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Barbecue Chicken Pizza


  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 (12-inch) pizza

Description

An easy and delicious pizza perfect for busy weeknights!


Ingredients

  • 1 (12-inch) prepared pizza crust
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce (1/2 cup for pizza, 1/4 cup for drizzling over chicken)
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded extra sharp white cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium boneless, skinless chicken breast (to yield about 1 cup shredded or cubed cooked chicken)
  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook approximately 6 minutes on each side or until fully cooked and juices run clear when pierced with a fork.
  3. Shred or cube chicken. Drizzle 1/4 cup of barbecue sauce over cooked chicken and stir gently to evenly coat chicken.
  4. Spread barbecue sauce over crust. Add cheese, chicken, red onions and pineapple. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  5. Top with chopped fresh cilantro.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 22 minutes
  • Category: Pizza
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: barbecue chicken pizza