Buffalo Chicken Rice Crust Pizza

If you want to be the life of the party, definitely try this crispy rice crust pizza with spicy buffalo chicken on top!

We were blown away but this delicious and easy to make rice crust pizza. It came out super crispy and was so easy to make. After I wrapped my head around how amazing the crust turned out, I had to acknowledge the also quick an delicious chicken drenched in buffalo sauce. Winning combination!

buffalo chicken rice crust pizza

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buffalo chicken rice crust pizza

Buffalo Chicken Rice Crust Pizza

5 from 2 votes
Servings: 6 slices
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients 

Rice Crust:

  • 2 cups cooked basmati rice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste

Buffalo Chicken:

  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breasts, cubed
  • salt, garlic powder, onion powder
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 5 tbs chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup heaping hot sauce or Sriracha
  • 1/2 cup heaping heavy cream

Assembly:

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • garnish: fresh chopped parsley + extra drizzle of Sriracha

Instructions

Rice Crust:

  • Preheat oven to 425℉. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • To a blender or food processor, add the cooked rice, eggs, cheese and water. Process till smooth. Mixture will be on the thick side. Transfer to your baking sheet and using a small rubber spatula, spread it out into a round pizza shape. Should be about 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch thick. Spray the top with olive oil. Bake for 15 minutes or until the crust turns golden brown. When you take it out of the oven, remove the parchment paper.

Buffalo Chicken:

  • Heat your olive oil on medium high. Add in the chicken and cook for about 5 minutes per side. Add in the onions and saute for a few minutes. Then pour in the broth, hot sauce and heavy cream. Simmer this low heat and let it reduce for about 5 minutes or until it thickens.
  • Transfer the chicken and sauce to your cooked rice crust and spread out evenly. Top with mozzarella cheese and throw it back in the oven for 5 minutes or until the cheese melts.

Nutrition

Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 598mg | Potassium: 388mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 597IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 1mg
Author: Stella

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