Apr 10, 2024, 10:45 AM IST

BBQ Chicken and Bacon Pizza Recipe

Kelly Robinson

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1. Gather Ingredients 

For BBQ chicken and bacon pizza, gather pizza dough, BBQ sauce, cooked chicken, bacon, red onion, mozzarella, olive oil. Optionally add cilantro. Assemble, bake, garnish, serve. Enjoy! 

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2. Preheat the Oven

Preheat your oven to the temperature specified on your pizza dough package or recipe (usually around 425°F to 475°F). 

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3. Prepare Pizza Dough 

If using store-bought pizza dough, follow the package instructions for any necessary preparation, such as letting it rise or rolling it out to your desired thickness. If making homemade dough, roll it out on a floured surface to your desired thickness. 

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4. Assemble the Pizza 

Place the rolled-out pizza dough onto a pizza pan or baking sheet. Brush the surface of the dough lightly with olive oil. Spread a layer of BBQ sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border around the edges. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce. 

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5. Add Toppings 

Evenly distribute the shredded or diced cooked chicken, chopped bacon, and thinly sliced red onion over the cheese. You can adjust the amounts according to your taste preferences. 

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6. Bake 

Carefully transfer the assembled pizza to the preheated oven. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is melted and bubbly. 

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7. Garnish 

If desired, sprinkle chopped cilantro over the hot pizza as soon as it comes out of the oven. The fresh cilantro adds a burst of flavor and color to the finished pizza. 

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8. Serve and Enjoy 

Allow the pizza to cool for a few minutes before slicing it into wedges. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious homemade BBQ chicken and bacon pizza! 

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