Turkey Churrasco Style with Arugula Chimichurri | Cook for Your Life

Turkey Churrasco Style with Arugula Chimichurri

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Clock Icon for Prep Time 40 min total
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 9 ingredients

This Turkey Churrasco Style with Arugula Chimichurri...


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 20 ounces turkey steaks (see Ann’s Tips)
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Arugula chimichurri sauce, or to taste


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Nutrition Facts


458 cals


33 g

Saturated Fat

6 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

5 g

Monounsaturated Fat

21 g


7 g


2 g


2 g


32 g


474 mg


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together 1 tablespoon olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, onion powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Add turkey and coat with marinade. Marinate for at least 1 hour or up to overnight.
  4. Heat a large oven-proof sauté pan over medium heat and add remaining olive oil. Add steaks and onion and sear for about 4 minutes per side.
  5. Transfer pan to the oven and roast 10 minutes, until steaks are cooked through.
  6. Serve turkey steaks generously drizzled with arugula chimichurri.

Chef Tips

Some supermarkets carry turkey steaks or cutlets. These are pre-packaged slices of breast  that resemble skirt steak. But if you can’t find them, you can ask your butcher to cut some for you or, you can make the recipe with half a large turkey breast cut lengthwise into 4-6 roughly 5ounce slices.

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