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5 from 2 votes

California Skillet

A quick and tasty one-pot skillet dish with ground chicken, peppers, rice, and tomatoes.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 329kcal
Author: Lucy Brewer


  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 small can diced green chilis
  • 2 cups unsalted chicken broth
  • 1 cup quick cooking brown rice or long grain white rice
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar or Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley


  • Saute peppers, onions, and garlic for about 3 minutes on medium-high heat. Add ground chicken and cook about 10 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add broth, rice, tomatoes, green chilis, Sriracha, salt, and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil then cover and simmer 20-30 minutes until rice is done and most liquid is absorbed. Serve with grated cheese and parsley sprinkled on top.