Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizzas

I’m totally obsessed with Frank’s.

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Like really obsessed. Like I so put that **** on EVERYTHING! I swear it! Like, for example, in the past month I’ve put it in or on my tacos, nachos, wings, popcorn, eggs and now my pizza. I even had a little anxiety issue while pouring the last cup of it to make this recipe. I clearly need therapy, but the retail kind not the sit down in a chair and gush about how I’m sickly addicted to Frank’s Red Hot I suddenly am… because I mean c’mon THAT would be crazy.

Buffalo Chicken Flat Bread Pizza Ingredients
This past weekend we took a trip to Costco and the grocery store to get some much needed staples i.e garlic naan, a big fat bag of frozen berries, a rotisserie chicken… oh and wine.

I already had this leftover hunk of Maytag and I wasn’t afraid to use it. Blue cheese… that’s a whole nother addiction in it’s self.

Naan

Now I feel I must confess. I did NOT make my own naan. I know… tisk-tisk. But I honestly just love this brand, plus it’s all natural so I feel less guilty about it… and shortcuts sometimes are a necessity in life.

Buffalo Sauce
Start by making the buffalo sauce. It’s easy… just throw together a cup of Frank’s, 4 tablespoons of butter, a 1/2 teaspoon {or more if you like it real hot} of cayenne and then some salt and pepper to your liking.

heat on low
Heat it up over low heat to melt the butter.

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Whisk to combine and there you’ve got it. Now if you wanted to go even further and venture out to make your own buffalo sauce then be my guest. But in my house… using something other than Frank’s would be illegal.

Buffalo Chicken Flat Bread Pizza - green onion
While the sauce is warming go ahead and prep the green onions. I trim the ends off and quarter the thick parts and then just give those a rough chop.

Buffalo Chicken Flat Bread Pizza - Blue Cheese
And go ahead and crumble up the blue cheese. Of course if you don’t particularly like blue cheese, then you can totally omit it. But me personally, I could pick up this wedge and snack on it all day long.

Buffalo Chicken Flat Bread Pizza - Garlic Naans
I lightly spray an aluminum rimmed sheet pan with my Misto and place the garlic naan down, pretty-side-up.

Buffalo Chicken Flat Bread Pizza - Buffalo Sauce

Drizzle each naan with a little or a lot of the buffalo sauce. You’ll most likely have left over sauce that you can save for pretty much anything that or just double the rest of the pizza ingredients {keeping the sauce recipe the same} to make more pizzas.

Buffalo Chicken Flat Bread Pizza - Chicken
Sprinkle each pizza with a cup {give or take} with shredded cooked chicken.

Buffalo Chicken Flat Bread Pizza -  Cheese
Then a half cup {give or take} of Farmers Cheese. Mozzarella or Monterey Jack would work perfectly.

Buffalo Chicken Flat Bread Pizza -  Blue Cheese Sprinkle
Sprinkle with a little blue cheese…

more sauce
Drizzle with a little more buffalo sauce before popping them into a preheated 425 degree oven for 10-13 minutes.

Buffalo Chicken Flat Bread Pizza - Just Baked
Can you smell this? There are simply NO words.

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Give it a good slice and serve with a few sliced green onions over top. This would absolutely make a kick-butt app for some HUGE football game coming up… or serve this up with some pinot grigio and watch Friends with Benefits and recall how cool Kris Kross really is/was/were?!?.

Amen.

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Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizzas

All things buffalo... in pizza form.

Yield: 2 pizzas or 2-4 people depending

Prep Time: 15-20 Minutes

Cook Time: 10-12 minutes

Total Time: 30-35 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup Frank's Red Hot

4 tablespoons Unsalted Butter

1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper

Salt and Pepper to taste

2 Loaves of Garlic Naan

1 cup Grated Farmers or Monterey Jack Cheese

2 cups Shredded Cooked Chicken

2 tablespoons Blue Cheese, crumbled

2-3 Sliced Green Onions

Directions:

In a small sauce pan over low heat combine the Frank's, butter, cayenne, salt and pepper. Whisk until combined.

Preheat your oven to 425 and lightly spray a rimmed aluminum baking sheet with cooking spray.

Place the two Naan Loaves on the sheet pan and then spoon on desired amount of buffalo sauce on to both. Then top each with shredded cooked chicken, shredded Farmers or Monterey Jack Cheese and sprinkle with the crumbled blue cheese. Drizzle a little bit more of the buffalo sauce and save the rest for a different recipe.

Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until the naan is crispy and the cheese is melted and slightly golden brown in spots.

Remove, let cool before slicing and then top with sliced green onions.

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33 Responses to “Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizzas”

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    Mandie @ Oh So Decadent — January 23, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    Ugh, ughhhhhh, ughhhhhh. That is all I can say since this pizza is not within my reach at this current moment. I’m just going to ignore the fact that it’s 7:30 and wish I could eat this pizza for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Oh lord.

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    Aparna B. @ Not A Leaf — January 23, 2013 at 12:53 pm

    You and I share the love of Franks Red Hot. I have two bottles at home and I keep one in my desk at work. People may look at me weird, but only you can understand the power of Franks. Love the simple sauce you made! That’s actually what Zingermans Roadhouse uses for their maize and blue hushpuppies. I tried asking them if I could buy the sauce and they told me they couldn’t sell it because all it was, was a bottle of Franks with a stick of butter lol. Good times.

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    Kathryn — January 23, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    I found out that you can buy Frank’s hot sauce in the UK a couple of weeks ago and now I am hoarding recipes that use it. This is definitely getting made soon!

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    EB Kurkowski — January 23, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    I love Frank’s! I used it on salad in place of salad dressing yesterday… yum!

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    Amber {Sprinkled With Flour} — January 23, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    Laurie….this looks insane. Seriously, I want pizza for breakfast now. LOVE & pinning! :)

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    Jennifer @ Mother Thyme — January 23, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    I am obsessed with Frank’s too. I seem to use it on whatever I can. This looks amazing!

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    Andrea L — January 23, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    This is making my mouth water. I might have to go out and buy the stuff to make this today. YUM.
    We love Frank’s too. We usually buy it in bulk at BJ’s. It runs in the family. My sister drinks it, well, not really, but close. She dips everything in it and goes through an obscene amount.
    thanks for a yummy recipe. can’t wait to try it.

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    a farmer in the dell — January 23, 2013 at 5:24 pm

    I love Franks! I could drink an entire bottle. Gross I know! This looks delicious!

    • simplyscratch replied: — January 27th, 2013 @ 12:30 am

      Gross? Heck no! I’d do the same… maybe I have? I’ll never tell!

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    sally @ sallys baking addiction — January 23, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    I’m obsessed with Frank’s too Laurie! Like, dangerously addicted. WE always have two bottles in the fridge. I’m a condiment hoarder. :) I love finding new ways to eat buffalo chicken, too. And I love flat bread pizzas!! Making them especially is the most fun. Along with the green onions, I’d love caramelized onions on this baby. YUM!

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    Jackie @ Domestic Fits — January 23, 2013 at 6:04 pm

    Perfect Super Bowl food! Love it so much :)

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    Bev @ Bev Cooks — January 23, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    ALL. UP. AWN. IT.

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    Kari@Loaves n Dishes — January 23, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    I totally share your Frank’s obsession! Loving this pizza…I mean really, what’s not to love?

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    Jennifurla — January 23, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    easy and looks delish

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    Briana — January 23, 2013 at 9:29 pm

    First store-bought ketchup, now naan? GOSH, Laurie! :)

    This looks so delicious. Waiting on morning sickness to ease up (hopefully!) in a couple weeks, then this and that yummy steak with compound butter are on the menu!

    • simplyscratch replied: — January 27th, 2013 @ 12:29 am

      I know! But I am human {crazy huh?}!

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    Cassie | Bake Your Day — January 24, 2013 at 12:10 am

    Girl you know I am totally ALL over this. We buy Frank’s in bulk over here.

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    Nicole @ youngbrokeandhungry — January 24, 2013 at 3:09 am

    I love Stonefire flatbread! and also these pizzas but that goes without saying.

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    Julia {The Roasted Root} — January 24, 2013 at 5:36 am

    Blue cheeeeeeese….chickeeeeeeen…..Fraaaaaaanks! You’re killing me, smalls! I want to flatbread the crap out of some buffalo chicken! And while I’m not as obssessed with Frank’s as you, I can do me some frank’s damage…love to put it on eggs and in soup!

    • simplyscratch replied: — January 27th, 2013 @ 12:28 am

      I never thought about putting it in soup… THANK YOU JULIA!

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    Azzina — January 24, 2013 at 8:49 am

    Seems to easy and yummy!!! would love to have pizza any time.
    vegetarian pizza recipes

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    Lauren @ Part Time House Wife — January 24, 2013 at 8:58 am

    Laurie. I’m sooo with you on the franks. There is always a bottle in my fridge and a back up in the pantry. I’m all about it. I dipped my quesadilla in it yesterday. Love buffalo chicken pizza. It’s been a fave for years. Love how u topped it with some bleu! Mmmm

    • simplyscratch replied: — January 27th, 2013 @ 12:27 am

      Ummm why don’t we hang out? Just wondering ;)

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    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts — January 24, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    I think I just found dinner for pizza night tomorrow.

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    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction — January 24, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    How convenient. . .I just happen to have all of these ingredients!

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — January 29, 2013 at 6:21 am

    Oh my goodness – this is definitely my kind of pizza. YUM!

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    Laura D. — January 30, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    As soon as I saw this, I knew I had to make it ASAP! Yummy!!!!

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    Steffanie Baez — March 7, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    Saw this recipe. Went straight to supermarket. Made it. Loved it! Period.

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    pizza bestellen chur — April 10, 2013 at 7:41 am

    Chicke and Tomato represent one of the basic and most used components of pizza such as mixture different vagitables hence at more people liked it.

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    Sarah @ The Woks of Life — July 24, 2013 at 9:51 pm

    Whoa. That. looks. so. good.

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    Q Ray — August 2, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    Made it tonight on the grill and it came out really good. I was able to buy Frank’s Wing Sauce in a bottle and saved a little on the butter content. Can’t wait to make it for friends during football season.

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    Shana — September 18, 2013 at 12:37 pm

    Saw this, grabbed some naan from the store and prepared it with my children. It went into both of their cookbooks they will take with them when they move out! New family favorite! I am obsessed with buffalo chicken dip and buffalo chicken pizza! Thank you!

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