Chimichurri Mexa

salsapumpkin seeds

Chimichurri with a Mexican Accent

Chimichurri with a Mexican Accent

Chimichurri Mexa

Recipe Yield

2 cups approximately

Cooking time

Rate this recipe

4.86 from 7 votes


  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 4 scallions or 2 spring onions, rooted ends removed, white and light green parts finely chopped
  • 1 fresh jalapeño or more to taste, stemmed and finely chopped
  • 1 to 2 pickled jalapeños stemmed, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves and upper stems finely chopped
  • 1 cup parsley leaves and upper stems finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves finely chopped, or 2 teaspoons dried
  • ½ cup pepitas or pumpkin seeds chopped
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or coarse sea salt or more to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

To Prepare

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Let sit for at least 5 minutes before serving. Can be refrigerated for up to a week.

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10comments inChimichurri with a Mexican Accent


    Jun 05

    Hey Pati, I have been watching you for several years and love watching your shows and videos alike!!!! Thank you for all of your wonderful recipes and I look forward to receiving many more!!! Keep being your BEAUTIFUL SELF inside and out!!!💖💖😍

    1. Pati Jinich

      Jun 10

      Thanks so very much Michelle!

  2. Hilda Gonzalez

    Jun 03

    Hi my name is Hilda Gonzalez love you’re ❤️cooking and I love you. I just wish I can cook the way you do.

    1. Pati Jinich

      Jun 04

      Thanks so much Hilda, un abrazo!

  3. Nancy Pena

    Jan 05

    Absolutely LOVE These recipes.
    I wish your show would air more often in the Fresno California area.

    1. Pati Jinich

      Jan 07

      Thanks so much Nancy! Now you can also stream from and watch from Amazon, Freevee, Pluto and Peacock!

      1. K. Sangmaster

        Jun 01

        I have been a fan since your first book published! I am absolutely thrilled to start watching your shows through Amazon. You have NO idea how sick my husband is of me talking about your shows but he sure does love the food I’ve made from your delicious recipes. Thank you for inspiring and teaching with such culinary grace and inclusion. Something about your style is just comforting.


        1. Pati Jinich

          Jun 02

          Thanks so much! This is SO sweet of you!

  4. Marianne

    Jan 05

    Making today
    Love this recipe !

    1. Pati Jinich

      Jan 07

      Yay!! Let me know how did you like it Marianne 🙂

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