BBQ Chicken Sheet Pan Pizza

 

What about BBQ chook in your subsequent pizza?! This recipe makes use of leftover cooked chook and balances sweetness with warmth with a hickory BBQ sauce. Press the dough into the pan, upload the toppings, and you might be well to go!

BBQ chook pizza is nearly a certified American classic. It was first invented via Ed LaDou for California Pizza Kitchen within the 1980s. (Previously, LaDou was the pizza chef at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago, the place he invented the now-famous smoked salmon pizza.)

That unique model featured fish fry sauce and chook (duh) alongside with mozzarella, smoked Gouda, red onion, and a sprinkle of cilantro after it got here out of the oven.
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This sheet pan recipe is quite same to the unique besides I pare it down to at the very least one cheese and skip the cilantro in prefer of thinly sliced jalapeño, which I assume is the important thing to creating the pizza actually shine. All of this is going on a skinny crust that will get baked to a well golden crisp.

For the dough, I took the lazy route and picked up a pre-made ball from the freezer phase of the grocery store, but you might also make a half batch of our no-knead pizza dough recipe that’s nearly simply as easy. (If you purchase it frozen from the grocery store, be certain to permit it thaw within the fridge overnight.)

I also threw a rotisserie chook in my basket whereas shopping for the different foods on the grounds that I didn’t have any leftover shredded chook on hand, but you might simply use leftover chook in case you've it or poach your own.
What BBQ Sauce to Use?

When it got here to what fish fry sauce to make use of for this pizza, I opted for a hickory sauce (for its smokiness) on the grounds that I needed to provide it as a lot “barbecue” taste as possible. I used Hunt’s, but actually sense unfastened to make use of no matter model of fish fry sauce you just like the best—or make your own!

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How to Work with Sheet Pan Pizza Dough

This certain recipe is principally assembly, which makes it a vast option to simply get dinner at the table.

The step the place you desire to hear is in spreading the dough within the pan—you desire to be very smooth and take it slow in order to now not tear the dough. (Even in case you do, you'll be able to at all times simply pinch it again together.)

Dough also will get fussy to work with if it’s too hot or too cold, so make certain it’s at room temperature to get the greatest results. Even so, it’ll take some coaxing to get it to attain the rims of the pan and can doubtless spring again a little, nevertheless the pizza dough will loosen up as time is going on.

If it’s being tremendous difficult, disguise with plastic wrap and permit the dough relaxation for a couple of minutes whereas you prep the different foods earlier than finishing stretching it within the pan.

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How to Top Your Sheet Pan Pizza

After that, it’s time to upper the pizza. I toss the chook with the fish fry sauce to make certain it remains moist. As for the cheese and different ingredients, I desire to sprinkle cheese equally below and over the different toppings so that everything variety of fuses together. (You can simply upper the pizza nevertheless it you spot fit, but it truly is my preference.)

Lastly, I assume the sliced jalapeño provides a well spiciness that complements the sweetness and smokiness of the fish fry sauce. If you might be severely in opposition to spice, then I suppose you might omit this ingredient. Or if you’re a warmth seeker, upload even more!

BBQ Chicken Sheet Pan Pizza Recipe
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    Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 15 minutesYield: four to 6 servings

If your dough is store-bought or has been refrigerated for a lengthy time, set out at the counter for at the very least 30 minutes to convey it to room temperature to make it simpler to work with.

If you do now not have leftover chook or a rotisserie chook to make this recipe, quick poach a couple of chook breasts following this method.

Optional topping: It's now not a fave of mine, but some folks like pineapple on a pizza like this.
Ingredients

    1 pound pizza dough, store-bought or homemade, room temperature (See Recipe Note)
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    2 cups cooked shredded chicken
    1 cup BBQ sauce, comparable to Hunt's Hickory BBQ Sauce
    6 ounces (about 1 1/2 cups) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
    1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
    1 jalapeño, thinly sliced


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1 Preheat the oven to 450ºF. Place a rack within the lowest position.

2 Stretch the dough onto the baking sheet: Place the dough within the middle of the baking sheet and drizzle with the oil. Turn the dough to coat it well, spreading a few of the oil over the baking sheet.

Gradually stretch the dough till it reaches the rims of the baking sheet, being cautious to now not rip any holes within the dough. If it springs again or is hard to stretch, this often ability that the dough is simply too cold. To cure the situation, disguise with plastic wrap and permit relaxation for 10 minutes earlier than continuing.

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3 Top the pizza: Mix collectively the shredded chook and fish fry sauce in a bowl, then unfold calmly over the pizza dough, leaving a bit of little bit of a border round the pizza.

Sprinkle calmly with two-thirds of the cheese, scatter the red onion after which the jalapeño, after which sprinkle with the ultimate cheese. (I desire to have cheese equally below and over the toppings, but you'll be able to gather it nevertheless it you choose.)

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4 Bake the pizza: Set the pan on lowest shelf of the oven and bake till the cheese melts and the pizza is golden brown, about 15 minutes. Cut into squares and serve hot.

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