Niman Ranch Chimichurri Steak

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi™ Smart XL 6-in-1 Indoor Grill with 4-Quart Air Fryer
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 30 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Niman Ranch Chimichurri Steak

Tip: If you prefer a spicier version, add 2 3 tablespoons of red pepper flakes to the sauce.  


  • 2/3 cup chopped parsley leaves
  • 3 tablespoons chopped oregano leaves
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled, minced
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 (10 oz) Niman Ranch Angus Beef Flatiron Steak
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Plug thermometer into unit. Insert grill grate in unit and close hood. Select GRILL. The unit will default to HI, which is the correct temperature setting for this recipe. Select PRESET. The unit will default to BEEF, which is the correct setting for this recipe. Use the arrows to the left of the display to set desired doneness. Press START/STOP to begin preheating.

  • Step 2

    While unit is preheating, make the chimichurri. In a medium bowl, add parsley, oregano, red wine vinegar, garlic, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix until fully combined. Pour 2/3 cup olive oil over the mixture and let sit for at least 15 minutes.  

  • Step 3

    Brush each steak on all sides with ½ tablespoon canola oil, then season with salt and pepper, as desired. Insert thermometer horizontally into the center of the thickest part of the largest steak. 

  • Step 4

    When unit beeps to signify is has preheated, place steaks on grill grate, gently pressing them down to maximize grill marks. Close hood over the thermometer cord. When unit beeps, and the display reads FLIP, use silicon-tipped tongs to flip the steaks. Close hood to continue cooking.

  • Step 5

     When unit beeps to signal the steaks are almost done cooking, transfer steaks to a plate or cutting board and allow to rest for 5 minutes. Top steaks with chimichurri sauce.