Prep 20m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 40m
Servings 4 servings Calories 600.1

Zesty chicken, fresh veggies and spicy pepperjack cheese make a pizza that has big flavor!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ½ tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch strips
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 yellow pear tomatoes, stems removed
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ lime, zested and juiced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pre-baked thin pizza crust
  • 8 ounces shredded pepperjack cheese

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat over to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). In a small bowl, combine paprika, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, onion powder, thyme, oregano, and cayenne. Sprinkle liberally over chicken. Store any remaining mixture in airtight container for later use.
  2. 2 Heat a large skillet over high heat. Pour oil into hot skillet, and cook chicken in oil for 2 to 3 minutes, or until fully cooked.
  3. 3 Combine tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, garlic, cilantro, lime zest, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spread over pizza crust, then arrange chicken over tomato mixture. Top with cheese.
  4. 4 Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until cheese melts.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 600.1
  • Carbohydrate 28.1 g
  • Cholesterol 133.6 mg
  • Fat 35.1 g
  • Fiber 3.4 g
  • Protein 44 g
  • Saturated Fat 12.7 g
  • Sodium 2652 mg
  • Sugar 2.6 g

Reviews

  1. This pizza was okay but I had a few issues with the recipe. It calls for two yellow pear tomatoes but the only yellow pear tomatoes I'm familiar with are about the size of cherry tomatoes - so two would definitely not be enough for this recipe. I used two yellow Heirloom. In my opinion - Read more ...
  2. I LOVE this pizza!! It's delicious yet healthy! I too use whole wheat pizza crust and use olive oil to marinate the chicken and 2% cheese or whatever I have on hand. I have also used red tomatoes yellow and Roma tomatoes. They all work. I have also put spinach on the bottom before too. - Read more ...
  3. Fabulous. I par-baked a pizza crust for about 5-7 minutes to avoid a soggy crust-used a Trader Joe's pizza dough purchased in the refrigerator section. The chicken is fabulous with the spice combination. Because I was at a friend's house using a dull knife to chop the salsa ingredients I eventually used a food processor - Read more ...
  4. My husband LOVES this. He got ill with me when I shared the leftovers with my sister for lunch! He thinks it's better with yellow tomatoes but red tomatoes are fine. I followed the advice of others and cut the salt in half for the chicken rub. I also used a whole wheat pizza crust. - Read more ...
  5. This pizza was incredible the chicken was great. I added crumbled turkey bacon as well. The only problem I had was the crust came out kind of soggy on the bottom. Be sure to drain extra tomato juice before spreading salsa.
  6. The pizza was very good but I believe that the oregano was too strong in the chicken's seasoning. Next time I make it I will cut it down if not omit it completely.
  7. Freakin' amazing. The chicken is excellent by itself but what really steals the show is the sauce. It's almost like having your chicken and cheese on top of a delicious bed of fresh salsa.
  8. I too only used this for the Blackened Chicken part was by far the best I've had (but be-warned it is abit spicy). Probally not for the younger croud but if you like full flavor and a bite back this stuff is great!
  9. Awesome recipe! Made it twice this week. Used whole wheat crust and tasted delish!!!
  10. Excellent gourmet tasting pizza!! Kids loved it although they thought it was a little spicy. A definite keeper!

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