Chimichurri Steak Sandwich

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In today’s post I will show you a super delicious sandwich recipe with beef and a spicy herb sauce called “Chimichurri”.

Chimichurri is a South American sauce that is usually served with grilled beef, such as a typical Argentine asado. Have fun cooking!

Cooked/Baked today: Chimichurri Steak Sandwich
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Category: Recipes with Beef, Fast Food, Sandwich Recipes
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Chimichurri Steak Sandwich

Chimichurri Steak Sandwich

Chimichurri Steak Sandwich

Chimichurri Steak Sandwich

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 2 rump steaks (á 250 grams)
  • 8 sandwich toasts
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ½ red onion
  • 75 grams rocket
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 75 milliliters olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • ½ onion
  • ½ lime
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon chili flakes
  • Sugar
  • Salt & pepper

Kitchen Helper/Gadgets:

  • High conatiner to blend the sauce
  • Blender
  • Large pan
  • Baking paper
  • Aluminum foil
  • Toaster, grill pan or panini grill


…for the beef:

Preheat the oven to 150°C (top/bottom heat), lay a baking paper on the bottom of the oven and place a furnace grate in the middle. Timely get the rump steaks out of the fridge to allow them reaching room temperature & season with salt and pepper on both sides. Heat up a large pan without adding oil or grease and sear the rump steaks on each side for 1 – 2 minutes. Remove the pan from the stove and give the rump steaks for 8 – 10 minutes into the preheated oven.

…for the chimichurri sauce::

Give 1 bunch cilantro along with 1 bunch parsley, 1 clove of garlic, ½ onion (cutted into chunks), 75 milliliters olive oil, the juice of ½ lime, 1 teaspoon oregano, ¼ teaspoon chili flakes, 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar, a pinch of sugar & a good pinch of salt & pepper into a high container. Blend all ingredients with a blender for about 2 minutes until you got a herby & creamy sauce, then set aside until serving.

…further preparations:

Cut tomatoes into slices. Peel red onion and cut into fine rings. Wash rocket and pat dry thoroughly.

…for the Chimichurri Steak Sandwich::

Toast sandwich breads in a toaster, grill pan or panini grill. After 8 – 10 minutes get the beef out of the oven, wrap the rump steaks into a sheet of aluminum foil and allow to rest for about 5 minutes, then cut it into thin strips with a knife. Garnish a toasted sandwich bread with some rocket, tomatoes, onion rings & steak strips.

Finally, sprinkle the sandwich with a bit chimichurri sauce, lid the sandwich with a second toast and serve.

Bon Appetite!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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