A sauce made of chopped fresh parsley seasoned with garlic, pepper, and herbs and bound with oil and vinegar.
Origin of chimichurriArgentinian and Uruguayan Spanish, of unknown origin.
- (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.
- (countable) A traditional pork sandwich eaten as a snack in the Dominican Republic
From Spanish chimichurri. Unknown etymology beyond that – proposed to be a corruption of English words or names, with various theories and oral traditions proposed.