Chicken Parmesan Pizza

It’s Friday night pizza time! And today I’ve got a super simple pizza idea that uses just 5 ingredients. You can swing by and pickup the ingredients for this pizza on the way home from your busy day.

Since chicken Parmesan is one of my husband’s favorite dishes, I thought I would incorporate those flavors in a simple pizza recipe.

This pizza starts out with Pillsbury’s Artisan pizza dough. I pre-bake the dough, then top it with Marinara sauce, sliced chicken strips that I picked up in my grocer’s deli and Italian blend shredded cheese. Then after baking, I just top with some freshly chopped basil. I served this pizza with a simple bagged Caesar salad.

My whole family raved about this pizza. They loved the cheesy fried chicken on top of the flavorful marinara sauce. If you want to make this a meatless recipe, just make your own oven fried eggplant, and slice before adding to the pizza.

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Yield: 4 servings

Chicken Parmesan Pizza

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Cook Time:  15 minutes    Total Time:  30 minutes


1 can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated artisan pizza crust with whole grain
1/2 cup Marinara sauce
8 strips deli fried chicken, chopped
2 cups shredded Italian blend cheese (Parmesan, mozzarella, Asiago)
1 large bunch fresh basil, chopped, for garnish


Heat oven to 400°. Roll dough out onto cookie sheet and press until desired thickness. Pre-bake dough for 10 - 15 minutes, or until light golden brown. Remove from the oven. Spread pizza sauce on top of dough and then top with chopped fried chicken and cheese.

Bake pizza for 18 – 20 minutes, or until golden brown around edges. Garnish with fresh basil before serving.

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  10 Responses to “Chicken Parmesan Pizza”

  1. Belinda @zomppa — November 30, 2012 @ 5:36 pm

    Wish I could come over for dinner tonight!

  2. Cassie | Bake Your Day — November 30, 2012 @ 11:28 pm

    We definitely love pizza on Friday nights, it just always fits. I love this pizza!

  3. Tara @ Unsophisticook — December 1, 2012 @ 8:41 pm

    Friday night is pizza night in our house too. Love a simple yet delicious pizza!

  4. Rachael {SimplyFreshCooking} — December 3, 2012 @ 8:03 pm

    I want this!!

  5. Aggie — December 4, 2012 @ 1:24 pm

    I have got to pick up that dough, perfect for Friday nights (when I really really don’t want to cook!! ) Your pizza looks amazing Angie, I wish I had it for lunch right now!

  6. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles — December 4, 2012 @ 2:56 pm

    I need to try out this pizza crust – love the sound of that artisan whole grain!

  7. Ralph Bouquet — December 5, 2012 @ 12:04 pm

    I’m shocked it’s taken me this long to run into a chicken parmesan pizza recipe. Everything about this works! Definitely making this happen in the kitchen this week.

  8. Ellie — December 17, 2012 @ 6:28 pm

    I am a bit confused…….In the narrative you say that you prebake the crust and in the directions…….you do not. Which is best?

    • Angie — December 19, 2012 @ 12:16 pm

      you’re right, just fixed, thanks for catching!

  9. Paula — February 20, 2013 @ 7:44 am

    YummI! Looking at the pizza makes me really hungry. It looks absolutely delicious. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe with us.!

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