Recipe notes by our Food & Drink editor
We’ve got pizza on our minds lately. Oh wait, we’ve always had pizza on our minds. It’s been one of our family favourites for as long as I can remember, and I have the feeling that it is never going to change.
Pizza is just pure comfort food. And when done right, it’s sure to please. Plus, I love how creative you can be with homemade pizza! This Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Pizza is loaded with cheese, barbecue sauce, pineapple and more.
You can buy readymade pizza dough from any good supermarket, or you can try making your own homemade dough using this simple pizza dough recipe by Bicester-based Pizza Boys.
You can also make your own barbecue sauce by following this Homemade Sweet Barbecue Sauce recipe.
You can get pineapple tidbits in cans. If not, pineapple chunks (or even pineapple slices) in a can will do, but you’ll need to cut them into small bits. Pineapple tidbits are very similar to pineapple chunks; the only difference tends to be that they are smaller. Be sure to drain off as much excess liquid as possible and pat the pineapple dry with paper towels first.
280g chicken breasts fillet is the equivalent of 2 small pieces. If using already cooked chicken like rotisserie chicken or leftover roasted chicken, simply chop into 2cm cubes and mix together with a quarter (around 70g) of the barbecue sauce.
If you prefer your pizza with a crispier crust, preheat a pizza stone in the oven and slide the Hawaiian pizza onto it using a pizza peel.
Run the red onion under water to remove its harsh bite and cut your toppings into small pieces so they can cook thoroughly in the oven.