Husband-Friendly Chicken Pizza Recipe

Husband-Friendly Chicken Pizza

“I created this recipe for my husband who loves BBQ flavored pizza and he absolutely loved it. We basically tried a variety of pizzas and made a list of the ingredients that were working well together and the ones that weren’t and here we are.”

Ingredients For Husband-Friendly Chicken Pizza

Ingredients For Husband-Friendly Chicken Pizza

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 (10 ounce) container refrigerated pizza crust
  • 3/4 cup barbeque sauce
  • 2 cooked chicken breast halves, shredded
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced, or to taste (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

How To Prepare Husband-Friendly Chicken Pizza

It takes 15 minutes to prepare, 35 minutes to cook & gets ready in 50 minutes. It offers 8 servings.


  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, and continue cooking and stirring until the onion is very tender and dark brown, 15 to 20 minutes more.
  2. Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet, and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on a paper towel-lined plate; crumble when cool.
  3. Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  4. Press the refrigerated pizza crust onto the baking sheet to fit the size of the pan. Spread the barbeque sauce evenly over the dough, and sprinkle with the shredded chicken, caramelized onion, bacon, Gorgonzola cheese, and diced jalapeno pepper. Season with paprika and garlic powder. Top with the shredded mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the cheese has melted and is bubbly and the pizza dough is golden brown on the bottom, 15 to 17 minutes.

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