Dinner Tonight: Skirt Steak With Chimichurri Sauce
The recipe Dinner Tonight: Skirt Steak With Chimichurri Sauce is ready in approximately 45 minutes and is definitely a great gluten free, dairy free, and primal option for lovers of South American food. This recipe serves 2. One portion of this dish contains approximately 38g of protein, 40g of fat, and a total of 524 calories. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for valentin day. A mixture of salt and pepper, juice of lemon, oregano, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert.
Season the steak with salt and pepper, and let it sit on the counter for 30 minutes.
In a food processor, combine the vinegar, lemon juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, red onion, paprika, and garlic. Purée into a thick red paste.
Add the parsley, oregano, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Purée until it's a nice green paste.
Preheat grill or broiler. Coat steak with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cook 2 to 3 minutes per side for like medium-rare. When done, remove and set aside for five minutes.
Cut against the grain, and pour chimichurri atop. Eat!
Recommended wine: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir
Steak works really well with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pinot Noir. After all, beef and red wine are a classic combination. Generally, leaner steaks go well with light or medium-bodied reds, such as pinot noir or merlot, while fattier steaks can handle a bold red, such as cabernet sauvingnon. The Flora Springs Napa Valley Merlot with a 4.2 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 18 dollars per bottle.
Flora Springs Napa Valley MerlotBursting with big black cherry, juniper berry and black licorice flavors, easing into notes of cardamom, cinnamon, and gentle vanilla creme. There's an intriguing granite minerality to the wine along with a toasty, sweet oak profile in the finish. This is a wonderful stand-alone wine, but can be paired with a variety of dishes. It's forceful personality make it a good match for almost anything a Cabernet would be paired with, a favorite steak dish for instance, yet the wine's tannin structure is soft enough to pair with eggplant parmesan or your favorite chicken dish.