Grilled Chimichurri Chicken

by Valentin Jed


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Grilled Chimichurri Chicken

  • Author: Valentin Jed
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Chimichurri is a delicious sauce originating from Argentina that can be made a variety of different ways. The chicken can also be baked or pan fried if you don’t have access to a grill. Choosing chicken thighs over breasts makes this recipe extra flavorful.


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  1. Add the olive oil, garlic, oregano, parsley, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper to a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  2. Trim chicken thighs and place in a large bowl. Pour half of the sauce over the chicken and toss well to coat. Cover and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Grill the chicken on medium-high heat for about 5 minutes per side or until juices run clear.
  4. Drizzle with remaining sauce and serve.


  • Serving Size: ¼ Recipe
  • Calories: 249
  • Sugar: 0
  • Sodium: 390
  • Fat: 18.5
  • Saturated Fat: 11
  • Carbohydrates: 0
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 27
  • Cholesterol: 95

Grilled Chimichurri Chicken
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