Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza made with a 10 minute crust – perfect for hot summer nights and busy schedules!
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I don’t know about you but when the summer hits we fire up the grill and keep that baby going several nights a week. Nothing tastes better than food straight from the grill during the hot summer months in my opinion. And, of course, my air conditioner appreciates the break as does my electricity bill :) One dinner that we love to make is grilled pizza. Honestly, grilled pizza is about the quickest meal you can make on the grill – even faster than hot dogs – and it’s so versatile! I like to prep a number of ingredients so everyone gets to customize their pizza just the way they like it.
Of course, sometimes this mama likes to keep it simple and just make up a pizza that I know everyone will love and this Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza is just that. I make this incredibly easy on myself using Tyson grilled chicken strips (you could easily substitute a Rotisserie chicken) and I bake up the bacon in advance. The pizza crust comes together in under ten minutes. Did you catch that? 10 MINUTES people. And it’s awesome. Like really, really awesome. You’re going love it – promise!
So I’m going to tell you the trick to successfully grilling pizzas. Be prepared. Have all of your ingredients ready to go in little bowls or plates. If you are making them for a party, prep all the ingredients, and have people fill their own bowl full of the ingredients they want on their pizza. It literally takes 3-4 minutes for the pizza to be perfectly cooked on one side. You don’t want to be running back into the kitchen because you forgot the pizza sauce :) Make sure to remove the crusts carefully and then add the toppings. Throw the pizzas back in for another 3 minutes and bam! Dinner is served!
I used Fleischmann’s Pizza Crust Yeast for my pizza dough. It is the first and only yeast designed specifically for quick and easy pizza crusts. With no rise time needed I can have my pizzas on the grill before Reece and Bryce start with the “What’s for dinner?” routine. You’re going to love how easy the dough is to shape and with the dough relaxers in Fleischmann’s Pizza Crust Yeast you won’t need to be re-stretching your dough at the grill.
Grilled pizzas are the bomb because they are supposed to look rustic. Don’t even try for that perfect circle – just have fun with it and get the kids involved too! This is supposed to be a fun, stress-free dinner so enjoy yourself!
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