Chicken in Pizza Dough

about 4 hours Servings: 4.0 No ratings yet

Chicken in Pizza Dough

about 4 hours Servings: 4.0 No ratings yet

Ingredients

1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups water ( 105~ to 115 degrees)
4 cups all-purpose flour, unsifted
1 (1/4 ounce) envelope active dry yeast
1 chicken breasts ( and any vegetables of your choosing)

Directions

  • 1 Prepare pizza dough (see recipe following). While dough rises, prepare baked chicken and vegetables.
  • 2 After dough has risen and chicken has finished baking, turn dough onto a lightly floured board.
  • 3 Cut off a small piece of dough the size of a tennis ball to use for a top decoration.
  • 4 Form remaining dough into a ball and roll out to a 12 x 17-inch rectangle. Place chicken, breast side down, in the middle of the dough.
  • 5 Arrange vegetables around chicken.
  • 6 Wrap sides and ends of dough over chicken.
  • 7 Turn right side up and place on a baking sheet. Brush surface with beaten egg.
  • 8 Roll out reserved piece of dough.
  • 9 Using a cookie cutter, cut out a design and place on top of dough wrapped chicken.
  • 10 Brush with egg.
  • 11 Bake in pre- heated 425 degrees oven for 30 minutes, until golden brown.
  • 12 To serve, let everyone tear off the bread, then cut up the chicken.
  • 13 PIZZA DOUGH: Dissolve yeast, sugar and salt in warm water.
  • 14 In large bowl, combine 2 cups of flour and yeast mixture; beat with an electric mixer several minutes.
  • 15 Stir in enough additional flour to make a stiff dough.
  • 16 Turn out on a floured board and knead 5 minutes until smooth and elastic. Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl; turn to coat surface of dough with oil.
  • 17 Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place until double in bulk (about 2 hours).

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