Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza Recipe

Rating 5.0
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If you were to ask what flavor combo was everything I want in a pizza, it would have to be this chicken bacon ranch pizza. With smoked gouda, sundried tomatoes and fresh red onion, you'll be a believer too!
Utensils Dinner
Globe Italian
Texas born and bred, Chef Blake takes his culinary cues from a lifetime of appreciating food. He believes a well-made meal should be an experience to remember, elegant and elevated, yet always accessible. His specialties include Texas, Latin and Jewish cuisines, with a focus on artfully presented dishes that retain their cultural character and history. Chef Blake's passion for food guides him in every project he takes on.


For the Crust
nonstick cooking spray, as needed
1 cup(s)
filtered warm water at 110°F
2 1/4 tsp
active dry yeast
1 tsp
granulated sugar
1 tsp
2 1/2 cup(s)
bread flour
2 tblsp
olive oil
For the Ranch White Sauce
4 tblsp
unsalted butter
4 tblsp
all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cup(s)
2% or whole milk
1/2 tsp
sea salt, plus more as needed
1/4 tsp
black pepper, plus more as needed
garlic cloves, pressed or finely grated
4 oz
Parmesan cheese, shredded
4 oz
sour cream
2 tblsp
dry ranch dressing mix
For the Topping
8 oz
1 lb
chicken thighs, cubed
12 oz
shredded mozzarella
4 oz
shredded smoked gouda, shredded
red onion, julienned
10 oz
sundried tomatoes in oil

Directions 12 steps | 70 Minutes

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 450°F or 425°F for a convection oven. Lightly grease a half or three-quarter sheet pan with cooking spray and set aside. In a small mixing bowl or glass measuring cup, add the warm water, active dry yeast and sugar. Stir until combined. Let the yeast mixture stand until creamy, about 5-10 minutes.

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Step 2

In a medium mixing bowl add the bread flour, salt, olive oil and creamy yeast mixture.

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Step 3

Stir until the dough starts to come together, then knead until smooth. Cover and let the dough rest for 30 minutes. 

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Step 4

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat or roll into a round. Stretch the dough on the greased sheet pan. Pinch dough to form a crust ¼ inch from the edge of the pan. Place the crust in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.

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Step 5

Make the ranch sauce. In a pan on medium heat, melt the unsalted butter. Add the all-purpose flour and whisk for 1-2 minutes, making sure the mixture does not brown.

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Step 6

Slowly add milk while whisking and stir until smooth, thick and bubbly.

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Step 7

Whisk in salt, pepper, dry ranch dressing and garlic.

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Step 8

Add the Parmesan cheese and sour cream. Whisk for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and stir until the Parmesan cheese melts. Set aside to cool for 10 minutes. 

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Step 9

Cook bacon in a skillet until slightly crisp and season with black pepper. Remove and chop. 

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Step 10

Add the cubed chicken thighs to the skillet and cook the chicken thighs until cooked through in the remaining bacon fat, seasoning it with salt and black pepper. Remove the chicken from the heat and let cool for 10 minutes.

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Step 11

Spread the ranch sauce, mozzarella, gouda, chopped bacon, cooked chicken thighs, red onions and sundried tomatoes on the partially baked pizza dough. 

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Step 12

Place back pizza dough and bake another 15 minutes or until the cheese has melted and browned slightly. Let the chicken bacon ranch pizza cool 5 minutes, then slice and serve. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
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79 g
60 g
86.1 g


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Ten A.


05 Oct 2022

A definite hit Pizza Flavor. All the ingredients combined gives a flavorful taste. Something that you would like to eat over and over again.

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