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These chimichurri steak skewers are the perfect summer grilling recipe.  Tender NY strip along with crunchy veggies make this the a simply yet tasty dinner solution.  While I used a NY strip, any cut of beef will do. Use a ribeye or use a more option like a chuck roast.  Whatever you pick, this will be one delicious meal.

Step 1: How to make the best chimichurri.

Start off with finely chopping an entire batch of parsley and cilantro.  I have seen this done with parsley only, with cilantro only or both.  In my personal opinion, an equal mix of both makes it just right.

Next add a tablespoon of freshly minced garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, salt, red wine vinegar, freshly squeezed lemon juice and olive oil.  Mix these ingredients together with a spoon, not a food processor and you are done!  Yes, it’s that simple.

Homemade Chimichurri sauce

Dad’s Seasonings

Must have grillin seasonings!

Step 2: Prep the Chimichurri Steak Skewers.

Chimichurri steak skewer ingredients

Cut the steak into 1 inch cubes.  Next cube up some bell peppers, red onion and add whole small wine tomatoes to the bowl.  Pour about 2/3 of the homemade chimichurri sauce over the meat and veggies and mix well.  Let it all marinate for a few minutes allowing the meat to absorb the savory flavors.

Next, skewer the ingredients and these are ready to hit the grill.

Cubed steak skewer ingredients

Recipe Tip

  • If using  wooden skewers, soak them in water so they can absorb the moisture and not burn during the cooking process.  I recommend using metal skewers.  They are reusable and durable.

Step 3: Time to grill.

Chimichurri steak skewers

Set the grill to high direct heat at 450 degrees and place the beef skewers on the grill.  Flip every minute for a total of 5 minutes or until the meat reaches 130 degrees internal temp.  Before serving, brush the remaining chimichurri over the grilled chimichurri steak skewers and enjoy!

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What cut of steak should I use?

Type of steak depends on what you are trying to grill up. For hot and fast look for cuts with good marbling like a ribeye or NY strip. If you are cooking a roast or stew, look for cuts that are cheaper and meatier like a chuck roast.

At what temperature should I remove the steak?

The internal temperature all depends on how you want or prefer your steak cooked. For a medium rare, remove it at between 120-125 degrees. If you are going for a medium cooked steak, anywhere between 135-140 degrees. Anything over will be well done. Remember to always rest the meat for 10 minutes before slicing.

Can I make this in the oven stove top?

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Chimichurri Steak Skewers

These chimichurri steak skewers are the perfect summer grilling recipe.  Tender meat and crunchy veggies make this tasty dinner solution.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients 

  • 3 NY steak strips
  • 2 Bell peppers
  • 1 Red onion
  • 2 Vines of small tomatoes

Chimichurri Ingredients

  • 1 Batch of parsley
  • 1 Batch of cilantro
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 tbsp Red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil

Instructions 

  • Start off with finely chopping an entire batch of parsley and cilantro.  Next add a tablespoon of freshly minced garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, salt, red wine vinegar, freshly squeezed lemon juice and olive oil.  Mix these ingredients together with a spoon, not a food processor
  • Cut the steak into 1 inch cubes.  Next cube up some bell peppers, red onion and add whole small vine tomatoes to the bowl. 
  • Pour about 2/3 of the homemade chimichurri sauce over the meat and veggies and mix well.  Let it all marinate for a few minute.
  • Skewer the ingredients.
  • Set the grill to high direct heat at 450 degrees.
  • Place the beef skewers on the grill and flip every minute for a total of 5 minutes or until the meat reaches 130 degrees internal temp. 
  • Before serving, brush the remaining chimichurri over the grilled chimichurri steak skewers.
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About Maciek

I make easy meals that anyone can replicate at home. I’m not a professionally trained chef, just your average guy that likes to fire up the grill. So follow along and see what’s cooking today!

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