Piri piri chicken pizza
Time to make: 35 mins , excludes crust preparation
Total cost: $ 17.64 / $ 4.41 per serve
(at time of publication)
2 x 22cm precooked Cauliflower pizza bases
1 teaspoon lemon zest, plus extra, to garnish
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground paprika
300g chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced
1/2 eggplant (200g), diced
1/4 cup no-added-salt tomato paste
1 cup baby spinach
3/4 cup store-bought roasted red capsicum, drained, sliced
1/3 cup grated mozzarella cheese
fresh flat-leaf parsley, to garnish
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 5g
Dietary fibre 8g
1 Preheat oven to 200°C. Combine lemon zest, lemon juice and paprika in a medium-sized shallow glass or ceramic dish. Add chicken fillets to dish and turn to coat. Cover dish with plastic wrap and leave to marinate for 10 minutes.
2 Meanwhile, set a large non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat and spray with oil. Add eggplant and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until golden. Remove eggplant from pan and set aside.
3 Drain chicken of excess marinade. Return frying pan to a medium-high heat and spray with oil. Add chicken and cook each side for 1-2 minutes or until golden. Chop chicken roughly in pieces.
4 Spread cauliflower crusts with an even layer of tomato paste. Top crusts with chopped chicken, reserved eggplant, baby spinach and capsicum then scatter with mozzarella.
5 Place pizzas in oven and cook for 10 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and golden.
6 Cut pizzas in slices, garnish with extra lemon zest and parsley then serve.
Make it gluten free: Check paprika is gluten free.
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Hanu de Jong
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