White Pizza--Chicken and Mushroom Thin Crust

Recipe by Diana Adcock
READY IN: 1hr 8mins
SERVES: 3-4
YIELD: 1 pizza
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a food processor combine the warm water, yeast and sugar.
  • Let proof for 5 minutes.
  • Add 2 T's olive oil and salt.
  • Pulse for 2-3 times.
  • Add flour 1 cup at a time, pulsing to combine.
  • Dough should form a ball and be thumping around your processor.
  • Place 1 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil in a bowl.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured counter and give it a few turns to form a ball.
  • Place in bowl with the oil and turn a few times to coat.
  • Cover with a towel and place in a warm spot to rise for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile:
  • Preheat oven with pizza stone to 450 degrees.
  • In a heavy skillet add the 2 T's canola oil and over medium heat saute the chicken breasts, turning once.
  • After 15 minutes remove chicken to a cutting board and slice thin.
  • Return to skillet and finish cooking, until meat is no longer pink.
  • Using a slotted spoon remove chicken to cutting board and chop well.
  • In a medium bowl combine 3 T's Extra Virgin Olive Oil, red pepper flakes, oregano, basil, garlic powder and salt.
  • Add chicken and toss well.
  • Set aside.
  • In a blender or food processor combine remaining Extra Virgin Olive Oil, butter and minced garlic.
  • Puree to a paste.
  • Slice mushrooms to desired thickness.
  • *Remove dough from bowl and divide.
  • Lightly flour your counter and roll out dough using a rolling pin to very thin (as in I know I cant get it any thinner).
  • Carefully remove stone from oven and place on it's rack.
  • Turn heat up to 500 degrees.
  • Using your rolling pin roll crust onto pin, unroll over hot stone.
  • Cover dough with your garlic paste.
  • Sprinkle on cooked chicken and sliced mushrooms.
  • Top with mozzarella, then asiago.
  • Carefully place stone back into oven on middle rack.
  • Bake pizza for about 8 minutes, or until desired brownness is reached.
  • 8 minutes gave us a nicely browned crust that was crisp.
  • Serve Hot.
  • *This Recipe makes one complete pizza. Freeze remaining dough for another night, or make another pizza.
  • Cooking time reflects time to bake pizza.
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