Chicken Tikka Pizza

tikka pizza

Ingredients

12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves $
1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt $
2 teaspoons garam masala, divided
Cooking spray $
5/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1 (14.5-ounce) can unsalted diced tomatoes, drained $$
1 tablespoon olive oil $
1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced $$
2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
4 (6-inch) whole-wheat pitas
1/3 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion $
3 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 3/4 cup) $
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Cut chicken in half horizontally. Combine chicken, yogurt, and 1/2 teaspoon garam masala. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Broil 5 minutes on each side.

3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Place tomatoes in a mini chopper; pulse until almost smooth. Add oil to pan. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala, ginger, red pepper, and garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 4 minutes. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon salt and cream; cook 1 minute. Cut chicken into pieces. Add chicken to pan; toss.

4. Place pitas on baking sheet. Broil 1 minute each side. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken onto each. Top with onion and cheese. Broil 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro.

2. Cut chicken in half horizontally. Combine chicken, yogurt, and 1/2 teaspoon garam masala. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Broil 5 minutes on each side.

3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Place tomatoes in a mini chopper; pulse until almost smooth. Add oil to pan. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala, ginger, red pepper, and garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 4 minutes. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon salt and cream; cook 1 minute. Cut chicken into pieces. Add chicken to pan; toss.

4. Place pitas on baking sheet. Broil 1 minute each side. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken onto each. Top with onion and cheese. Broil 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro.

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~ by Colorful Soul on 01/01/2015.

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