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Photo: Francesco Tonelli; Styling: Tiziana Agnello Photo by: Photo: Francesco Tonelli; Styling: Tiziana Agnello

Chicken Tikka Pizzas

Serve with Green Salad with Simple Vinaigrette.

Cooking Light APRIL 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 pizza)
  • Hands-on:23 Minutes
  • Total:23 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 5/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can unsalted diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 4 (6-inch) whole-wheat pitas
  • 1/3 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
  • 3 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 3/4 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
  • Green Salad with Simple Vinaigrette

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Cut chicken in half horizontally. Combine chicken, yogurt, and 1/2 teaspoon garam masala. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Broil 5 minutes on each side.

3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Place tomatoes in a mini chopper; pulse until almost smooth. Add oil to pan. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala, ginger, red pepper, and garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 4 minutes. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon salt and cream; cook 1 minute. Cut chicken into pieces. Add chicken to pan; toss.

4. Place pitas on baking sheet. Broil 1 minute each side. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken onto each. Top with onion and cheese. Broil 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 390
  • Fat: 12.9g
  • Saturated fat: 5.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 31.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 38g
  • Fiber: 3.8g
  • Cholesterol: 77mg
  • Iron: 2.6mg
  • Sodium: 687mg
  • Calcium: 240mg
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