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Cilantro Thai Basil Chimichurri - closeup

Thai Basil & Cilantro Chimichurri

  • Author: She's Almost Always Hungry
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


This assertive sauce goes particularly well with smoked and grilled meats. It can also be used in a vinaigrette for roasted vegetable or pasta salads.


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1 cup cilantro, stems and leaves, packed

1 cup Thai basil leaves, packed

4 scallions, white and green parts

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/41/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper, to taste

4 tablespoons olive oil

23 tablespoons apple cider vinegar


In a food processor, blend all the ingredients until smooth (small chunks are okay). If mixture is too thick, add more olive oil, one teaspoon at a time until it reaches the desired consistency.

Taste and adjust seasonings.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Condiments
  • Cuisine: Asian


  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 66.28
  • Sugar: 0.2 g.
  • Sodium: 222.44 mg.
  • Fat: 7.06 g.
  • Saturated Fat: 0.97 G.
  • Carbohydrates: 0.69 g.
  • Fiber: 0.31 g.
  • Protein: 0.27 g.
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: Cilantro, Thai Basil