Homemade thin crust four cheese spicy buffalo chicken pizza with red onions and seasoned shredded chicken. A fun and super flavorful addition to any pizza night or game day menu!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Chicken, Pizza
1/2Cwaterheated to 115°F
1tspactive dry yeast
1 1/4Call purpose flour
1boneless chicken breastuncooked
1/4 tspcayenne pepper
1/4tspground black pepper
1/2Cbuffalo wing sauce
1/4Cred onionthinly sliced
1/4Cblue cheese crumbles
1/4CParmesan cheesefinely grated
1Cwhole milk mozzarellafreshly shredded
1/2Cextra sharp cheddar cheesefreshly shredded
ground black pepper
Ranch or blue cheese dressingfor drizzling
Heat water to 115°F. Combine water with yeast and sugar. Allow mixture to proof for 5-10 minutes.
In a large bowl or stand mixer, combine flour and salt. With mixer running, add yeast mixture, followed by olive oil. Mix until dough just comes together. Knead by hand if necessary. Transfer dough to a lightly greased bowl. Cover and allow to rise in a warm location for roughly one hour or until doubled in size.
Prepare chicken. Slice chicken breast in half widthwise. Add chicken and spices to a small saucepan. Cover with chicken broth. Cook over medium heat until cooked through. Remove and shred chicken. Return shredded chicken to the saucepan. Continue cooking until liquid has cooked off.
Add buffalo sauce to a small saucepan or small skillet. Set over medium heat. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water. Add to buffalo sauce, whisk gently to combine. Constantly whisk until mixture thickens. Immediately remove to a clean bowl. Press plastic wrap to the surface and set aside.
Preheat oven to 425°F.
Slice red onions. Set aside.
Lightly grease a baking sheet with olive oil. Shape dough to desired size and shape. Spread buffalo sauce over dough. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Top off with red onion slices, shredded chicken and optional blue cheese crumbles. Sprinkle with mozzarella and cheddar cheese. Add chopped green onions and a sprinkle of ground black pepper.
Bake for 18-22 minutes or until desired crispness is reached.
Serve warm with optional blue cheese or ranch dressing drizzle.