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Barbecued Chicken Pizza


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  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 small skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 large zucchini halved lengthwise, seeded, cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 1/2 large yellow crookneck squash halved lengthwise, seeded, cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese - (packed) abt 8 oz
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro plus
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 fully-baked 10-oz thin pizza crust (such as Boboli)
  • 6 tablespoons purchased barbecue sauce


Servings 4


Step 1

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in heavy medium skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Sauté chicken until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to cutting board. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch dice; place chicken in large bowl.

Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and onion to same skillet; sauté over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Add zucchini and yellow squash; sauté until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Transfer vegetable mixture to bowl with chicken and cool. Mix in cheese and 1/3 cup cilantro. Season topping to taste with salt and pepper.

Place pizza crust on large baking sheet. Spread 4 tablespoons barbecue sauce over crust. Top with chicken mixture. Drizzle with remaining 2 tablespoons sauce. Bake pizza until heated through and cheese melts, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 3 tablespoons cilantro and serve.

This recipe yields 4 main-course servings.

This terrific dish also works well as an appetizer if it's cut into bite-size pieces.

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