Beef Churrasco with Chimichurri

Churrasco is a Portuguese term for grilled meat that, when grilled properly, is full of flavor and so tender. The chimichurri is made with parsley, garlic, citrus juice and olive oil, perfectly complementing the seasoned striploin!

Beef Churrasco with Chimichurri

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

8 minutes

Serves

4 people

Churrasco is a Portuguese term for grilled meat that, when grilled properly, is full of flavor and so tender. The chimichurri is made with parsley, garlic, citrus juice and olive oil, perfectly complementing the seasoned striploin!

This recipe is courtesy of Chef Jonathan Collins, Coyote Outdoor Living Brand Ambassador.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. (900g) beef stripling, trimmed
  • 2 bunches flat leaf parsley, rinsed and leaves stripped
  • 1 garlic bulb, trimmed, peeled and crush
  • 1 lemon, for juice and zest
  • 1 lime, for juice and zest
  • 1 cup (250ml) extra virgin olive oil, plus more for grilling
  • Flaked sea salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Preparation

  • 1 Combine parsley, garlic, olive oil, lime zest and juice in the bowl of a food processor, pulse until smooth
  • 2 Season chimichurri with salt and pepper
  • 3 Position rack in center of barbecue; preheat gas or charcoal grill to 350°F (180°C), brush grill with oil to season
  • 4 If refrigerated, allow the steaks to rest at room temperature for 30 minutes prior to cooking
  • 5 Season striploin on both sides with salt and pepper, rub half of the chimichurri sauce over the striploin
  • 6 Place steak angled on hot grill for 2 minutes, flip for 2 minutes, turn and flip 90° for 2 minutes, flip to finish 2 minutes
  • 7 Rare 52°C/125°F - Medium-Rare 57°C/135°F - Medium 63°C/145°F - Medium-Well 66°C/150°F - Well 71°C/160°F
  • 8 Remove from the heat when thermometer reads 5°F lower than desired doneness
  • 9 Remove the steak from barbecue, cover loosely with aluminum foil and rest for 5 minutes
  • 10 The temperature of the beef will continue to rise, approaching desired doneness while resting
  • 11 Serve steak with remaining chimichurri sauce

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