Chori Pollo Recipe

Chori Pollo Recipe

How To Make Chori Pollo

Savor a loaded and flavorful dish in this Mexican chorizo chicken or chori pollo! Fried chicken is topped with spiced onion, chorizo, and rich cheese sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 12ozchicken breast,(boneless and skinless
  • 6ozyellow onion,(½ onion)
  • 3linksmexican chorizos
  • ¼cupsherry cooking wine
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • ½tsppaprika
  • ½tspground coriander
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ½tspchili powder
  • 1tbspunsalted butter
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1ozwhite mexican dipping original cheese
  • 1ozhalf and half


  1. Chop the onion and dice the garlic.

  2. Mix the spices together.

  3. Halve the chicken breast.

  4. Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat and add the chopped onion. Cook gently until it begins to caramelize, then stir in the garlic and spices.

  5. Cook for 1 minute, stirring continuously, then pour in the sherry.

  6. Cook until almost all the liquid has evaporated.

  7. Remove the cooked onion from the pan and set aside.

  8. Add the chorizo to the pan and break it up with a spoon whilst cooking over medium heat. Continue to cook until the chorizo is done.

  9. Remove the chorizo from the pan and set aside.

  10. Add the olive oil to the pan, then add the chicken. Cook until it has a nice, golden crust.

  11. Meanwhile, prepare the cheese sauce. Simply heat the cheese and cream together gently, stirring until thoroughly combined.

  12. Place the chicken on the serving plate, cover with the onion/spice mixture, then spoon the chorizo on top. Finally, top with the cheese sauce.

  13. Serve immediately and enjoy.


  • Calories: 948.44kcal
  • Fat: 69.58g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.89g
  • Trans Fat: 0.58g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 31.32g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.36g
  • Fiber: 2.19g
  • Sugar: 4.86g
  • Protein: 62.64g
  • Cholesterol: 223.03mg
  • Sodium: 1522.91mg
  • Calcium: 177.47mg
  • Potassium: 966.47mg
  • Iron: 3.77mg
  • Vitamin A: 164.92µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.50mg
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