Chicken Pizza Rice is a sort of fusion recipe of rice and pizza ingredients. It is a fancy recipe to try when you want to try something new.
There are other ways to cook chicken pizza rice also. It can be either cooked in an oven or can be in a stove.
If you cook it in an oven, then preheated it to 180 degrees and then cook it for 20 minutes. Make sure to cover it with mozzarella cheese before baking, and it will resemble a lasagna.
Some Variations To Try
This is already an innovative fusion recipe of Italian and Chinese cuisines. You can experiment with the ingredients and give this dish your own touch.
If you are a vegetarian then make this dish with just the vegetables. The gravy will contain more tomato puree and/or sauces to make it thicker.
You can even make it an egg version. Keep the proportion of egg more in the cooking. You can cook both the gravy and the rice with egg in them. If you want, you can add egg in this recipe as well. It depends on you if you like them fried or cooked in the gravy.
Cook the rice with more ingredients like spring onions, cabbage, or even veggies like carrots, mushrooms, corn, potatoes, etc with some salt & pepper for more flavours.
Some even use market-bought rice cakes, place them on a baking tray as a pizza base and then add all the sauce and other ingredients as a topping. Then the cheese is added and they bake the dish in a preheated oven.
Tips For chicken Pizza Rice:
- Another way to do it is in a stove, skillet, or pot. It also has to be preheated for 15 minutes on medium flame. Then cook it in the same as in the oven.
- You can experiment with this recipe a little bit here and there. You can use chopped scallion along with chopped capsicum if you like. Or can use different spices to make it taste different.
- While making the chicken gravy, you can add some herbs like thyme, basil, dry fenugreek, etc. It will give a pleasant aroma and make it more flavorsome.
- Precooked chicken broth can also be used instead. It will save you time. But do make the chicken before eating it if you have time on your hands.
- Also, you can add vegetables you like to this recipe. It will make the recipe healthier. And adding marinara sauce will give it a more pizza-like taste.
- You can use any rice for this recipe. The only thing you need to be careful about is the quantity of water while boiling the rice. It will change as per the type of rice.