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Grilled Bourbon-Chicken Pizza

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Grilled Bourbon-Chicken Pizza
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 6
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Use Pillsbury refrigerated classic pizza crust to get a quick start on this grilled pizza recipe. Adding a bit of bourbon to the make-ahead barbeque sauce gives it a sophisticated kick.
By Cheri Liefeld
Updated Sep 14, 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can (13.8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Classic Crust Pizza Crust
  • 2 cups shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small saucepan, stir together barbecue sauce, bourbon, chipotle chile and garlic. Heat to boiling; remove from heat. Reserve 5 tablespoons sauce in small bowl; set aside.
  • 2
    Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning once and brushing frequently with remaining sauce, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove chicken to plate; cut into bite-size pieces. In medium bowl, mix chopped chicken with 2 tablespoons of the reserved barbecue sauce. Discard any remaining sauce used for brushing.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 15x10-inch cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; starting at center, press out dough to edge of pan. Brush crust with remaining 3 tablespoons reserved barbecue sauce. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the cheese; top with chicken, bell pepper, onion, bacon and remaining 1 3/4 cups cheese.
  • 4
    Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are browned and cheese is melted. Cut into squares.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    The barbecue sauce can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
  • tip 2
    You can cook the chicken indoors on a stove-top grill pan, or bake it, brushing with the sauce as directed.

Nutrition

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