Chorri Pollo

Chorri Pollo Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

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
  • 1
    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


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

Printable Recipe Card

About Chorri Pollo

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pork
Regional Style: Mexican

Show 5 Comments & Reviews

11 Tasty Chicken Casserole Recipes

11 Tasty Chicken Casserole Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Who doesn’t love an easy weeknight meal? We know we do! These easy, yummy and delicious chicken casseroles that will be your new go-to recipe for family dinners.

Healthy Chicken Recipes

Healthy Chicken Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

When looking to put healthier meals on the table, chicken is an excellent option. Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are packed with protein (3 oz has 27 grams), low in saturated...

Chicken Breast Recipes You Need In Your Menu Rotation

Chicken Breast Recipes You Need in Your Menu Rotation

Kitchen Crew

Low in fat and high in protein, chicken breasts are a healthy and easy dinner option. If not cooked properly, though, they can be dry and not something the family...