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Pizza Recipe : BBQ Chicken Pizza

Pizza : BBQ Chicken Pizza - Info
Category Toppings
Servings 12'' Pizza (2-4)
Preparation 90 Minutes
Cooking Time 8-10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy-Medium


Ingredients Required

BBQ Chicken Pieces

  • 10 oz. boneless/skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4 inch cubes
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. favorite BBQ sauce

For the Pizza:

  • 1 recipe Thin Crust Dough
  • Cornmeal, semolina, or flour for handling
  • 1/2 cup favorite BBQ sauce (a spicy−sweet sauce works best)
  • 2 Tbs. shredded smoked Gouda cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 small red onion, sliced into 1/8−inch pieces
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh chopped fresh cilantro


Step by Step Procedure

To make BBQ Chicken:

  1. In a large frying pan, cook the chicken in olive oil over medium−high heat until just cooked, 5-6 minutes. Do not overcook.
  2. Set aside in the refrigerator until chilled through.
  3. Once chilled, coat the chicken with BBQ sauce; set aside in the refrigerator.

To make pizza:

  1. Place the pizza stone in the center of the oven and preheat to 500 degrees F. for one hour before cooking pizzas.
  2. Use a large spoon to spread BBQ sauce evenly over the surface of the prepared dough within the rim.
  3. Sprinkle smoked gouda cheese over the sauce.
  4. Cover with 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella.
  5. Distribute the chicken pieces evenly over the cheese.
  6. Place the pieces of red onion over the surface.
  7. Sprinkle an additional 1/4 cup mozzarella over the top of the pizza.
  8. Transfer the pizza to the oven; bake until the crust is crisp and golden and the cheese at the center is bubbly, 8 to 10 minutes.
  9. When the pizza is cooked, carefully remove it from the oven; sprinkle 1 Tbs. cilantro over the hot surface.
  10. Slice and serve.


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