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02 January 2013,04:26 by
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PIRI PIRI CHICKEN PIZZA

Makes :
2 pizzas

Preparation Time :
35 minutes

Cooking Time :
30 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Sift the flour into a mixing bowl and add the yeast and salt, making a small well in the top. Mix the water and oil together into the bowl and gradually combine to a sticky dough.
  • Lightly flour the work surface and knead the dough for about 10 - 12 minutes, until it is smooth and elastic.
  • Place the pizza bases on two baking trays, using a rolling pin to transfer them from the work surface.
  • Place the oil in a dish and add the chicken, spices, oregano and honey. Cover and leave in the refrigerator to marinate for 1-2 hours.
  • Knock back the dough by gently kneading for about a minute, then divide into two balls.
  • Flatten each ball, roll out on a lightly floured work surface, giving a quarter turn between each roll.
  • Preheat the oven to 220°C / 425°F / Gas Mark 7. Place the pizza bases on two baking trays.
  • Use a pastry brush to wet the edges, then fold over to seal the cheese inside the crust.
  • Place the marinated chicken on a baking tray and bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until just cooked through.
  • Divide the pizza sauce between the two pizza bases, spreading almost to the edges.
  • Scatter over the chicken, onion, yellow pepper and cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melting and turning golden and the bases are crisp. Drizzle with the soured cream and serve immediately.

INGREDIENTS

Basic Pizza Dough

  • 250 grams strong white flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 150 ml hand-hot water
  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil, plus extra for kneading
  • 1 teaspoon easy-blend dried yeast
  • Salt, to taste
  • 100 grams mozzarella cheese in brine, drained and cut into short strips

Topping

  • 250 grams ready-prepared tomato pizza sauce
  • 250 grams mozzarella cheese in brine, drained and roughly torn
  • 500 grams chicken breast meat, cut into small cubes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic pepper
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon clear honey
  • 75 grams soured cream, to serve
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and finely sliced
  • Salt and pepper

1 comment for “Piri Piri Chicken Pizza”

  • Mridusmita Dutta
    Posted 13 March 2013 at 20:03:55

    Recipe is nice.. I wanted 2 ask, if we can make Pizza in OTG ?? We dont have a Microwave...if we make it in OTG, temperature will be same na?

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