Chorri Pollo

Chorri Pollo Recipe

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Lynne Hawkins


Since my husband loves this dish when we go to Mexican restaurants, I thought I would try to make it myself! We were very happy with the results!

Please consider one piece of advice - Do the chopping and prepping before you start cooking! Most cooking steps are very short!

★★★★★ 2 votes
30 Min
45 Min


1 lb
chorizo (mexican sausage, mild or medium
1 lb
chicken (breast or thigh meat) cut in strips
1 c
coursely chopped onion
poblano pepper, seeded and diced
8 oz
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
1 Tbsp
chile powder
1 1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1 lb
monterey jack cheese, shredded (mexican combination can be used too!)
1/4 c
4 c
cooked rice

How to Make Chorri Pollo


  • 1In skillet, crumble and brown chorizo sausage ove medium high heat
  • 2When cooked through, remove chorizo from skillet, leaving the grease in the pan.
  • 3Cook the onions and peppers in the sausage grease for about a minute
  • 4Add mushrooms and chcken strips, stirring to combine
  • 5Sprinkle seasonings onto the food in skillet, stirring to coat evenly.
  • 6Saute for about 3 minutes, until chicken begins to brown and just cooked through
  • 7Return the sausage to the skillet and stir to combine. Remove from heat.
  • 8In a medium saucepan, combine the cheese and milk. Simmer on medium low and stir until it is melted and smooth.
  • 9Serve the Chorri Pollo over the rice and pour the cheese sauce on top. Serve with warm tortillas!

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About Chorri Pollo

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pork
Regional Style: Mexican