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Recipes for delicious chicken pizzas

Pizza is a versatile food that you can tailor to your taste buds and personal preferences. From veggies and chillies to meat and fish, the combinations are nearly infinite. It is this flexibility that makes it a favourite and popular food. If you love poultry meat, we propose some delicious recipes for chicken pizzas.

Yummy pizzas

What makes a great pizza is a crispy dough and sumptuous tomato base and toppings. Here are variations to recipes for chicken pizzas:

  • Making the dough

You can make the pizza base or buy a ready made dough that you just have to roll out on a pan. If you opt for the former, you will need the following:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon yeast
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • water
  • salt to taste

Directions

Mix the yeast, 2/3 cups and 2 tablespoons of warm water in a cup. Wait for 3-5 minutes until it turns foamy. In a bowl, mix the flour, a pinch of salt and olive oil. Add the yeast. Use a mixer so that the ingredients are blended well. Set aside and cover with a towel. After 2 hours, check if the dough has doubled in its size. Srrinkle flour on a board or on the kitchen counter and roll out unto pizza pans.

Toppings

  • Chicken Tikka

You will need:

  • 3 pieces of chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp ginger powder or freshly shaved ginger
  • 2 tbps garam masala spices
  • 1 cup yoghurt
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic

Directions

Marinate chicken breasts in masala spices, yoghurt, onions and garlic overnight. Put in the oven and cook for 20 minutes until they are done. Cut into small pieces and put it on your pizza dough. Add extra onions and chillies as desired. Bake the pizza in the oven at 180°C for 30 minutes.

Barbecue chicken

If you just love a good old barbecue pizza topping, then you might want to try a barbecue chicken pizza. In a saucepan, boil 3 pieces of chicken breasts, barbecue sauce, honey, brown sugar and cilantro. Serve as a topping with your pizza tomato sauce. Other delicious recipes for chicken pizzas include kebabs, jerk or teriyaki chicken.

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