Cheesy Chicken Fajita Pizza Recipe

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Cheesy Chicken Fajita Pizza Recipe
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Cheesy Chicken Fajita Pizza Recipe

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“This always seems best late at night or when we have friends over," says Darlene Brenden of Salem, Oregon. "Ready to bake pizza crusts are such a time saver and makes this pizza taste as good as any pizzeria.”
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup picante sauce
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

In a large skillet, saute the chicken, onion and green pepper in oil until chicken juices run clear; drain. Sprinkle with chili powder and garlic powder.
Place crust on an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan. Spoon chicken mixture over crust. Top with picante sauce; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 slices.
Originally published as Chicken Fajita Pizza in Cooking for 2 Spring 2009, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 390 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 643mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein.

  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup picante sauce
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  1. In a large skillet, saute the chicken, onion and green pepper in oil until chicken juices run clear; drain. Sprinkle with chili powder and garlic powder.
  2. Place crust on an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan. Spoon chicken mixture over crust. Top with picante sauce; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 slices.
Originally published as Chicken Fajita Pizza in Cooking for 2 Spring 2009, p27

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HBcook User ID: 2966570 101427
Reviewed May. 8, 2011

"Very good pizza. I used rotisserie chicken and a combination of taco sauce and mild picante sauce. It could use more green pepper."

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stephanied1971 User ID: 3257588 163008
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2009

"Made this tonight and it was pretty good. I added some black beans and corn to it, next time I'll add some chiles."

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