Argentine Marinade

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Title: Argentine Marinade
Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Argentina, Condiment


1/2 ts Saffron threads
1/2 c Virgin olive oil (1 20ml)
1/2 c White wine vinegar (1 20 ml)
1 Spanish onion, diced
2 Garlic cloves, pressed
1/4 c Parsley, chopped
1 ts Thyme
1 tb Lemon juice
Salt & pepper

An Argentine asado or barbecue is not authentic without this delicious
marinade called chimichuri. it is similar to a multi spiced
vinaigrette and is given an earthier tone with the addition of

I serve this with poultry or shellfish and brush it on top of garlic
bread before toasting.

Powder threads and steep in lemon juice for 20 minutes. Combine all
ingredients with whisk and store in covered jar.

From "Wild About Saffron++A Contemporary Guide to an Ancient Spice",
by Ellen Szita. Published by Saffron Rose, 28 John Glenn Circle,
Daly City, Ca., 94105. 1987.

Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; March 30 1993.