BBQ chicken pizza has to be one of the best inventions of the last century! It takes the sweet tanginess of barbeque sauce and combines it with the toppings of a pizza. Does life get any better than this? Now you can have this amazing fare in a flash. This is one of those “wow!” recipes you will make again and again. This BBQ chicken pizza recipe is so simple and easy, you can be eating it within minutes – no kidding! It’s the perfect lunch or light meal recipe, and gives you a reason to want leftover chicken around all the time.
Pita bread forms the crust for this delicious pizza, making it so easy to assemble and so easy to personalize to everyone’s taste. Within minutes, you can make a separate pizza for yourself and each person in your family.
The barbeque sauce you use will make all the difference. Everyone has their own favorite brand. If you don’t, give KC Masterpiece Original a try. This is an absolutely delicious sauce available in most all grocery stores in the section with the other barbeque sauces. There are so many to choose from these days, it’s hard to decide, but KC has a truly great flavor.
Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza Recipe
Ingredients for Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza (1 pizza):
- Large piece of pita bread
- 3 – 4 tablespoons BBQ sauce (more or less depending on your personal taste)
- 1/3 cup chicken pieces (shredded or bite-sized)
- ½ cup Mexican cheese mix (combination of Monterrey jack with other cheeses)
- ½ cup mozzarella cheese
- Chopped fresh cilantro (optional, but SO delicious)
Directions for making Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza:
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
On a baking sheet, place the piece of pita bread. Spread the BBQ sauce over the top of the pita. Sprinkle evenly with the chicken pieces, then the Mexican cheese mix, then the mozzarella. Sprinkle the top with the chopped fresh cilantro. Bake at 425 degrees for 7 minutes. Remove from the oven and let sit for 5 minutes. Cut into wedges with a pizza cutter. Enjoy! (For a variation, add a little fresh pineapple before adding the cheese – amazing!)
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