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Chimichurri Chicken Recipe


Servings: 6 people For the Chicken 2 lbs chicken thighs, about 8 pieces, boneless and skinless 1/2 tsp fine sea salt For the Chimichurri Sauce 1 cup flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped from 1 bunch 4 garlic cloves, finely minced 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 1/2 Tbsp red wine vinegar 1/2 tsp dried oregano, or 1 Tbsp fresh oregano 1/2 tsp fine sea salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

Prepare the Chimichurri sauce by combining all of the ingredients in a bowl in the order listed. Stir together, cover, and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.


Place chicken into a mixing bowl and add 1/2 tsp salt and half of the prepared Chimichurri sauce. Cover and marinate for 15 minutes or refrigerate overnight if making ahead.

To Grill the Chicken: Preheat the grill over medium/high heat. Place chicken smooth-side-down on the hot grates, cover, and grill for 5-7 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165˚F at the thickest point with an instant-read thermometer.

To Sautee the Chicken: Preheat a heavy skillet over medium heat and add 1 Tbsp olive oil. Add chicken smooth-side-down and sautee 5-7 minutes per side or until cooked through and 165˚F at the thickest point.

To Serve the chicken, arrange it on a platter and spoon on the remaining chimichurri sauce then serve right away.

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