Chicken, Pesto, And Fried Egg Pizza Recipe

This Chicken, Pesto, and Fried Egg Pizza is a delicious twist on traditional pizza. The combination of tender chicken, flavorful pesto, and a perfectly fried egg creates a unique and satisfying flavor profile. The crust is crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, providing the perfect base for the toppings. This pizza is perfect for brunch or dinner and is sure to impress your family and friends.

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Ingredients for Chicken, Pesto, And Fried Egg Pizza Recipe

  • 1/4 Pizza Dough
  • 0.13 cup Pesto Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Cooked Chicken, Shredded Or Diced
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Eggs
  • as required Olive Oil, For Frying
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as per your need Fresh Basil Leaves, For Garnish

Directions: Chicken, Pesto, And Fried Egg Pizza Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C) and place a pizza stone or baking sheet in the oven to preheat.
  • STEP 2.Roll out your pizza dough on a lightly floured surface to your desired thickness.
  • STEP 3.Spread a generous amount of pesto sauce onto the rolled-out dough, leaving a small border around the edges.
  • STEP 4.Top the pesto with cooked chicken pieces and sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • STEP 5.Carefully transfer the pizza onto the preheated pizza stone or baking sheet and bake for about 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 6.While the pizza is baking, heat a small non-stick skillet over medium heat and add a drizzle of olive oil.
  • STEP 7.Crack an egg into the skillet and cook until the whites are set but the yolk is still runny, about 2-3 minutes.
  • STEP 8.Remove the pizza from the oven and slide the fried egg onto the center of the pizza.
  • STEP 9.Season with salt and pepper, and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  • STEP 10.Slice the pizza into wedges and serve immediately.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use store-bought pizza dough or make your own from scratch.
  • Feel free to add additional toppings such as sliced tomatoes, red onions, or roasted red peppers.
  • For a crispier crust, pre-bake the pizza dough for a few minutes before adding the toppings.
  • If you prefer a fully cooked egg, you can fry it separately and place it on top of the pizza after baking.
  • Leftover pizza can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • This pizza is best served fresh and hot from the oven.
  • If you have leftovers, you can reheat them in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10 minutes.
  • Serve with a side salad or enjoy on its own as a delicious meal.
Nutrition
value
457
calories per serving
22 g Fat40 g Protein24 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    22g
  • Protein
    40g
  • Carbs
    24g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    24g
  • Protein
    40g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    22g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    545mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    74mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    80mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    6mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    59mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    610mg
  • Selenium
    55mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp