Southwest Chicken Pizza – California Pizza Kitchen Copycat

pizza crust
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil, plus 1 teaspoon
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons fresh cilantro, chopped
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
3/4 cup black beans, refried or black bean dip
1 tablespoon water
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup white onions, sliced
1 green chili, canned, whole
1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Make marinade by combining lime juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, soy sauce, garlic, cilantro, salt and pepper flakes in a blender or small bowl with an electric mixer until well mixed. Marinate the chicken for 2 hours. Heat one teaspoon oil in small skillet over high heat. Cook chicken 2-4 minutes or until cooked through. Mix black beans with water and cayenne pepper.
Roll out pizza crust or use prepared crust. Preheat oven to 475. Spread black bean mixture over crust, arrange chicken evenly over beans. Top with onions. Thinly slice the chili pepper into strips. Sprinkle over onions. Top with cheeses. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until pizza crust lightly browns.
Serve with tomatillo salsa and sour cream on the side.

2 Servings

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