barbecue chicken pizza on table

Pizza is a food that is beloved by nearly everyone due it part to its freedom when making it. To be considered pizza, there are only a few requirements: have a crust, have some cheese, and have a sauce–even these three requirements give you freedom of choice! This barbecue chicken pizza recipe is a transitional dish that rings in the spring & summer by utilizing barbecue sauce to turn the classic BBQ chicken into an easy-to-consume flat pizza. Enjoy this tasty pizza!

(for 4 servings or for 2 pizzas)

Prep time: 50 min
Difficulty: medium
Cannot be frozen

2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
14 oz | 1 3/4 cups barbecue sauce, divided
9 oz readymade pizza dough
all-purpose flour, for dusting
6 oz | 1 3/4 cups shredded mozzarella
1 red onion, diced
1 tsp Italian seasoning
2 tsp fresh cilantro leaves
freshly ground black pepper

1 Preheat oven to 450┬░. Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper and place in a shallow baking dish.

2 Pour 1 cup barbecue sauce over chicken, turning to coat both sides. Bake for 20-25 minutes until cooked through. Remove from oven, dice chicken, and set aside.

3 Sprinkle flour over clean work surface. Divide dough in half and roll each into a 12″ round. Place on greased baking sheets or pizza stones and prick all over with a fork.

4 Spread remaining barbecue sauce evenly over each pizza crust. Top with mozzarella, chicken, red onion, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste.

5 Bake for 12-15 minutes until edges are golden-brown. Sprinkle fresh cilantro on top just before serving.

Nutritional information:
cal: 494
protein (g): 44
carbs (g): 43
fat (g): 16
fiber (g): 4


We hope you like the barbecue chicken pizza and had fun making it! If you want to check out some other tasty recipes, check out the rest on our blog. Let us know below what you thought of the pizza!