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Chicken Barbacoa Pizza

Author: Michelle De La Cerda


  • Pizza Dough
  • 2 tbsp . BBQ sauce
  • ½ cup BBQ shredded chicken +/-
  • ½ cup green cabbage; diced
  • Onion slices
  • Bell pepper slices
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Cilantro; freshly chopped
  • Extra virgin olive oil


  1. Roll out the dough ball to the desired thinness. 
  2. Using a pastry brush, brush the edges or crust of the dough with olive oil. 
  3. Take two hearty kitchen tablespoons of BBQ sauce and spread around the dough, stopping at the olive oil border.
  4. Evenly spread the chicken over the sauce. 
  5. Layer the onions, bell peppers, cabbage and cheese.  Sprinkle freshly chopped cilantro over the entire pizza.

Outdoor Pizza Oven

  1. Place the pizza in the oven, towards the back, it will cook in about 2 minutes, but watch it, and half way through cooking, move it closer to the front of the oven.  
  2. Remove it from the oven, allow it to sit for a minute then slice and serve.

Indoor Oven with Pizza Stone

  1. Or if using a pizza stone indoors: preheat the oven to 400° and allow the stone to preheat for at least 10 minutes. 
  2. Assemble the pizza and slide it onto the stone in the oven. 
  3. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until it has reached the desired doneness.