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Chicken Marinara Pizza

Try this non-traditional Chicken Marinara Pizza to change things up!
Categories Easy Dinner
Difficulty Easy
Keyword chicken pizza with red sauce, marinara pizza, pizza marinara
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 302 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt to season chicken
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper to season chicken
  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 pizza crust see recipe here
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce see recipe here
  • 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella grated
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat and add oil. Generously season the chicken with sea salt and ground black pepper and place in skillet. Cook each side until browned nicely, covering the skillet if necessary with a cover to cook chicken all the way through. When cooked, remove from heat and let set to cool for about 5-10 minutes.

  3. Once cooled, slice bite-size pieces of chicken to be spread over the pizza. Set aside.
  4. Spread the tomato sauce over the pizza dough, leaving about 1/2 inch around the outside edge for the crust. Sprinkle sauce with oregano, basil, thyme, salt and pepper.
  5. Arrange the sliced chicken over the spices and tomato sauce. Sprinkle the grated mozzarella and cheddar over the chicken and evenly across the pizza.
  6. Place the pizza into the oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the crust edges are golden and the cheese is melted. After taking the pizza out of the oven, allow it to cool for a few minutes so that the cheese has time to set. Slice pizza and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Marinara Pizza
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 302 Calories from Fat 92
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.2g16%
Saturated Fat 3.2g16%
Cholesterol 20.7mg7%
Sodium 280.7mg12%
Carbohydrates 39.7g13%
Fiber 1.4g6%
Sugar 2.1g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.