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Skillet Fiesta Cornbread

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6 portions 1x
  • Category: baked goods
  • Cuisine: southern


Cornbread shouldn't be just a side dish! Skillet Fiesta Cornbread is a satisfying meal, topped with poblanos, corn & fire-roasted steak!


  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 C Hot Honey
  • 1 C buttermilk
  • 1 C cornmeal
  • 1 C flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C Fire-roasted corn
  • 1/2 C Fire-roasted onion
  • 1/2 C Fire-roasted poblano peppers
  • 4 oz Pre-cooked beef strips
  • 1/2 C canned black beans
  • 1 Lime
  • 1/4 C cilantro, chopped


  1. Place 10-12" cast iron skillet on medium heat and melt butter.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400°.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the egg, 1/4 C of the Hot Honey, and the buttermilk.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk the cornmeal, flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Combine the wet ingredients into the dry and combine (but do not over mix the batter).
  6. Mix 1/4 Cup of the corn and 1/4C Poblano and 1/4 C onions and mix into the batter and transfer to the skillet being careful not to splash the butter.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  8. Remove from heat, allow to cool for 5 minutes before cutting.
  9. Cut into 6 portions.
  10. In a separate bowl, combine remaining poblano, corn, and onions along with pre-cooked steak along with black beans, lime juice and cilantro.
  11. Divide mixture in six portions and top cornbread slices.
  12. Drizzle remaining Hot Honey on top and serve warm.

Keywords: cornbread, skillet, poblano, pepper, steak, southern, southwestern, US Foods