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BBQ Chicken Pizza

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
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 240kcal
Author Tracy


  • Olive oil for brushing
  • 1 medium-to-large pizza crust unbaked
  • 1 cup (8oz) chopped or shredded cooked chicken
  • cup plus 2 tablespoons thick and sweet barbecue sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¾ cup (3oz) shredded smoked gouda cheese divided
  • ¾ cup (3oz) shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • ¼ to ½ red onion thinly sliced
  • Chopped fresh cilantro for topping
  • Ranch optional 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!


Calories: 240kcal