Keto Chicken Crust Pizza
Have a pizza craving? An almost zero carb chicken pizza crust that is made without nut flours or coconut flour. This delicious keto chicken pizza crust is loaded with protein and healthy fats. It's an easy pizza recipe the whole family will love and perfect for the keto diet.
It is hard to think “keto pizza” without thinking of fat head pizza, but this chicken crust pizza recipe is so filling that surely you will have a dilemma after you have tried both. Ground chicken pizza crust is wonderful alternative to those who don’t do well with almond flour, and can be finished with all of your traditional pizza toppings.
This low carb pizza crust is popular as a keto recipe, but is really gaining traction with those who are looking for a gluten free alternative to regular pizza, or those who are following the carnivore diet.
- How to make chicken crust pizza?
- Recipe Details
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- What is chicken crust pizza made of?
- Can I eat chicken crust pizza on the carnivore diet?
- Topping ideas for chicken crust pizza
- Nutrition information: facts & macronutrients
How to make chicken crust pizza?
Just 4 ingredients
Chicken pizza crust is one of the easiest keto friendly pizza recipes you can make. This low carb pizza recipe only requires four ingredients – ground chicken, egg, mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese. The seasonings add additional Italian flavor to the pizza crust but are optional. It’s an easy keto pizza recipe the whole family will enjoy; especially if they like chicken!
Tools you will need
To make chicken crust pizza, outside of the ingredients listed above, you will need:
- an oven
- parchment paper
- a bowl
- a baking pan or pizza pan
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Chicken Crust Pizza Ingredients
- 1 pound ground chicken
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon italian seasoning (optional)
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
Keto Chicken Crust Pizza Directions
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix until combined. Form chicken mixture into a ball.
- Ground chicken
- Mozzarella cheese
- Parmesan cheese
- Italian seasoning (optional)
- Garlic powder (optional)
Press into pizza crust shape
Place a piece of parchment paper on a baking tray, pizza pan or pizza stone. Press chicken mixture out onto the parchment paper to form a pizza crust shape that is about 1/2 inch thick.
Bake in a 450 degree oven for 15 minutes.
Add your favorite pizza toppings. Broil on high to melt the cheese on the toppings until bubbly.
So good and so easy! Trust me when I say you won’t be missing out on regular pizza anymore! I’m new to Keto and this will definitely become a staple! Thank you for sharing!
This crust is amazing!!! I have converted 5 non-keto friends and family members to this crust. I have been able to press this out on a large cookie sheet to less than a 1/4″ with great results. A tip I saw somewhere (which I don’t remember where to give credit) is to let the crust sit/cool for 10 min when you take it out of the oven. Then put the sauce on. This helps the sauce not to be absorbed into the crust as much. Can make a supreme pizza that holds up! Love this pizza!
What size baking sheet did you use? Thanks.
I just use the standard cookie sheet size
This crust is wonderful and easy to make. My brother-in-law is diabetic, so I sent a link to my sister for the recipe, and they loved it!
Can you make the ground chicken from chicken that has been cooked?
Yes you can!
How would ground turkey do in this recipe? I have some ground turkey in my frig that I need to use today and I’m wondering if I should try it with this recipe.
It should work just fine and taste good too!
You did it! I finally found a ground chicken recipes that isn’t gross!
🙂 I am glad you liked this one! I will take it as a challenge to find some more ground chicken recipes!
Can you use ground sausage instead of ground chicken?
Hi Kathryn, I have never tried! If it works, it would be great for breakfast. Sausage is gonna have more fat then chicken, so it will be interesting how this holds up. Maybe try it in a pyrek baking dish to ensure the fat doesn’t end up overflowing.
Ok, this was so good! We like fathead dough pizza, but this was more filling and likely a better option than fathead pizza crust. Prior to keto I had never made a pizza from scratch, but there is a therapy in cooking l like this with all whole ingredients! This pizza recipe is a keeper!
Definitely has a different texture, and it took me a bit to get passed the ground chicken part, however it was scrumptious!
Can this be made ahead and frozen?
Can this be made without eggs? I’m allergic to eggs but love this idea because I don’t like regular pizza crust!
You should be able it. The egg is just there for support so you may have to eat it with a fork instead of holding it in your hands. 🙂
Hi, I made this delicious recipe just now, but forget to put in the mozzarella cheese! I put in everything else though…Is the crust supposed to be crispy or not so much?? I’m thinking the mozz would make it more crispy, but the crust looks great…Will have to make another one!
Wow, this was so good! First time making chicken crust, I prefer this much more than fathead dough or cauliflower crust. I did a lot of searching to find a recipe that didn’t use canned chicken, this is definitely the winner!
Shredded parmesan or grated parmesan?
I made this pizza for dinner tonight and doubled the recipe made one pizza with alfredo sauce the other with tomato sauce. All I can say is Thank you for sharing this recipe oh my the crispy part of the crust is the best. My husband asked how I was going to top tonight’s dinner and I’m not sure I can. He isn’t even on my food plan can you say winner winner chicken crust dinner!!!!
Wow…..absolutely amazing and delicious. Added nice low a
Carb toppings, this is my special treat from now on!!!!
I love this sooo much. Great to make when you have to “just use what you have”!
We have an “ice” day today in Dallas – can’t go to the store.
I had 1/2 can of pizza sauce in the refrigerator that I’d figured I could use up. I just started Keto 5 days ago and am still making a list of ingredients to buy to make a lot of these recipes. I don’t have the ingredients for the “dough” pizza crust recipes, but I did have frozen chicken breast patties in the freezer. I lightly defrosted three until I could cut them into chunks and then put them in my food processor with Swiss cheese (didn’t have Mozzarella cheese)
and vegan Parmesan cheese and an egg, along with some seasonings. It baked up so perfectly. I then loaded it with stuff I had on hand…. sauce, swiss cheese, feta cheese, hamburger meat, artichoke heart, and pepperoni. I also made a tray of pepperoni chips and served with a salad. Yuummm… the weight is just falling off of me. I know its that initial water weight, but I am thrilled. My husband and I have committed to a year with this lifestyle, but I could see us doing this forever. Thanks so much for all the recipes and videos… I’ve been binge watching for two days now… making my lists. 😉
Love this keto friendly pizza!! I didn’t have ground chicken, so I blended some rotisserie chicken with the egg. It was so hearty, filling, and delicious! My husband loved it as well. I topped it with bacon, green onions, red onions, black olives, and pepperoncini. Thank you for a great dinner option!