Barbecue Cashew-Chicken Pizza with French-Fried Onions

A simple sauce complements the chicken and crunchy topping.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
1/4
cup whiskey-flavored or regular barbecue sauce
1
tablespoon concord grape jelly
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup chopped sweet onion (such as Maui or Walla Walla)
1 1/2
cups cubed cooked chicken breast
1/3
cup cashew halves and pieces
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
cup finely shredded mozzarella and Parmesan cheese blend or Italian cheese blend (4 oz)
3/4
cup French-fried onions (from 2.8-oz can)
8
fresh cilantro sprigs, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan or 12-inch pizza pan with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Unroll pizza crust dough on pan; press dough to edges of pan. Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix barbecue sauce, jelly, pepper and chopped onion. Spread evenly over partially baked crust. Top with chicken, cashews, chopped cilantro and cheese.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 13 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and crust is deep golden brown.
  • 4 Sprinkle French-fried onions over pizza. Bake 2 to 3 minutes longer or until onions are golden. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    600mg
    600%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    16g
    16%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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