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Grilled Pork Shoulders with Chimichurri Sauce

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Argentinian


Chimichurri is a type of Argentinian sauce made up of chopped parsley, cilantro, garlic, olive oil, oregano and vinegar usually served on grilled meat. Though it goes well with any meat its best suited for grilled pork and beef.




  • 1/2 packed cup cilantro
  • 1/4 packed cup flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • sea salt

Grilled Shoulder Chops

  • 1 1/2 kg pork shoulder chops, at least 1 inch thick cuts
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a food processor combine all Chimichurri ingredients, process until just combined. It should resemble like it’s finely chopped not like a paste. Remove from the food processor then place in a glass container covered, let it stand overnight.
  2. Season pork shoulder chops with salt and freshly ground black pepper, prepare your grill and grill pork shoulder for 4-5 minutes on each side or until cooked.
  3. Thinly slice pork shoulders then serve with Chimichurri.