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Indian Tikka Masala Pizza with Chicken

Indian Tikka Masala Pizza with Chicken

Ingredients

  • 10 oz skinless and boneless chicken breast
  • 1 jar Tikka Masala Sauce, prepared
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 jalapeno, deseeded
  • Salt to taste
  • One (1) 12-inches store-bought pizza crust or three (3) 7-inches mini pizza crusts
  • Olive oil for brushing
  • 1/4 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • Handful of coriander leaves/cilantro, chopped, save some for garnish
  • Tomato Sauce:
  • 4 oz tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • Spice Mix:
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala

Prep Time:

25 minutes

Cook Time:

15 minutes

Serves:

3

Preparation

  1. Heat grill to medium high heat.
  2. In a bowl, marinate the chicken with the prepared tikka masala for at least an hour in the refrigerator..
  3. Make tomato sauce and set aside.
  4. Make spice mix and set aside.
  5. Heat a small sauce pan and melt the butter. Sauté the garlic and jalapeno until aromatic. Pour in the Spice Mix and sauté until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes on medium heat. Remove the jalapeno and discard.
  6. Remove meat from marinade and discard juice.
  7. Grill marinated meat until nicely marked and heated to 165°F. About 6-7 minutes. Chop into cubes.
  8. Pre-heat oven to 450°F.
  9. Place pizza crust on a pizza pan and brush lightly with olive oil. Spread tomato sauce on the pizza crust. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of cheese. Arrange the chicken on the pizza. Top it with the sliced onions, chopped cilantro and the remaining cheese.
  10. Reduce the temperature to 425°F.
  11. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  12. Remove the pizza from the pan when done and garnish with remaining chopped cilantro.