BBQ Chicken Mac n’ Cheese Pizza Recipe

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BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
This isn’t so much of a recipe… it’s an idea. A very naughty, indulgent, crazy, yummy idea. A great use of leftovers (which is how this recipe -err- idea was born!) or you can go all out with my Easy Pizza Dough Recipe and Macaroni and Cheese Recipe (which is where my leftovers came from).

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Sounds crazy, I know. But crazy-good!
BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Suggested Ingredients for BBQ Chicken Mac n’ Cheese Pizza:
1 recipe Mac Daddy n’ Cheese
1 recipe Easy Pizza Dough
grilled chicken (1/2 breast, shredded for an 8-inch pizza)
barbecue sauce (to taste)
tomato sauce (to taste, optional)
shredded cheese (any variety, optional)

Oh no you didn’t!
BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Prepare pizza dough. Do this ahead of time to allow the dough to proof. Get the complete step-by-step recipe here. You can also do a quickie version by using pita bread or flat bread for crust. Heck, you can even use bread! As a matter of fact, some inspiration for this crazy pizza was the Grilled Cheese Invitational where a team made a barbecued pork-mac-n-cheese-grilled cheese. UPDATE: That team has become the Grilled Cheese Truck rolling the streets of Los Angeles! Brilliant!

BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Prepare Macaroni and Cheese. Though I normally make my Mac a little more “crusty” on top, I opted for a more cheesy, less crusty version for the pizza. Gooey, baby. Get the complete step-by-step recipe here.

BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Prepare chicken. It can be grilled or baked. Leftover or fresh. Add cooked chicken to a mixing bowl and shred. Add tomato sauce and BBQ sauce to taste. Stir.

Let’s get good n’ crazy!
BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
As you may have guessed, I am a sucker for the grilled pizza. Grill top side of pizza crust or pita/flat bread.

BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Add shredded BBQ chicken.

BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Layer on some Macaroni n’ Cheese.

BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Fill a plastic bag with BBQ sauce and snip the tip. Or heck, you can spoon it on too if you’re not trying to look all fancy on your blog like me.

BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Drizzle, squeeze or somehow apply a bit more BBQ sauce to the top of the macaroni.

BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Top with a little more shredded cheese, if desired, and grill over medium/medium-high heat until cheese is melted and toppings are heated through.

TIP: You can use a grill pan or skillet. You can also bake on a preheated, 450(F) cookie sheet or pizza stone in a preheated oven (450F) for 5-10 minutes. If using the Easy Pizza Dough Recipe, please consult other helpful tips for grilling and oven baking on the recipe page.

BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
Layers of cheesy comfort and tangy barbecued chicken. Oh yeah. Crazy, crazy good!

BBQ Chicken Mac n' Cheese Pizza Recipe
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18 Responses to “BBQ Chicken Mac n’ Cheese Pizza Recipe”

  1. Gera @ SweetsFoods
    10/7/2009 at 2:26 pm #

    I adore every type of single pizzas like this one that it is, alone, a complete yummy meal!!
    The craziest pizza I’ve had was a pizza with bananas….only found in Brazil :D

    Cheers!

    Gera

  2. Cajun Chef Ryan
    10/8/2009 at 10:01 am #

    Oh naw! My son would eat this up in a flash! Looks like great football fare for this weekend. Geaux Tigers!

  3. Chef Tom
    10/8/2009 at 10:54 am #

    I love crazy…and I love this recipe! My girlfriend loves bbq chicken and mac n cheese — so I will be making this for her soon.

  4. Average Betty
    10/9/2009 at 9:03 am #

    Gera, Haha! It is a meal in itself!! Pizza with bananas is one I’ve never heard of – but I’d give it a try! The best football fare, Chef Ryan! Thank you!!
    Hey Chef Tom, Thanks for dropping by my site – I’d love to know what your girlfriend thinks of the pizza!
    Love y’all,
    Betty

  5. gaga
    10/11/2009 at 12:32 pm #

    Mmm, what a great combo! Creative and delicious.

  6. Aggie
    10/29/2009 at 1:29 pm #

    This looks unbelievable!! YUM!

  7. Karly
    11/7/2009 at 7:30 pm #

    What a yummy combination!

  8. winstrol online
    11/18/2009 at 11:09 am #

    Thank you for this delicious recipe. If anyone has not tried it then you should I mad it this past week with dinner and my husband thought it was delicious…

  9. matteo
    11/19/2009 at 6:01 pm #

    i’m italian and this is really an obese disgusting recipe

  10. Aggie
    12/8/2009 at 7:26 pm #

    Oh oh oh…this looks so good!

    (And I’m Italian too :) )

    Found you stumbling!

  11. Pizza Lieferservice Munchen
    2/23/2010 at 1:31 pm #

    woow, I love the recipe, I’ll add this in my menu, would you mind if I copy your recipe.Thanks for sharing such a delicious recipe.

  12. 10top
    3/10/2010 at 4:17 pm #

    I enjoyed reading your interesting yet very informative insight on how to make BBQ CHicken Mac n’ Cheese Pizza!!! Tasty treat!!!. I am looking forward to reading more of your most recent articles and blogs. :D -10top

  13. Kevin
    7/22/2011 at 10:27 am #

    It’s a comfort food extravaganza! Looks soooo good!

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