Peri-Peri Chicken Pizza

This recipe makes: 2 pizzas

Serving size: 1 pizza

Make time: 25 mins (10 mins preparing, 10-15 mins baking)

Ingredients

  • 1 pita pocket – wholemeal (signature range or similar)
  • 100g cottage cheese
  • 80g mozzarella cheese – grated
  • 160g raw chicken – tenderloins or stir fry (TIP: buy pre-cut to save time)
  • 2Tbsp tomato paste
  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 100g capsicum
  • 60g Nandos peri-peri sauce – medium
  • Spray olive oil

Vegetarian – replace chicken with an extra 120g cottage cheese and add extra 20g
mozzarella
Vegan – replace chicken for 160g tofu and replace mozzarella with 80g nut cheese

Method

  1. Pre-heat oven to 200°C
  2. Spray fry pan with olive oil and cook chicken in pan until cooked through but not until browned, as you’ll be putting it in the oven soon you don’t want it to over-cook and become dry
  3. Stir in peri-peri sauce then set chicken aside
  4. Open up the pita pocket into two halves so you have two round pizza bases
  5. Spray both pizza bases with olive oil then brush tomato paste onto the pitas
  6. Lay on cottage cheese and half the mozzarella, basil, capsicum and top with the other half of the mozzarella
  7. Bake for 12-14 mins until pizza base is browned.

Calories: 392 Carbs: 30 Fat: 12 Protein: 42 Fibre: 1

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