauce for a bit of texture but you can pulse it in the food processor if you prefer a smooth herb sauce. I love using my mini food processor for small sauces like this one.
You also can either broil or grill the steak while the flavors of your chimichurri sauce are marrying. Ok, my mouth is watering right now, how about yours?
What is chimichurri sauce made of?
Chimichurri Sauce is typically made of finely chopped parsley, minced garlic, olive oil, oregano and red wine vinegar. I’ve also added chopped red onion, a bit of fresh jalapeno for a touch of heat, fresh oregano for an extra herb flavor and kosher salt to make all the flavors “pop”!
What is chimichurri sauce?
Chimichurri sauce is an Argentinean fresh herb sauce that is typically served over grilled meat. It is very much like an Italian pesto and is just as versatile. It actually can be served tossed with pasta, over vegetables, on bread….it’s not just for grilled meat anymore!
What does chimichurri sauce taste like?
Quick and easy to make, Chimichurri Sauce is garlicky, herby, spicy and tangy all at the same time! Serve it over a perfectly seasoned and grilled steak and the fresh vibrant flavors of Spice-Rubbed Sirloin With Chimichurri Sauce will be dancing on your palate!
How to make steak with chimichurri sauce
- For homemade chimichurri sauce, combine parsley, olive oil, vinegar, oregano, jalapeno, red onion and kosher salt. Let stand while preparing sirloin.
- For seasoned grilled steak,preheat broiler or prepare grill for direct heat grilling.
- Season sirloin with chili powder and kosher salt and broil or grill, turning once, until steak is desired doneness. Steak will register 145F on meat thermometer when cooked to medium-rare.
- Let sirloin stand 5 minutes, then slice and serve with Chimichurri Sauce.
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Delicious when made with flank steak or skirt steak too!
- Drizzle the chimichurri sauce over cooked chicken or seafood
- Add cilantro to the chimichurri sauce for added flavor
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- extra virgin olive oil
- red wine vinegar
- fresh oregano
- red onion
- kosher salt
- boneless sirloin
- chili powder
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Spice-Rubbed Sirloin With Chimichurri Sauce is a flavorful and easy recipe for dinner tonight! Seasoned steak topped with a homemade chimichurri sauce is bursting with fresh vibrant flavors that will dance on your palate! It's garlicky, herby, spicy and tangy all at the same time!
In bowl combine parsley, olive oil, vinegar, oregano, jalapeno, red onion and kosher salt. Let stand while preparing sirloin.
Prepare grill for direct heat grilling or preheat broiler.
Season sirloin with chili powder and kosher salt and broil or grill, turning once, until steak is desired doneness. Steak will register 135F on meat thermometer when cooked to medium-rare.
Let sirloin stand 5 minutes, then slice and serve with Chimichurri Sauce.
Makes 4 servings and 1 cup chimichurri sauce.
First Published: August 27, 2016… Last Updated: January 7, 2021