A homemade Chimichurri sauce is used as a marinade for Strip Steaks.

Chimichurri-Marinated Strip Filets
  • 35 to 40 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings
  • Entrée

Chimichurri-Marinated Strip Filets


Chimichurri Sauce:
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


  1. Prepare Chimichurri Sauce. Place garlic in food processor container. Cover; process until finely chopped. Add remaining sauce ingredients. Cover; process until well blended. Remove and refrigerate 1/4 cup sauce for serving. Place beef Strip Filets and remaining sauce in food-safe plastic bag; turn steaks to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours.

  2. Remove filets from marinade; discard marinade. Pat steaks dry with paper towels. Place filets on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 11 to 14 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 11 to 15 minutes) for medium rare (145°F)to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.

  3. Serve filets with reserved Chimichurri Sauce.