Chimichurri With Salmon: Elevate Your Seafood Game!

Are you looking for a perfect weeknight dinner? Chimichurri with salmon is a perfect meal idea to enjoy both the tenderness of meat and the aroma of herbs. This show-stopping entree takes only 20 minutes to get ready and serve.

Chimichurri is an Argentinian sauce made with herbs and spices. The best thing is that the sauce boosts every dish you serve with it. Roasted broccoli, mashed potatoes, grilled chicken, and baked salmon; all become more flavorful with a touch of chimichurri sauce.

Grilled Chimichurri Salmon in a plate on table

In this guide, we will be emphasizing how chimichurri with salmon makes your meal unforgettable. You can try this tantalizing dish in two ways:

  1. Prepare chimichurri sauce, spoon it over the top of the baked salmon, and serve.
  2. Marinate salmon with chimichurri sauce, bake, and serve.
Mashed potatoes with salmon topped with chimichurri and with smoked jalepenoes in plate on table

Feel free to try any method as per your preferences. Below are elaboratively discussed both methods to bake a salmon with herbs, garlic, and spices. So let us first explore and then decide!

Bake Salmon Marinated With Chimichurri Sauce

Another option to try is to marinate the fish with chimichurri sauce and then bake. Season salmon filets with homemade chimichurri sauce and roast in the oven until they become flaky.

Grilled salmon with green chimichurri sauce on plate

It will not take more than an hour to be completely ready, including marinating time. The ingredients used in chimichurri sauce merge well with fish, giving it a spicy touch, and making it more palatable.


For busy weeknights, nothing can be more satisfying than having salmon chimichurri on the table. It comes with two cooking styles. Either bake salmon and top it with chimichurri while serving or first marinate with sauce and then bake.

Go with the style you love or feel more comfortable with. The purpose is simply to make salmon rich in flavors by absorbing more ingredients. The herbs, spices, oil, and vinegar used to prepare chimichurri sauce are more than sufficient to season fish and make it mouth-watering.