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mmm Recipe

Grilled Salmon 
with Chimichurri Sauce by Jennifer Danter
This recipe is all about the sauce. Chimichurri is a piquant Argentinean sauce made with dried oregano and fresh herbs mixed with oil and vinegar. This makes a big batch—enough to splash over salmon plus extra for another meal. Great as a marinade or sauce for beef or chicken too, or drizzle it over eggs or fresh vegetables. 1/3 cup (80 mL) dried oregano leaves
1 Tbsp (15 mL) crushed red pepper flakes
2 cups (500 mL) chopped parsley or cilantro
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 anchovies, minced (optional)
1/2 tsp (2 mL) sea salt
1/2 cup (125 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
1 to 2 tsp (5 to 10 mL) red wine vinegar
4 - 5 oz (140 g) salmon fillets At home For sauce, in bowl mix oregano and pepper flakes with 1 cup (250 mL) warm water. Let stand until softened, 10 to 15 minutes. Add parsley or cilantro, garlic, anchovies (if using), and salt. Using hand blender, blitz to mix, then slowly mix in oil. Sauce can be made up to 2 days ahead or freeze …