Cast Iron Skillet Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe

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Cast Iron Skillet Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe

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Why use a cast iron skillet, you ask? Well, why not. We all know that a well-seasoned cast iron skillet makes most everything that much better, so why not pizza? Break out your most seasoned skillet that is approximately 9-10″. If you don’t have a cast iron skillet, no big deal – use a pizza stone or baking sheet as you normally would.

Cast Iron Skillet Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Cast Iron Skillet Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Okay, let’s talk ingredients. Everything needed to make this pizza can be picked up at Rollin’ Oats. I especially love that their store is loaded with healthier options, even when it comes to pizza. For instance, Simple Mills Pizza Dough Mix and Primal Kitchen’s Buffalo Sauce and Vegan Ranch.

Shredded Chicken Tossed in Primal Kitchen Buffalo Sauce
Shredded Chicken Tossed in Primal Kitchen Buffalo Sauce

Regarding spice level, this ranks right around a four or five, so it really isn’t a ton of heat. You can easily adjust the heat level of this ‘za by adding more Buffalo Sauce to the base of the Pizza and or finishing the pizza with Buffalo Sauce as it comes out of the oven. Also, you don’t have to use Mozzarella cheese. Feel free to use Cheddar instead, or perhaps a combination of both.

Cast Iron Skillet Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Abby AllenAbby Allen
Cast iron skillet pizzas further support the argument that everyone should own a cast iron skillet. Make this pizza in your most seasoned skillet in order to yield ultimate flavor.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 475 kcal

Equipment

  • Cast Iron Skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Chicken Cooked and shredded
  • 1/2 cup Buffalo Sauce I use Primal Kitchen from Rollin' Oats. This is to be mixed with the shredded chicken.
  • 1/4 cup Buffalo Sauce To be used as the sauce
  • 12 oz Pizza Dough Homemade or store bought
  • 1/4 cup Semolina Flour
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Mozzarella Low moisture is recommended
  • 1/3 cup Blue Cheese Crumbled
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion Diced
  • 1/4 cup Green Onion Minced
  • 1/4 cup Celery Diced
  • 1/4 cup Ranch Like Primal Kitchen Vegan Ranch
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil

Instructions
 

  • Place a 9-10" cast iron skillet into the oven on the middle rack and preheat oven to 500F. Combine cooked, shredded chicken with 1/2 cup of Buffalo Sauce.
    Shredded Chicken Tossed in Primal Kitchen Buffalo Sauce
  • Rub Olive Oil all over dough. Add Semolina Flour to a clean work surface and carefully stretch dough out until you have roughly a 9-10" circle. Remove hot skillet from oven and carefully lay stretched dough inside the pan.
    Stretching the pizza dough
  • Add remaining 1/4 cup of Buffalo sauce and carefully spread evenly over the surface of the dough with the back of a spoon. Sprinkle with a couple pinches of salt.
    Buffalo Sauce and the first layer of cheese
  • Disperse half of the Mozzarella cheese over the sauce, followed by the shredded chicken in Buffalo sauce, onion, then the rest of the Mozzarella. Top with blue cheese crumbles.
    Onion added to the pizza
  • Place pizza into the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until crust is golden and prepared to your liking. Remove pizza from oven.
    Pizza out of the oven
  • Finish pizza by drizzling the Ranch evenly over the top, followed by the diced celery and minced green onions. Slice and serve with more Buffalo sauce and Ranch as desired.
    Buffalo Chicken Pizza ready to serve
Nutrition Facts
Cast Iron Skillet Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Amount Per Serving
Calories 475 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 2429mg106%
Potassium 168mg5%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 315IU6%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 149mg15%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Calories: 475kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 19gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 2429mgPotassium: 168mgFiber: 2gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 315IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 149mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Buffalo Chicken Pizza, Cast Iron Skillet Pizza, Pizza
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