About Pati Jinich

Pati Jinich

Pati Jinich is the host of the PBS show Pati’s Mexican Table and the author of a cookbook by the same name, Pati’s Mexican Table. She’s also the official chef of the Mexican Cultural Institute and has appeared on the Food Network, The Today Show, and The Chew, among others. She hosts live programs for the Smithsonian Institute and has cooked at Blair House, the official guest house of the President. @PatiJinich

Coconut shrimp on a big sheet of paper towel with a glass bowl of mango habanero salsa.

Coconut Shrimp

Two types of coconut make these shrimp something to crave. Crispy, chewy, sweet, and juicy, they make a perfect appetizer or entrée.

Two white bowls filled with red posole with pieces of tortilla and lime wedges on the side.

Red Chicken Posole

In Nahuatl, pozole means “make a big batch of this on the weekend and reheat during the week after soccer practice.” (Not really.)