Cilantro Jalapeno Chimichurri
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Cilantro Jalapeno Chimichurri Marinade for Venison

This highly flavorbale chimichurri sauce works as a marinade for venison meat and best when used for venison fajitas.

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 4


  • 1 1/2 lbs venison, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 large red jalapeno or hot chile, chopped
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 salt, to taste


  • Add all chimichurri marinade ingredients into a blender and blend until desired consistency.
  • In a bowl, pour chimichurri marinade over sliced venison meat and mix together until coated. Cover with plastic wrap and let marinate in the refrigerator for 1-4 hours prior to cooking.
  • Heat a cast iron griddle over medium-high heat. When the griddle is hot, add the marinaded venison cooking until browned about 7-8 minutes.



Serve the sizzling venison fajitas in a warm flour tortilla with your favorite condiments.