Jerk Chicken Pizza with Mango Salsa

Jerk Chicken Pizza

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 (12 inch) pre-baked pizza crust

Toppings

  • 14 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon jerk seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup bottled barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup (3/4 ounce) Wisconsin Asiago Cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) Wisconsin Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) Wisconsin Smoked Mozzarella Cheese, grated

Mango Salsa

  • 1/2 ripe mango, diced
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon ripe tomato, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh mint, basil or cilantro or mixture of all three, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Toppings: Coat chicken with jerk seasoning.
  3. Heat olive oil in sauté pan; sear chicken on both sides.
  4. Remove chicken from pan; add mushrooms to pan and sauté them for about 1 minute.
  5. Drain liquid from pan.
  6. Slice chicken into thin strips.
  7. Mango Salsa: In small mixing bowl, combine and mix thoroughly all ingredients.
  8. Assemble Pizza: Spoon barbecue sauce over pizza crust.
  9. Top with mushrooms and chicken strips.
  10. Sprinkle cheeses on top.
  11. Bake pizza for 7 to 8 minutes until crust is browned and cheese is golden and bubbly.
  12. Garnish pizza with mango salsa immediately.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

By Chef Thomas Catherall, C.M.C., Here to Serve Restaurants