Grilled Aged Shell Steaks with Chimichurri

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 2 hr 30 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

4 New York strip steaks, about 12 ounces each

Chimichurri, recipe follows

Salt and pepper

Chimichurri:

1 cup Spanish olive oil

2 limes, juiced

4 cloves garlic

2 minced shallots

1 tablespoon each minced basil, thyme and oregano leaves

Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Place steaks in a large baking dish and pour 1/2 of the chimichurri marinade over the steaks. Turn to coat the steaks. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat grill to high. Remove steaks from the refrigerator 20 minutes before grilling. Remove steak from marinade and season with salt and pepper. Grill for 4 to 5 minutes on one side until golden brown, turn over and continue grilling for 4 to 5 minutes for medium-rare doneness.
  3. Remove from grill, let rest 10 minutes and serve with remaining chimichurri on the side.

Chimichurri:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Divide the chimichurri between 2 bowls. Use on 1/2 as a marinade and 1/2 as the finishing sauce.

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