Hey, Kitchen Maestros, we have brought you something that could be your next perfect midnight dish? I mean who wants to deal with the confusion of a long list of ingredients and extensive cooking methods at 12 am, don’t worry, we have got you an amazing and quick recipe that guarantees a quality time with your family and is a fool proof solution for satisfying your cravings.
So, if you are in mood for a late-night Netflix and chill or simply want a hassle-free dinner option then do try our cheesy yet super smoky “Urban Smokehouse BBQ Pulled Chicken Pizza.” Here comes the best part of this deal, you don’t have to cook anything from scratch just grab your store-bought pizza dough, a pack of pre-cooked Urban Smokehouse BBQ Pulled Chicken and get your scrumptious pizza ready within 30 minutes, most of which is taken up by the baking process.
Serving Size: 2-3 | Prep Time: 15 minutes | Bake Time: 15 minutes
- 1 Pack of Urban Smokehouse BBQ Pulled Chicken
- 1 Frozen Pizza dough (large)
- ½ cup of Pizza sauce or BBQ sauce
- 9 oz Mozzarella cheese
- ¼ cup sliced red onion
- ½ cup diced jalapeños
- Chopped Cilantro for sprinkling
You can also add bell peppers, olives, tomatoes or any other topping of your choice making it more scrumptious.
- Heat pre-cooked Urban Smokehouse BBQ Pulled chicken by following any of the recommended processes on the back of its label.
- Defrost your frozen pizza dough and roll it out from middle to edges.
- Preheat the oven at 450-degree F and prebake your dough for 5 minutes.
- Spread a fine layer of pizza or BBQ sauce (I have used BBQ sauce) on your dough and evenly place mozzarella cheese on it, covering the entire dough surface.
- Top it with the layer of BBQ pulled chicken, spread evenly.
- Now put some diced jalapenos and sliced red onion on it.
- Sprinkle some more mozzarella cheese and cilantro on it.
- Bake for 15 minutes until cheese turns bubbly and crust is golden.
Immerse your home in the aroma of melted cheese by taking out your freshly baked premium pizza from the oven.
Nutritional Value:Per Slice | Calories: 293 Kcal | Carbohydrate: 28 g | Protein: 12 g | Fat: 11g
Tangy Creamy BBQ Pizza:
Want to create a lip-smacking, extremely creamy pizza? So let the things go out of your hands by adding some more cheese. Complement the luxurious cheesy flavour and texture of your pizza with some ranch sauce and mushrooms, making every bite thick and juicy. It will double the goodness of pizza; a rich and hearty deal that no one can turn down. Remember there is nothing like too much cheese or sauciness when it comes to Italian delicacies.
BBQ Hawaiian Pizza:
Remember there was a lot fuss about pineapple pizza topping on internet. Well, we know there are a lot of foodies out there who secretly is in love with this combo, so give your BBQ pizza a passport to Hawaii by topping it with some basil leaves, pineapple chunks and crushed oregano. It would definitely be delightful to experience the sweetness of pineapples along with smoky, fiery flavour of BBQ pulled chicken.
Bacon and Feta BBQ Pizza:
Be unique yet flavourful, Feta cheese surprisingly stands super proud and loud on the top of your pizza making it truly irresistible. Play with the texture and taste by adding crunchy and crispy bacon strips. The addition of these power ingredients will make your pizza unique and interesting. This is going to be your family’s favourite. Transform your typical pizza to an ultimate haute cuisine.
Fiery BBQ Pizza:
Get some heat on by adding a dash of hot sauce and sprinkling crushed chilli flakes on it. Why keeping your taste buds at rest, sizzle and tantalize them by adding some more jalapenos, you can also go for pickled jalapenos for an ultimate roaring experience.
Note: Possibilities are endless when it comes to pizza. You can customize your pizza by opting for different type of crusts; thin or thick, you can choose from variety of cheeses and top it with millions of options including different sauces and veggies and pickles.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I use a different type of cheese?
Absolutely! While mozzarella is traditional, feel free to experiment with your favorite cheese or a blend of cheeses.
Is the pizza dough pre-baked?
No, the frozen pizza dough is not pre-baked. You'll preheat the oven, then prebake the dough for 5 minutes before adding the toppings.
Can I adjust the spiciness of the pizza?
Yes, you can customize the level of spiciness by adjusting the quantity of diced jalapeños. Feel free to add more or less based on your preference.
Can I use fresh pizza dough instead of frozen?
Certainly! You can use fresh pizza dough if it's available. Follow the recommended baking instructions for the specific dough you choose.
What can I use if I don't have BBQ sauce?
If you don't have BBQ sauce, you can use traditional pizza sauce or any sauce of your choice.
About Cooking Method:
How do I prevent the crust from becoming too crispy during baking?
Keep an eye on the pizza while baking and cover the edges with foil if they start to brown too quickly. You can also reduce the baking time slightly.
Can I prepare the pizza ahead of time and bake it later?
Yes, you can assemble the pizza and refrigerate it until you're ready to bake. Just be sure to adjust the baking time accordingly, as a cold pizza might take a bit longer to cook.
What is the best way to reheat leftover pizza?
Reheat slices in the oven for a crispy crust, or use a microwave for a quicker option. Keep an eye on it to avoid overcooking.
Can I use a grill instead of an oven to cook the pizza?
Yes, you can grill the pizza for a smokier flavor. Preheat the grill, assemble the pizza on a pizza stone or a grill-safe tray, and cook with the lid closed until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Is there a recommended side dish to serve with BBQ Pulled Chicken Pizza?
A simple side salad, garlic bread, or even sweet potato fries can complement the flavors of the pizza. Choose something that suits your preferences.
How can I make the pizza crust crispier?
For a crispier crust, you can brush the edges with olive oil before baking. Additionally, placing the pizza directly on a preheated pizza stone can enhance crispiness.
How do I prevent the pizza from sticking to the baking tray?
To prevent sticking, you can use parchment paper or lightly grease the baking tray before placing the pizza dough on it.
How do I make the ranch sauce for the creamy pizza?
To make the ranch sauce, combine mayonnaise, buttermilk, garlic powder, onion powder, dried dill, and salt. Adjust the quantities to achieve your preferred taste.
Can I use store-bought ranch dressing instead of making it from scratch?
Absolutely! Using store-bought ranch dressing is a convenient alternative if you prefer a quicker option.
What type of mushrooms work best for this pizza?
You can use a variety of mushrooms such as button mushrooms, cremini mushrooms, or shiitake mushrooms. Choose your favorite or combine different types for added flavor.
Can I add other toppings to the creamy pizza?
Certainly! Feel free to customize your pizza with additional toppings like spinach, caramelized onions, or roasted garlic to enhance the overall flavor profile.
How do I prevent the pizza from becoming too soggy with the creamy sauce?
To prevent sogginess, consider pre-cooking or sautéing the mushrooms to remove excess moisture before adding them to the pizza. Additionally, avoid overloading the pizza with too much sauce.
Can I make the creamy pizza ahead of time and reheat it later?
While pizza is best enjoyed fresh, you can prepare the components in advance and assemble just before baking for a time-saving option. Reheat in the oven for optimal texture.
Can I use a different cheese in addition to mozzarella for extra creaminess?
Absolutely! Experiment with cheeses like provolone, fontina, or gouda to add extra creaminess and depth of flavor to your pizza.
What's the recommended cheese for BBQ Hawaiian Pizza?
Mozzarella is a classic choice, but you can experiment with other cheeses like provolone, cheddar, or a blend for added richness.
How do I prevent the pizza crust from getting soggy with pineapple?
To prevent sogginess, consider draining canned pineapple chunks and patting them dry with a paper towel before adding them to the pizza. This helps reduce excess moisture.
Why basil leaves on a BBQ Hawaiian Pizza?
Basil leaves add a fresh and aromatic element to the pizza, enhancing the overall flavor profile. Their sweet and slightly peppery notes complement the sweetness of pineapple.
Why use Feta cheese on a BBQ pizza?
Feta cheese adds a bold and tangy flavor that contrasts well with the smoky BBQ taste, creating a unique and irresistible combination.
Can I use a different type of cheese alongside Feta?
Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with a blend of cheeses. Mozzarella, provolone, or gouda can complement the Feta, enhancing the overall cheesy goodness.
How do I ensure the Feta doesn't overpower other flavors on the pizza?
Crumbling the Feta evenly and spreading it across the pizza ensures that its distinct flavor is evenly distributed, preventing it from dominating the entire dish.
What type of bacon works best for this pizza?
You can use your preferred type of bacon, whether it's regular, smoked, or even maple-flavored for an extra layer of complexity in taste.
Should the bacon be cooked before adding it to the pizza?
Yes, it's recommended to cook the bacon until it's crispy before adding it to the pizza. This ensures a satisfying crunch and brings out the bacon's rich flavor.
What's the recommended sauce for the Feta Bacon BBQ Pizza?
BBQ sauce pairs exceptionally well with Feta and bacon, enhancing the smoky and savory notes. You can also try a garlic-infused olive oil base for a different twist.
Can I use pre-crumbled Feta cheese for convenience?
Yes, using pre-crumbled Feta is convenient and saves time. Ensure it's evenly distributed across the pizza for a balanced flavor profile.
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