Thursday night at our house is usually “pizza night”. We didn’t really plan it out that way, it just sort of happened over time. By the time Thursday rolls around, I’ll have cooked dinner every night that week and we’re ready for something convenient, plus, we happen to live within a stones throw of the best pizza in the area. So, somehow, Thursday night eventually turned into “pizza night”. But just because it happens to be “pizza night”, doesn’t mean it has to be take out pizza. We love making pizza at home- our favorite variety is black olives, mushrooms, green olives and fresh tomatoes, but last week we wanted something different. I had some leftover grilled pineapple from the night before and thought the classic ham/pineapple combination might be good, but honestly, I’m a little tired of that one. Then I remembered I had two small chicken breasts thawed in the fridge, so I decided on BBQ chicken pizza with pineapple and cilantro! YES!

I cooked my chicken in the crockpot, then shredded it and tossed it with BBQ sauce, brushed the pizza crust with a very thin layer of BBQ sauce and ranch dressing, topped it with cheddar and mozzarella cheese, the BBQ chicken and the pineapple, then after baking, gave it a hearty sprinkling of cilantro. OMG-HOLY-YUM!!! We gobbled this up as if we hadn’t eaten in days! An instant favorite! You MUST try this pizza!

BBQ Chicken and Grilled Pineapple Pizza

1 large, thin pizza crust (I used Boboli brand)
1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 chicken breasts, fully cooked and shredded
1/2 cup BBQ sauce, plus more for brushing on the crust
1/4 cup ranch salad dressing (*I make my own with a ranch seasoning packet, mayo and buttermilk)
fresh pineapple, cut into 1-inch pieces (however much you like- we like lots!)
fresh cilantro, chopped, about 1/3 cup

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Toss the cooked, shredded chicken breasts with the BBQ sauce. Set aside.

Brush the pizza crust with a thin layer of BBQ sauce (if you’re using homemade pizza dough or the roll-out kind in the can, you’ll need to pre-bake it for 10 minutes or so, just to crisp it up a little bit. My crust was pre-baked already, so I skipped this step), then spread on the ranch dressing. Top with the cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese, then the chicken and pineapple. Bake for about 15 minutes, until all the cheese is melted and the crust is golden brown. Top with the chopped cilantro. Makes 1 pizza.

Recipe source: Sing For Your Supper original

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  1. My husband and I love pizza, and this one looks like a must try!

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    Comment by Dishes of Mrs. Fish — March 30, 2011 @ 6:15 AM

  2. That looks so super tasty and cheesy! We have a pizza night too (Fridays for us!) and I think I must try that one next time around!!!

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    Comment by Kim — March 30, 2011 @ 6:44 AM

  3. This looks so great!! We have the same problem on Thursdays around here. I call it the Thursday Night Cooking Burnout. :) Thanks for supplying the solution! I will definitely be trying this.

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    Comment by themilkmanswife — March 30, 2011 @ 8:48 AM

  4. I think my husband would marry YOU for this pizza (*wink*)!

    I’m tempted to switch our pizza night for this recipe instead….

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    Comment by Jill (JBean Cuisine) — March 30, 2011 @ 3:22 PM

  5. This sounds delicious! We just started pizza night in our house. I’ll be trying this out soon!

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    Comment by Christina — March 30, 2011 @ 3:40 PM

  6. We make our own pizzas on Friday nights for family movie night. I usually try to use up leftovers on it if possible. Our family favorite is buffalo chicken pizza. Your pizza looks so delicious! I love BBQ and pineapple but I would never be able to convince my husband to try it :( Thanks for sharing!

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    Comment by Celeste — March 31, 2011 @ 7:35 AM

  7. Just made this tonight! Had to make it as soon as I saw it. Absolutely delicious. It’s being printed out and added to our recipe book. Thanks!

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    Comment by Tynabee — March 31, 2011 @ 7:50 PM

  8. BBQ chicken pizza is my favorite. I’ve never made it myself though, I always cheat and order in. I might just have to try it!

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    Comment by Liz — April 1, 2011 @ 10:49 PM

  9. How did you cook the chicken in the crockpot? What seasonings did you add as well as the cooking time?

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    amy Reply:

    I just threw the chicken in the crockpot with a little bit of water (no more than 1/4cup), salt and pepper and cooked it all day on low. When it was done cooking I tossed it with BBQ sauce.

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    Comment by Rochelle — April 10, 2011 @ 10:13 AM

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  11. Made this for supper a few nights ago – it was delicious! Something different and very tasty!

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    Comment by Shannon — September 21, 2011 @ 3:27 PM

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    Comment by Jailbreak — March 25, 2012 @ 4:36 PM

  13. I loved the combo of the bbq with the pineapple. I personally love pineapple on pizza anyways, but it was really good with the smokey sweet of the BBQ :) Thank you for sharing!

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    Comment by Sarah E. — June 25, 2012 @ 5:04 PM

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  16. Hello, your pizza looks so crunchy but mine doesn’t. I got problem while baking the Pizza dough with pineapple.Under the heat, the pineapple pieces started to appear “pineapple juice”, resulting in a chewy pizza. Could you pls give me some tips? tks

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    amy Reply:

    Actually, the outer edges of my crust were crunchy but where the toppings were, it was a little on the chewy side. We prefer it that way, though.

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    Comment by Amy — April 8, 2014 @ 11:43 AM

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