Barbecued Chicken Pizza

Barbecue Chicken Pizza With Peppers and Onions
Barbecue Chicken Pizza. Chuck Kahn / EyeEm / Getty Images
  • Total: 40 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
818 Calories
37g Fat
73g Carbs
48g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 818
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 17g 83%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 1603mg 70%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 27%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Protein 48g
Calcium 593mg 46%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe for barbecue chicken pizza includes chopped bell peppers and red onion, with an easy crust made from frozen bread dough. 

Use a ready-made crust if you prefer, or try the basic pizza crust or beer crust.

Other possible toppings include jalapeno peppers, mushrooms, pineapple, sausage, or sliced olives. When it comes out of the oven, finish it with a light swirl of Ranch dressing!


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1 (1 pound) loaf frozen bread dough, thawed, or 1 pound bread dough made in bread machine
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce, your favorite, or homemade
  • 1 small bell pepper chopped
  • 4 thin slices purple onion, cut in half, separated
  • 3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°. Grease 15-inch pizza pan with olive oil and sprinkle evenly with cornmeal.
  3. Roll or stretch the thawed dough to fit pan.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine the chicken and the barbecue sauce. Spread the mixture evenly over the dough. Scatter the bell pepper and onion over the top; cover with the shredded Monterey Jack cheese.
  5. Place the pizza pan on the lowest shelf in oven and bake until the crust is browned, about 20 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve hot.

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