Rustic Pizza with Blanche de Chambly–Marinated Chicken


Preparation: 25 minutes

Cooking time:25 minutes

serves 4


Ingredients :

- Store-bought pizza dough

- 1/2  cup Blanche de Chambly

- 1 large boneless chicken breast, skin removed, cut into . cubes

- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil

- 1 tbsp. lemon pepper (or black pepper)

- 1 tsp. garlic powder

- 1 tsp. dried oregano

- 1 tsp. dried basil

- 2 tsp. salt

- 1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped

- 4 cloves garlic, crushed

- 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

- 1 tbsp. garlic salt

- 1/2  tbsp. herbes de Provence

- 1 onion, coarsely chopped

- 2 cups sharp cheddar, grated

- 1 cup country-style cream (35% M.F.)


Preparation :

-Preheat oven to 375°F.

- In a large bowl, add chicken and Blanche de Chambly. Cover and let marinate in fridge for 2 hours.

- In a frying pan, heat vegetable oil. Drain chicken and sear over high heat with lemon pepper, garlic powder, oregano, basil, and 1 tsp. salt. Do not cook fully, no more than about 2 minutes per side. Set aside.

- In a small bowl, use a fork to mix the parsley, garlic, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tbsp. olive oil, and freshly ground pepper. Set aside.

- Roll out pizza dough onto a pregreased cookie sheet.

- Drizzle a bit of olive oil over dough (about 1 tbsp.). Then sprinkle evenly with garlic salt and herbes de Provence.

- Add an even layer of onions and chicken, then top with grated cheese.

- Sprinkle parsley and garlic mixture evenly over cheese.

Top with 35% cream, making sure to cover the entire pizza.

- Bake for 25 minutes. Finish under the broiler for a few minutes to get a nice golden color. Let cool a few minutes before serving.


Source recipe and photo: Philippe Allard and Samuel Joubert-