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Ecuadorian green sauce

Easy Ecuadorian Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

Chimichurri sauce is a popular Argentinean green sauce that is used throughout South America. This is a twist on a traditional Argentinean chimichurri sauce. This easy Ecuadorian chimichurri sauce recipe is simple. Made with parsley, garlic, oregano, white wine, onion, red pepper, vinegar, and oil.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Sauces and Condiments, Vegan
Cuisine Argentinian, Ecuadorian
Servings 3 Tablespoons
Calories 30 kcal


  • 1/2 cup of parsley finely chopped or cilantro
  • 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano or 3 tablespoons fresh oregano finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried basil or thyme optional
  • 1/4 cup of white onions or green onions cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon of dried chili pepper or one fresh red chili pepper chopped into small pieces remove seeds.
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons white or red vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt


  • In a medium-size bowl, add all the ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • If you want the Chimichurri saucier, add the parsley, onion, garlic, chili pepper, oregano, black pepper, lemon juice, and vinegar into a food processor and pulse a few seconds. Transfer the mixture into a bowl or jar and add the olive oil and mix until well incorporated.
  • Cover the bowl with cling wrap or transfer to a jar and refrigerate until ready to use. Will keep for up to 5 days refrigerated.
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