Custom Search Barbequed Chicken Pizza with Onions
This barbeque chicken pizza recipe features cilantro and onions to give a tart, bright flavor. The pizza crust is coated with a flavorful barbecue sauce, instead of the traditional tomato or white sauce, and then topped with red onions, cilantro, mozzarella, and additional barbeque sauce. It has been an American favorite ever since it was introduced in the mid 1980s, and now you can make it at home.
Using a readymade pizza crust or your favorite prebaked recipe can help cut down on prep time. Use your favorite barbecue sauce, and do not be afraid to experiment a little with different kinds. This recipe is a lot of fun to customize!
Chicken Pizza with Barbecue Sauce, Onions, and Cilantro
2 cups meat from rotisserie roasted chicken, shredded
½ cup of your favorite barbecue sauce, divided
1 readymade pizza crust or your favorite crust recipe
1 ¼ cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1 small red onion, sliced thinly
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh coriander leaves
Adjust oven rack to its lowest position.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
In a medium bowl, toss the shredded chicken with ¼ cup of your preferred barbecue sauce.
Stretch crust on baking sheet and spread barbecue sauce evenly over crust.
Sprinkle with cheese, chicken, and onion, and then bake until cheese melts and pizza becomes crisp – about fifteen to twenty minutes.
Sprinkle with cilantro leaves and serve in wedges.