Chicken Fajita Pizza

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Bake: 12 Minutes


1/2 (24-ounce) package refrigerated pizza crusts
2 skinned and boned chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 small onion, sliced
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
1 cup salsa
1 (8-ounce) package shredded Monterey Jack cheese
Toppings: chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce, sour cream


Place 1 crust on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Sauté chicken in hot oil in a skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in chili powder, salt, and garlic powder. Remove from skillet, and set aside.

Add onion and bell pepper to skillet; sauté 5 minutes or until tender.

Spread crust with salsa; top with chicken, onion mixture, and cheese.

Bake at 425° for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with desired toppings.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Mama Mary's Gourmet Pizza Crusts.

Tamora Cornwall, Charlotte, North Carolina,

Southern Living

September 2005
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