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BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Chicken pizza is a great combo of smoky sweet barbecue sauce, chicken, spicy red onions, fresh cilantro, and mozzarella cheese. It makes a great weeknight dinner or a super addition to a football game watch party!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue pizza, chicken pizza, homemade pizza
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 8 pizza slices


  • 1 12" store bought pizza crust original or thin
  • 1/3 cup (heaping) barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella or provolone cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • Thinly sliced red onion- desired amount
  • Spices: Garlic Powder, Red Pepper Flakes, Salt, and Pepper


  • 1 large chicken breast fully cooked, sliced



  • Preheat the oven to 425.
  • Place the pizza crust on a sheet pan or pizza pan. Top with barbecue sauce and spread it evenly across the crust, leaving a 1 inch border around the edge.
  • Spread the chicken evenly across the pizza. Top with the shredded cheese.
  • Sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Add red pepper flakes if you like a little spice.
  • Finish the pizza by adding the red onion and cilantro.
  • Place the pizza in the oven, if you like a crisper crust place the pizza directly on the oven rack.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, until the crust is golden and crisp and the cheese melted and bubbly.
  • Let rest a few minutes before slicing.