Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Are you ready for some football pizza? Everyone knows that I don’t like football BUT I do like food. And I’ll be making a few of this and that this Sunday for the Super Bowl best commercial day of the year. Apparently high up on the football food request list are: dips, subs, wings, and pizza! Now I realize why people wear yoga pants (I just can’t stand to say sweat pants ugh) while watching. I’m not sure I’ve ever turned down pizza and I don’t think they’ll turn down this buffalo chicken version. Everyone loves buffalo chicken.

A little googling will provide you with endless links for Buffalo Chicken EVERYTHING. Seriously go ahead and try. This is a perfect pizza to make when you have leftover chicken. I started with chicken legs that I had roasted the night before, I gave them a little shred and done. If you don’t have leftover chicken you can either roast some yourself or just pick up a rotisserie chicken. I used my homemade tomato sauce as the base for the buffalo sauce and for even more flavor I added buffalo sauce to the dough. Double whamy.

 

Don’t worry it’s not TOO hot, we cool things off with the addition of our homemade ranch dressing. It’s really a good thing.

Baci!

 

 

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Serving Size: 8

What You Will Need:

  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 3/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons buffalo hot sauce - divided
  • pizza dough
  • 3 tablespoons ranch dressing
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives - optional

What To Do:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Into a small sauce pan add: tomato sauce, butter, 2 tablespoons of hot sauce. Cook over low heat until butter is combined. Add shredded chicken. Mix to combine and set aside.
  3. Roll dough to desired size and thickness. Add remaining 2 tablespoons of buffalo hot sauce to dough. Knead together until combined.
  4. Place dough onto a baking sheet that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Using your hands or a rolling pin shape to fit pan.
  5. Spread ranch dressing on top of dough. Top with chicken mixture and cheese. Bake for appropriately 8-10 minutes until cheese is bubbly and crust is golden.
  6. Garnish with optional chives.
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7 Comments

  1. 1

    I really need a piece of this pizza! It looks irresistible!

  2. 2

    Wishing I had this for lunch!

  3. 4

    This looks incredibly tasty. Want!

  4. 5

    Oh my Lordy, I want this entire pizza in my face right now. So yummy!!

  5. 6

    I just know my hubby is going to LOVE this!

  6. 7
    Roman expat /

    Just so you know, if you try and serve something like this in Italy you’ll probably get arrested…

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