BBQ Chicken Pineapple Flatbread

This delicious BBQ Chicken Pineapple Flatbread is the perfect recipe to use up leftover shredded chicken from meal prep! With rich, tangy flavors and a no-bake store bought base this easy pizza recipe can be ready and on the table in under 20 minutes! Add this to your plans for an easy weeknight dinner!

BBQ Chicken Pineapple Flatbread

Okay pineapple on pizza is a move, anyone else agree!? I honestly think it’s my favorite kind of pizza and this BBQ Chicken Pineapple Flatbread is a new favorite over here. Shredded crockpot chicken is so easy and I always love to find different ways to use it when I make it for the week. This flatbread is a great way to switch it up and make a delicious weeknight dinner!

I hope you love it as much as I do!

By the way, if you’ve made a batch of shredded chicken just for this recipe, you need to check out my roundup of simple ways to use meal prepped crockpot chicken: you can check out that post for more ideas here!

What you need for BBQ Chicken Pineapple Flatbread:

  • Flatbread
  • Chicken Breast
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Pineapple
  • Red Onion
  • Minced garlic
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Monterey Jack with Jalapeno Peppers Shredded Cheese
  • Sea salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Cilantro

How to make this flatbread:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Start by adding minced garlic to your flatbread.
  3. Place in the oven on the middle rack for 5 minutes.
  4. If you haven’t already prepared your shredded bbq crockpot chicken, you will want to reserve 3-4 hrs to do that in the crockpot.
  5. Finely dice the red onion into long pieces. Cut up pineapple and cilantro too.
  6. Remove the flatbread from the oven and add toppings, leaving the cilantro off.
  7. Place back in the oven on a baking sheet for 7-9 minutes.
  8. Top with cilantro
  9. Drizzle with more bbq sauce.
  10. Enjoy!

How to store your leftover flatbread:

It’s best to store any leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge! That’s if you have any leftovers 😉 I like using these containers for easy fridge storage and these for on the go!

If you don’t have flatbread to use, other great options would be:

  • wraps or tortillas
  • large pita bread
  • cauliflower crust (which depending on your BBQ sauce will make this pizza gluten-free!)
  • a pre-made pizza base
  • make your own crust! (I love this one from Simple Mills)
BBQ Chicken Pineapple Flatbread

FAQs:

How do I make the shredded bbq chicken?

I think it’s best in the crockpot! I will add 1 lb chicken breast, 1 cup bbq sauce, ⅓ cup chicken broth, sea salt and black pepper to the crockpot. Then let it cook for 3-4 hrs. Once cooked, remove from the crockpot and shred the chicken. Add the chicken back to the crockpot to soak up all the bbq sauce!

Can I add any other toppings?

Sure! Canned corn would go really great with the BBQ sauce & the pineapple! If you’re looking to up the veg content thinly sliced mushrooms would also be delicious on top.

What is the difference between naan and pizza dough?

Naan is an Indian flatbread made from white flour (sometimes whole wheat flour), yeast, milk, yogurt, salt, and ghee or cooking oil. When it comes to pizza dough, we see some similarities: white flour, yeast and salt are all used. However, pizza dough does not contain milk or yogurt and olive oil is typically used instead of ghee or cooking oil.

Naan is traditionally cooked in a tandoor oven at high temperatures, which means that it needs to be able to withstand extreme temperatures without burning. Pizza dough is usually cooked at much lower temperatures in a home oven or even stove top so it doesn’t need to be as robust as naan.

So what does this mean for the composition of each dough? The difference between the two seems to come down to the presence of dairy products in naan.

The difference is not in the ingredients. Naan and pizza dough have almost exactly the same ingredients: flour, water, yeast, and salt. The differences are in the proportions and how they are used.

What BBQ sauce did you use?

I used a Texas BBQ sauce from Central Market. Any of your favorites can be used here.

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BBQ Chicken Pineapple Flatbread

BBQ Chicken Pineapple Flatbread

Yield: Serves 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This BBQ Chicken Pineapple Flatbread is full of flavor and makes for a delicious weeknight dinner. Made with just a few simple ingredients and a meal that everyone will love!

Ingredients

  • 1 flatbread (7.5oz)
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1lb chicken breast
  • 1 cup bbq sauce
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tbsp shredded monterey jack with jalapeno peppers
  • 1/4 cup red onion, sliced lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup pineapple, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • topping: additional bbq sauce, red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Start by adding minced garlic to your flatbread.
  3. Place in the oven on the middle rack for 5 minutes.
  4. Set aside time to make your bbq crockpot chicken prior to making flatbread.
  5. Remove the flatbread from the oven and add all toppings, leaving off the cilantro.
  6. Place back in the oven on middle rack for 3 minutes.
  7. Remove from the middle rack and place on baking sheet to finish cooking for 7-9 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and top with fresh cilantro, red pepper flakes.
  9. Drizzle with bbq sauce.
  10. Enjoy!

Notes

I get the flatbread at Trader Joe's.

If you make the crockpot bbq chicken, you will have enough for a couple meals besides the flatbread.

I like mozzarella, but you can use any cheese that melts well.

Minced garlic comes in the jar from Trader Joes so it has a little oil with it too.

Talk soon, Taylor.

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