Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sauce made of chopped fresh parsley seasoned with garlic, pepper, and herbs and bound with oil and vinegar.

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  • noun uncountable A sauce and marinade for grilled meat originally from Argentina, made from chopped parsley or cilantro, garlic, salt, pepper, onion, and paprika with olive oil.
  • noun countable A traditional pork sandwich eaten as a snack in the Dominican Republic

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Argentinian and Uruguayan Spanish, of unknown origin.]

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From Spanish chimichurri. Unknown etymology beyond that – proposed to be a corruption of English words or names, with various theories and oral traditions proposed.

Examples

  • Of course we know that chimichurri is an Argentine salsa, not a salsa mexicana.

    Chimichurri Recipe

  • Of course we know that chimichurri is an Argentine salsa, not a salsa mexicana.

    Chimichurri Recipe

  • Of course we know that chimichurri is an Argentine salsa, not a salsa mexicana.

    Chimichurri Recipe

  • The chimichurri is a South American preparation, a heavily herbed vinaigrette typically paired with beef.

    Ratio

  • For those skeptical of animal-free dining, Vynerib suggests trying the seitan chimichurri ($8 for three skewers).

    All Vegan, Vegan for All

  • I'm all about their chimichurri sandwich, sans the cheese ;

    Carolyn Scott: Grubbin' in Gainesville

  • The calamari $12 is tender, served with a green chimichurri sauce and fresh lemon.

    Uptown's Latest Catch

  • The menu features entrees priced at about $21, inspired by the markets and street vendors of Latin America, such as savory corn and pork tamales and papas fritas stuffed with Parmesan cheese and chimichurri.

    Latin Food Enlivens Throgs Neck

  • The soy sauce tasted like, well, plain soy sauce, and the chimichurri tasted like oil mixed with parsley.

    An Open Letter to Dumpling Dojo « PubliCola

  • Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal Seitan chimichurri, shown here, is citrus-herb marinated seitan skewers.

    Vegan Lunch

Comments

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  • A spicy bread from Argentina.

    November 27, 2007

  • Chim chim-in-ey, chim chim-in-ey

    Chim chim cher-oo!

    I does what I likes and I likes what I do

    Today I'm a screever and as you can see

    A screever's an artist of highest degree

    And it's all me own work

    From me own memory

    Chim chim-in-ey, chim chim-in-ey

    Chim chim cher-oo!

    I draws what I likes and I likes what I drew

    No remuneration do I ask of you

    But me cap would be glad of a copper or two

    November 27, 2007

  • The United Nations Monitoring Team has detected abnormal levels of Dick Van Dyke in the previous comment.

    November 27, 2007

  • Uh oh, that's particularly hard to get out. Have you tried Oxy Clean?

    November 27, 2007