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Rock Your Pizza

Posted on October 27, 2011

Who says pizza night has to mean take-out? Pepperoni pies are so old school. The best way to get the most out of your pizza is to do it yourself.¬† That’s right, all you need is a great pizza dough recipe or your favorite prepared crust and a little creativity. Of course, we think having a little chicken on hand (and inevitably on top of your pizza) is always an excellent way to think outside of that proverbial pizza-box. Here are some favorite combos that deliver (in less than 30 minutes or your money back).

The Wingding Delight: Toss tender pieces of rotisserie-roasted chicken with buffalo-style hot sauce. Place on pizza dough and cover with crumbled blue cheese and bake until crisp. Serve hot out of the oven topped with finely diced celery.

The Chicken Marsala Special: Sauté chicken with sliced mushrooms and season with garlic, parsley and a splash of marsala. Sprinkle on top of your crust and top with shredded asiago cheese. Bake until bubbly and golden.

Grilled Chicken Fajita Pizza: Spread refried beans on a cornmeal crust and drizzle with your favorite salsa. Top with grilled onions, peppers and FreeBird Grilled Chicken. Finish it off with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and pop it into the oven until crisp and delicious.

Tapenade Chicken Pizza: Who needs to be tethered to tomato sauce? Spread tapenade on your next crust and top with sliced FreeBird chicken and sundried tomatoes. Sprinkle with feta or Parmesan and brush with a little olive oil before baking.

Need a recipe that’s a little more specific? Try our Rosemary, Potato and Caramelized Onion Grilled Pizza today.

Feeling inspired? Send us your photos of your favorite creations and we’ll share ’em with the rest of the groupies.