Peking Chicken Pizza

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 pound thin cut (cutlets) boneless, skinless chicken breast

Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling

Grill seasoning blend (recommended: Montreal Seasoning by McCormick) or salt and pepper

2 tablespoons cornmeal or all-purpose flour

1 package store bought pizza dough (you are making 1 12-inch pie)

2 to 3 tablespoons sesame seeds

3 tablespoons plum sauce or Peking Duck Sauce

3 tablespoons barbecue sauce, any variety or brand

2 cups shredded Monterey Jack, available on dairy aisle

2 scallions, chopped in 1-inch pieces on an angle

1/4 red bell pepper, chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Drizzle oil over chicken cutlets and season with grill seasoning blend or salt and pepper. Grill chicken 3 or 4 minutes on each side. Slice chicken into very thin strips.
  3. Sprinkle a pizza pan or baking stone with cornmeal or flour. Press dough into a pizza shell, working all the way to edges of the pan. Sprinkle the edges of your dough with sesame seeds. Cover the pie with 3 tablespoons each plum sauce or duck sauce and barbecue sauce. Cover pie with cheese. Top with sliced chicken and scallions and red pepper. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, until crisp and cheese is bubbly. Cut into 8 slices.
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