So… here I am, going on and on about this chicken I managed to defrost by using our fat oven setting and I realized- I have nothing to eat this chicken with! After a long heated debate of chicken fajitas vs chicken nachos, we came to a decision: chicken pizza.
I decided to start a blog series about pizza topping ideas, as I feel so many of us resort to the usual pepperoni (myself included!). I’m never the most adventurous when it comes to pizza.
Before I begin I thought I would go through a few dough options:
I’ve done a range a things before when making my pizza, from pre-being the thin base already made, to buying the dough, to making the dough myself. Tescos, Asda, Morrisons all have a wide range of pizza base ideas that are affordable for student and of little hassle – depending if you want to make your own base or just use an already booked thin “flat bread” sort of base.
For those interested in making their own, BBC good food have a great and easy recipe I often follow! Click here for a look!
Again pizza bases can be store bought in a jar, made easily by throwing some pepper and tomato sauce together, or made with a bit more pizzaz. My favorite pizza base recipe is also from BBC good food (I can barely resist any of their recipes!)
Click here for a quick and easy pizza sauce recipe.
I chose to do a cajun chicken pizza, as its very close to home for me – and I was missing some home-like food!
- Pizza sauce (home made or store bought – see above)
- Pizza Base (home made or store bought – see above)
- Chicken Breast
- Red onion
- Cajun Seasoning
- Red Pepper
- Mozzarella Cheese
- Basic (for taste)
1. Preheat oven to 200 C.
2. Heat oil in pan and put in diced bell peppers and red onions.
3. Slice chicken into small slices and put in pan to fry with onions and bell peppers. Add sliced garlic once almost cooked thru.
4. On pizza base add sauce, mozzarella cheese, and basil while toppings are cooking on stove.
5. Sprinkle in salt, pepper, and cajun spices once almost fully cooked. Once cooked, repeat sprinkling of salt, pepper, and cajun spices. (Add as desired for strong flavor).
6. Placed in oven for about 5 minutes or until cheese is beginning to melt.