Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Barbecue Chicken Pizza



Ingredients:

3 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/3 cups warm water
1 tablespoon sugar
1 packet yeast
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound cooked chicken
1/4-1/3 cup barbecue sauce
1/4  cup scallions, chopped
1/4 cup pickled jalapenos
3/4-1 cup cheddar, shredded

Directions:

Whisk 3 3/4 cups flour and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt. Make a well and add 1 1/3 cups warm water, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 packet yeast. When foamy, mix in 3 tablespoons olive oil; knead until smooth, 5 minutes. Brush with olive oil, cover in a bowl and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour 30 minutes. Divide into two 1-pound balls. Use 1 pound per recipe unless noted.

Stretch dough into two thin 9-inch rounds.  Stretch dough into a 15-by-9-inch rectangle. Top with cooked chicken, 1/4 cup barbecue sauce, scallions, pickled jalapeños and 1 cup shredded cheddar. Bake until golden.
How to make a pizza:

Step 1: Place a pizza stone or an inverted baking sheet on the lowest oven rack and preheat to 500 degrees.

Step 2: Stretch 1 pound dough on a floured pizza peel, large wooden cutting board or parchment paper.

Step 3: Top as desired, then slide the pizza (with the parchment paper, if using) onto the stone or baking sheet. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes.

Recipe shared from: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes-and-cooking/easy-pizzas/pictures/index.html