5 from 1 vote
This Mexican Rice Skillet is a delicious and easy weeknight meal all in one pan, featuring baked rice, ground beef, cheese, and Mexican flavors.
Mexican Rice Skillet
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
This Mexican Rice Skillet is a delicious and easy weeknight meal all in one pan, featuring baked rice, ground beef, cheese, and Mexican flavors.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, easy weeknight meal, Mexican, rice, skillet
Servings: 4 -6
Calories: 387 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small sweet onion , diced
  • 15 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 10 ounce can Rotel, undrained
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese
  • fresh chopped cilantro (or parsley)
Directions
  1. In a large ovenproof saute pan (with a lid), cook beef and onion over medium-high, breaking up the beef with a wooden spoon, until browned and no pink remains, about 3-5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the diced tomatoes, Rotel, chicken broth, rice, brown sugar, salt, cumin, Worcestershire sauce, and pepper. Bring to a boil; stir once, then cover tightly. Reduce heat to low and let cook for 30 minutes undisturbed.
  3. In the meantime, preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  4. Uncover pan and give the mixture a stir; sprinkle with the cheese. Transfer to the oven and bake for another 10 minutes until cheese is bubbly and melted.
  5. Sprinkle cilantro over the top and serve!
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Rice Skillet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 387 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 85mg28%
Sodium 930mg39%
Potassium 829mg24%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 350IU7%
Vitamin C 16.5mg20%
Calcium 177mg18%
Iron 5.1mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.