California-Style Chicken Pizza.

first_img Share 23 Views   no discussions Recipe Share Tweet Food & DiningLifestyle California-Style Chicken Pizza. by: – June 23, 2011center_img Sharing is caring! This up-to-date pizza recipe, made with thawed frozen bread dough, is topped with dried tomatoes, Monterey Jack cheese, and grilled chicken breasts.An easy substitution would be the meat from a deli-roasted chicken. Try adding artichokes to vary up the recipe.This would be equally as good if you used Alfredo sauce instead of the tomato sauce.Ingredients:1 16-ounce loaf frozen bread dough, thawed1/4 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel1 tablespoon lemon juice1 tablespoon margarine or butter, melted3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breast halves1/4 cup finely snipped dried tomatoesParmesan Pizza Sauce (see Recipe Center)2 fresh medium tomatoes, thinly sliced1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces) Share Directions:On a lightly floured surface, roll bread dough into a 14-inch circle. Transfer dough to a greased 13-inch pizza pan. Build up edges slightly. Prick generously with a fork. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until light brown.In a small mixing bowl stir together lemon peel, lemon juice, and margarine or butter.Rinse chicken breast halves; pat dry. Grill chicken directly over medium coals for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink, turning once halfway through grilling and brushing occasionally with lemon mixture the last 10 minutes of grilling. Cut chicken into cubes.Meanwhile, pour enough boiling water over dried tomatoes to cover; let stand for 2 minutes. Drain well.Spread Parmesan Pizza Sauce over hot crust. Top with chicken cubes, sliced fresh tomatoes, and dried tomatoes. Sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese.Bake about 12 minutes more or until cheese melts and sauce is bubbly. Makes 6 servings.last_img

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