This BBQ Chicken Pizza is made with cubed or shredded chicken tossed with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, sliced red onions, and a combo of mozzarella, smoked gouda, and a sprinkle of cilantro.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 12minutes
Total Time 22minutes
Olive oil for brushing
1medium-to-large pizza crustunbaked
1cup(8oz) chopped or shredded cooked chicken
⅓cupplus 2 tablespoons thick and sweet barbecue sauce
Salt and pepper
¾cup(3oz) shredded smoked gouda cheesedivided
¾cup(3oz) shredded mozzarella cheesedivided
¼to ½ red onionthinly sliced
Chopped fresh cilantrofor topping
Ranchoptional for dipping
Preheat oven according to crust package or pizza crust recipe instructions.
In a bowl, toss cooked chicken with 2 tablespoons of the barbecue sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
Brush unbaked pizza crust with a light layer of olive oil and transfer crust to a lightly greased baking sheet.
Spread remaining ⅓ cup of barbecue sauce over the crust, leaving a 1-inch border around the edges.
Top crust with half of the gouda and mozzarella cheese, followed by the prepared chicken and red onion. Sprinkle remaining gouda and mozzarella over the top and bake pizza according to crust package or pizza crust recipe instructions.
Sprinkle with chopped cilantro, slice, serve with ranch if desired, and enjoy!