California Pizza Kitchen Thai Chicken Pizza


Makes 2 9−inch pizzas
1/2 Cup peanut butter
1/2 Cup hoisin sauce
1 Tbsp. honey
2 tsp. minced ginger
2 Tbsp. sesame oil
2 tsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. Vietnamese chili sauce (or dried chili flakes)
1 Tbsp. oyster sauce
2 Tbsp. water
Thai chicken pieces:
1 Tbsp. olive oil
10 oz. boneless/skinless chicken beast, cut into 3/4−inch cubes
For the pizza:
Make pizza dough using your own recipe.
2 Cups shredded mozzarella cheese
4 scallions, slivered diagonally
1/2 Cup white bean sprouts
1/4 Cup shredded carrots
1/4 Cup chopped, roasted peanuts
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
To make spicy sauce:
Combine sauce ingredients in a small pan over med. heat. Bring the sauce to a boil; boil gently for one minute. Divide into 2 portions for use on chicken and pizza; Set aside.
To make Thai chicken:
Cook the chicken in olive oil over med−high heat, stirring, until just cooked, 5 to 6 min..do not overcook. Set aside in refrigerator until chilled through. Once chilled, coat the chicken with 1/4c sauce. Set aside in refrigerator.
To make the pizza:
Use a large spoon to spread 1/4c sauce evenly over pizza dough within the rim. Cover sauce with 3/4c cheese. Distribute half the chicken pieces over the cheese followed by half the green onions, bean sprouts, and carrots, respectively. Sprinkle an additional 1/4c cheese over the toppings and top the pizza with 2Tbl chopped peanuts. Transfer the pizza to oven: bake until crisp and golden and the cheese is bubbly, 9 to 10 min. When cooked through, remove pizza from oven.
Sprinkle 1T chopped cilantro over the hot cheesy surface. Repeat with remaining ingredients for a second pizza.
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