BBQ Chicken Pizza

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Oh me how happy was I with this pizza? Darned happy, that’s how happy! All of my favorite things. Crunchy pizza crust. Moist, tender chicken, cheese, smoky BBQ sauce, and of course, some heat! BBQ chicken pizza was a big hit in our household, that’s for sure! BBQ chicken pizza is also the easiest, tastiest way to use up leftover cooked chicken. You can also make this same recipe using leftover pulled pork or smoked brisket.

BBQ Chicken Pizza

I used a smoky, hickory-flavored BBQ sauce since the chicken I used was roasted and didn’t have that much smoky flavor. If I was going to use smoked pork or beef I’d use a sauce without a smoky flavor since there’s already enough of that in the meat.

If I’m reaching for a bottled BBQ sauce, I often go for Sweet Baby Ray’s.

Also try my white garlic chicken pizza.

BBQ Chicken Pizza
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BBQ Chicken Pizza

Oh me how happy was I with this pizza? Darned happy, that’s how happy! All of my favorite things.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword BBQ, chicken, pizza
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 pizza
Calories 1859kcal
Author Mike


  • 1 large pizza crust
  • ½ cup your favorite BBQ sauce use hickory-flavored sauce for the best results
  • 10 ounces chicken cooked, chopped or shredded
  • ¼ cup red onion sliced
  • cup smoked mozzarella cheese shredded
  • cup Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • roasted jalapenos chopped, or substitute sliced pickled jalapenos
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped, for garnish


  • Preheat oven per pizza crust instructions.
  • Brush some of the BBQ sauce over the pizza crust.
  • Combine chicken and BBQ sauce. Spread evenly over the crust.
  • Add onion, cheeses, and jalapenos.
  • Bake per crust instructions.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, slice and serve.


Calories: 1859kcal | Carbohydrates: 256g | Protein: 80g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 4134mg | Potassium: 708mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 1070IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 809mg | Iron: 13mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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