Don’t wait for delivery when you have a hankering for pizza! 20-Minute BBQ Chicken Pizza is faster than any take-out and even more delicious! The chicken is juicy and coated in the smoky-sweet barbeque sauce, which creates a nice contrast with the tangy red onions! This pizza has all of the delicious cheese stretchiness and meltiness that makes pizza so alluring without the wait! 20-Minute BBQ Chicken Pizza will become a weeknight favorite or a weekend snack the second you try it!

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  • cornmeal, for dusting
  • 1 pound pizza dough
  • 1 cup rotisserie chicken, diced
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/3 cup red onions, thinly sliced
  • chopped cilantro, optional, for garnish


Step 1 –Prepare a baking sheet and liberally sprinkle it with cornmeal.

Step 2 –Roll the pizza dough out relatively flat.

Step 3 –Transfer the rolled dough to the prepared baking sheet.

Step 4 –In a medium bowl, combine the chicken and 1/2 of the barbecue sauce.

Step 5 –Spread the remaining barbecue sauce directly onto the dough, leaving a small border around the edges.

Step 6 –Sprinkle the cheese on top of the barbecue sauce.

Step 7 –Add the coated chicken on top of the cheese.

Step 8 –Scatter the red onions on the top of the pizza.

Step 9 –Put the pizza into the oven until the crust is fully baked and golden brown, about 10-12 minutes. For best results, rotate the pizza halfway through to ensure even cooking.

Step 10 –Sprinkle the pizza with chopped cilantro and serve warm!