Spicy Chinese Pizza
A versatile pizza that serves as an appetizer or a main course.
Prep: 15 min - Cook: 5 min - Bake: 20 min
1 tablespoon chili or vegetable oil
3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
1 can (8 ounces) no-salt-added tomato sauce
1 tablespoon chili puree with garlic
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 package (16 ounces) ready-to-serve original pizza crust (12 to 14 inches in diameter)
1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
2 ounces small snow (Chinese) pea pods (1/2 cup)
1/3 cup sliced red onion
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1. Heat oven to 375ºF. Heat wok or 10-inch skillet over high heat.
Add oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add chicken and gingerroot;
stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in
center. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in tomato sauce, chili puree
and soy sauce.
2. Spoon chicken mixture onto pizza crust to within 1/2 inch of
edge. Top with water chestnuts, pea pods and onion. Sprinkle
3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until pizza is hot and cheese is
melted. Sprinkle with cilantro.
Makes 8 servings
Nutritional Info Per 1 Serving: Calories 285 (Calories from Fat 100);
Fat 11g (Saturated 5g); Cholesterol 40mg; Sodium 450mg; Potassium 340mg;
Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 20g
Diet Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat
This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.