Southwestern Orange BBQ Chicken Flatbread



  • 2 cups orange juice, divided
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced, divided
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely diced
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 8 ounces uncooked prepared pizza dough
  • All-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded  
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced


  1. In large zipper-seal plastic bag, place 1 cup orange juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, one-half minced garlic and a dash of salt and pepper.
  2. Seal tightly; shake to combine ingredients.
  3. Add chicken; seal tightly and marinate refrigerator for 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade.
  5. Grill chicken until fully cooked; cool.
  6. Cut chicken into thin strips; reserve.
  7. In small saucepan, heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat.
  8. Add onions; sauté until soft.
  9. Add remaining one-half minced garlic and 1 cup orange juice; simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
  10. Whisk in barbecue sauce and simmer for 5 minutes; remove from heat and cool.
  11. Preheat oven to 425° F.
  12. Grease two baking sheets. 
  13. Dust counter with flour.
  14. Divide pizza dough in half.
  15. Use a rolling pin to roll out one-half of dough into rectangular shape approximately 1/8-inch thick.
  16. Gently place dough onto baking sheet; repeat with remaining one-half dough.
  17. Bake sheets of flatbread dough for 5 to 8 minutes; flip over with spatula or tongs and bake additional 5 to 8 minutes.
  18. Spread about ¾-cup barbecue sauce onto each flatbread.
  19. Divide chicken strips and cheese among two flatbreads; return to oven and bake for 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the crust is golden.
  20. Remove flatbreads from oven and place on cutting board; cool for about 4 to 6 minutes.
  21. Garnish with dollops of sour cream; sprinkle with cilantro and green onions. 
  22. Cut and serve immediately.


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