Spicy Chinese Pizza

Spicy Chinese Pizza

A versatile pizza that serves as an appetizer or a main course.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1
tablespoon chili or vegetable oil
3/4
pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
1
can (8 ounces) no-salt-added tomato sauce
1
tablespoon chili puree with garlic
1
teaspoon soy sauce
1
package (16 ounces) ready-to-serve original pizza crust (12 to 14 inches in diameter)
1
can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
2
ounces small snow (Chinese) pea pods (1/2 cup)
1/3
cup sliced red onion
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Heat oven to 375ºF. Heat wok or 10-inch skillet over high heat. Add oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add chicken and gingerroot; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in tomato sauce, chili puree and soy sauce.
  2. Spoon chicken mixture onto pizza crust to within 1/2 inch of edge. Top with water chestnuts, pea pods and onion. Sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until pizza is hot and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with cilantro.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Try topping the pizza with other Asian vegetables. Instead of or in addition to the water chestnuts, add sliced green onions, bamboo shoots and sliced mushrooms.
Special Touch
Cutting the pizza into small wedges or squares turns this recipe into a great appetizer.
Serve With
Add an Asian cabbage salad and fresh pineapple.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 285
    • (Calories from Fat 100 ),
  • Total Fat 11 g
    • (Saturated Fat 5 g,),
  • Cholesterol 40 mg;
  • Sodium 450 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 20 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.