Southwestern BBQ Chicken Pizza

Using prepared chicken and commercial pizza crust gets this recipe on the table in only 15 minutes.


Makes 4 to 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


1 (16-ounce) Italian cheese-flavored pizza crust
1/2 cup barbecue sauce, divided
2 (9-ounce) packages already-cooked Southwest-flavored chicken breast strips, chopped
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Mexican four-cheese blend
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


Place pizza crust on a large baking sheet or pizza stone; spread 1/4 cup barbecue sauce over crust.

Combine remaining 1/4 cup barbecue sauce and chicken in a bowl, coating well. Spoon chicken mixture over crust; top with cheese and cilantro.

Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until cheese melts.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Boboli pizza crust and Tyson Southwest Seasoned Chicken Breast Strips.

Patricia Ann Grover, Richboro, Pennsylvania,

Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast,

Southern Living

February 2005
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