Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza

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This buffalo chicken pizza is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or makes a great appetizer for game day.

You can make this pizza with store bought flatbread or make your own.

If you like hot wings this pizza is for you. Flatbread is topped with homemade buffalo sauce, cooked chicken, shredded mozzarella cheese and then baked. Once the cheese has melted, the pizza is topped with blue cheese or ranch dressing and diced celery for some extra crunch.

Pair with a crisp green salad for an amazing dinner.

close up of slice of buffalo chicken flatbread pizza

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Flatbread pizza is one of my favorite quick and easy dinners. In the last year, I have added five flatbread recipes to this blog; Greek Chicken Flatbread Pizza, Pesto Shrimp Pizza, Shrimp Scampi Pizza, Chicken Artichoke Flatbread, and Crab Rangoon Flatbread Pizza.

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Ingredients

Flatbread: You can make this pizza with store-bought flatbread or make your own. If you have a sourdough starter you can also use my recipe for sourdough flatbread.

Buffalo Sauce: Use your favorite store-bought wing sauce or make your own.

Chicken: You can use store-bought rotisserie chicken or poach or grill a couple of chicken breasts.

Mozzarella

Ranch or Blue Cheese Dressing: I am not a fan of blue cheese. So I always pair hot sauce dishes with ranch dressing. Blue cheese or ranch? The choice is up to you.

Celery: Buffalo wings are usually paired with crisp celery to help offset the spice. Celery makes a great pizza topping. Be sure to add it after the pizzas have baked to preserve its crunch.

Directions

buffalo sauce spread on flatbread

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Place the flatbread onto a metal baking sheet and brush with the buffalo sauce. I love these silicone pastry brushes because they are heat resistant and dishwasher safe. I like them over bristled brushes because I don’t have to worry about them leaving stray bristles behind.

flatbread topped with chicken and cheese

Top the flatbreads with the chicken and shredded mozzarella.

close up of baked buffalo chicken flatbreads on a pizza pan

Bake for 8-10 minutes until the cheese is melted and crust is crispy.

two slices of buffalo chicken flatbread on a black plate

Drizzle with ranch or blue cheese dressing and top with the chopped celery.

How to store leftovers

Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for 2-3 days. For best results, reheat in the oven. Leftovers can also be microwaved but the crust won’t be as crisp..

How to reheat flatbread pizza

There are a couple of ways to reheat flatbread pizza.

  • Microwave: You can reheat it in the microwave at 30-second intervals but the flatbread will not be as crunchy. 
  • Oven: Preheat the oven to 250 degrees Farenheight and bake the flatbread pizza on a sheet pan for 5-10 minutes. This is my favorite method.

How to make your own frozen pizza

I admit that some nights I just don’t feel like cooking and usually have a frozen pizza or two stashed in the freezer. These flatbread pizzas make a perfect freezer meal. Once reheated in the oven, you can’t tell that they were ever frozen.

  • To freeze: Assembled the flatbread pizzas on a baking sheet and freeze until frozen solid, about one hour. Wrap the frozen pizzas individually with plastic wrap to help keep the toppings in place. Then place them in a freezer bag and label with the contents and date. The frozen flatbread pizzas will stay fresh in the freezer for up to 2 months.
  • To reheat: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Place the frozen flatbread pizzas directly on the oven rack and bake for 13-18 minutes. The pizzas are done when the cheese is melted and the center is completely warmed through.

Tips

  • Try making your own flatbread. Flatbread is incredibly easy to make. If you happen to be a sourdough baker I put together a recipe for a flatbread that uses sourdough discard. If you don’t have a sourdough starter you can use this recipe for No Yeast Flatbread.
  • Don’t add too many toppings. Because flatbread is thinner than regular pizza crust it’s not going to hold up to mountains of toppings and cheese.
  • Vegetarian Version – substitute roasted cauliflower florets for the chicken.
  • Use a pizza stone or pizza steel. They will give you an amazingly crispy crust. You can even use it on your outside grill if you’d rather not heat up the kitchen. If you don’t have a pizza stone you can also use this pizza pan which is perforated to help crisp the crust.
two slices of buffalo chicken flatbread on a black plate

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza

Yield: 4 Flatbread Pizzas
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
This buffalo chicken pizza is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or makes a great appetizer for game day.

Ingredients

  • 4 pieces of flatbread
  • 1/4 cup (64g) buffalo sauce
  • 1 cup (140g) cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 cup (113g) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4 tablespoons ranch or blue cheese dressing
  • 2 stalks of celery - finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Place the flatbread onto a metal baking sheet and brush with the buffalo sauce.
  3. Top the flatbreads with the chicken and shredded mozzarella.
  4. Bake for 8-10 minutes until the cheese is melted and crust is crispy.
  5. Drizzle with ranch or blue cheese dressing and top with the chopped celery.

Notes

  • Try making your own flatbread. Flatbread is incredibly easy to make. If you happen to be a sourdough baker I put together a recipe for a flatbread that uses sourdough discard. If you don’t have a sourdough starter you can use this recipe for No Yeast Flatbread.
  • Don’t add too many toppings. Because flatbread is thinner than regular pizza crust it’s not going to hold up to mountains of toppings and cheese.
  • Vegetarian Version – substitute roasted cauliflower florets for the chicken.
  • Use a pizza stone or pizza steel. They will give you an amazingly crispy crust. You can even use it on your outside grill if you’d rather not heat up the kitchen. If you don’t have a pizza stone you can also use this pizza pan which is perforated to help crisp the crust.


How to reheat flatbread pizza

There are a couple of ways to reheat flatbread pizza.

  • Microwave: You can reheat it in the microwave at 30-second intervals but the flatbread will not be as crunchy. 
  • Oven: Preheat the oven to 250 degrees Farenheight and bake the flatbread pizza on a sheet pan for 5-10 minutes. This is my favorite method.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 419Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 1620mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 26g

This information is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from an online calculator. Although raspberriesandkohlrabi.com attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates.

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