Sliced skirt steak with chimichurri sauce

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 25 minutes
  • yield Yield: 4 1x
  • category Category: Beef
  • method Method: Grill
  • cuisine Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Ready in 30 minutes, this Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce is a quick and easy grilled dinner. The simple seasoning of the skirt steak pairs perfectly with the savory herbs in the homemade chimichurri sauce. One of the best grilled steak recipes I’ve tried!



Skirt Steak:

  • 1 lb. skirt steak
  • salt & pepper to season

Fresh Chimichurri Sauce:

  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh oregano, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. Chop up flat leaf parsley, cilantro, oregano, and garlic cloves.
  2. Put this in a food processor. Add red wine vinegar, juice of 1 lime, red pepper flakes, and salt & pepper. Pulse a couple of times to roughly chop. 
  3. Slowly add olive oil and pulse a few more times.
  4. Put chimichurri in a bowl and set aside.
  5. Next, generously season both sides of skirt steak with salt, & pepper.
  6. Place on a medium-high grill and grill each side for 3-4 minutes. {these cook fast so keep an eye on them}
  7. Once done, let sit for 5 minutes before cutting.
  8. Serve steak with chimichurri sauce.

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