chicken pizza

Time: 1 hour


  • Boneless chicken breasts pan-seared 2
  • Dough of pizza as required
  • Butter 4 tablespoons
  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons + for dusting
  • Milk 2 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste
  • Paprika ½ teaspoon
  • Processed cheese grated 3 tablespoons
  • Extra virgin olive oil for brushing and drizzling
  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons
  • Yellow bell pepper ½ large
  • Red bell pepper ½ large
  • Mozzarella cheese 3 tablespoons + ½ cup
  • Basil leaves 4-5


  • Preheat oven at 220ºC.
  • Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add flour, mix and sauté for half a minute.
  • Add milk and stir continuously till smooth. Reduce heat, add salt, 1 teaspoon chilli flakes and crushed peppercorns and mix well.
  • Add paprika, processed cheese, mix well and simmer till the sauce thickens.
  • Dust the worktop with some flour. Roll out the dough into a thin large pizza base. Dust a baking tray with some flour, put the base on it and prick it all over with a fork,
  • Brush the base with some olive oil. Top with garlic and bake in preheated oven for 2-3 minutes.
  • Deseed yellow and red bell pepper and cut into thick strips. Cut chicken into thick strips.
  • Spread prepared sauce on the pizza base evenly. Top with ½ cup mozzarella cheese, bell pepper strips and chicken strips. Sprinkle remaining chilli flakes, crushed peppercorns and torn basil leaves. Drizzle some olive oil, top with 3 tablespoons mozzarella cheese and bake in the preheated oven till the cheese melts.
  • Cut into wedges and serve hot.