Garlic Chicken Naan Pizza

5 from 1 vote

This Garlic Chicken Naan Pizza is a recipe from the Meatballs and Masala cookbook - it's a delicious fusion of Indian spices & flavor with an American twist

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This Garlic Chicken Naan Pizza is a popular recipe from the cookbook called Masala and Meatballs by my friend who runs the Food Fashion Party blog. The pizza is a fusion of Indian spices and flavors with an American twist. It’s definitely not your classic margarita pizza, but instead of a flavor explosion!

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How to make naan pizza

One thing you can say about Indian dishes is that they never disappoint in the flavor department! This tomato garlic chicken naan pizza recipe called for 10 garlic cloves just to make the sauce and at first I thought whoa!! But I trusted the recipe and it was impeccable. I used garlic, tomatoes and onions, then cooked it with chicken, tons of spices and cilantro to look like this.

chicken and tomato sauce cooking in a skillet

That became the sauce and heartiness of the tomato garlic chicken naan pizza and then I topped it with mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and onions.

Overhead shot of Garlic Chicken Naan Pizza

And then I added some basil and crushed red pepper. It was a flavor bomb in my mouth and I definitely ate…err..inhaled…an entire one on my own. It’s a personal pizza, ok?

Top down shot of Slice of Garlic Chicken Naan Pizza

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Garlic Chicken Naan Pizza

This Garlic Chicken Naan Pizza is a recipe from the Meatballs and Masala cookbook – it's a delicious fusion of Indian spices & flavor with an American twist
5 from 1 vote
Servings 2 servings
Course Entree
Calories 698
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 2 ripe tomatoes quartered
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 lb skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 1 Tbsp paprika or chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 Tbsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  • 3 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 2 naan breads
  • Mozzarella cheese for topping
  • Tomatoes for topping
  • Onions for topping
  • Crushed red pepper for topping
  • Basil or Thai basil leaves for topping

Instructions

  • In a blender, combine the garlic, onions, tomatoes and blend to a smooth paste.
  • Heat the oil in a pan, add the tomato mixture, chicken and spices, and cook until the liquid dries and the chicken is completely cooked, about 15 minutes. Uncover the pan, add the milk and cilantro and stir to combine.
  • Preheat the oven to 500°F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Scoop half the chicken mixture on top of the naan. Add mozzarella cheese, and top with tomatoes and onions.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes until the mozzarella melts.
  • Remove from the oven, top with crushed red pepper and fresh basil.

Notes

Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container. They will last about 3-4 days in the fridge. To reheat, place in the microwave or toaster oven
Substitutes: For best results, follow the recipe as is. If you cannot find some spices like garam masala, it’s ok to substitute for another spice or curry, or leave out all together.
Note: Nutritional information below is an automated estimate and could vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g, Calories: 698kcal, Carbohydrates: 71g, Protein: 34g, Fat: 29g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 118mg, Sodium: 2707mg, Potassium: 717mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 2765IU, Vitamin C: 22.1mg, Calcium: 137mg, Iron: 2.6mg

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