Chicken Crust Pizza A pizza crust made out of ground chicken! A low carb pizza crust that is so easy to make with only 3 ingredients and ready in about 30 minutes.

Sliced pizza on a metal pan with basil and a pizza cutter

I’m sure we have all heard about low carb pizza crust that uses fathead dough, but have you heard of Chicken Crust Pizza?  Yes, a pizza crust made out of chicken!

You are not going to believe how easy this chicken crust pizza is to make and how fast!  I had this ready in about 30 minutes.

The ingredients needed for this pizza crust are ground chicken, mozzarella cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, and your favorite pizza toppings.


To get things started, I pre-heated the oven and I mixed all of the chicken crust pizza ingredients in a bowl.

chicken crust pizza ingredients in a glass bowl

If you want, you can make this using raw, boneless, skinless chicken pieces.  They would just need to be ground in the food processor first.

After I mixed everything with my hands, I got a sheet of parchment paper and spread the mixture out in a pizza shape.  I tried to get this chicken crust pizza as thin as possible.

This recipe is enough for 2 to 3 people.  If you want to feed more people, I would make 2 pizzas instead of just making one big pizza.  I think doubling the recipe and making 1 large pizza would have poor results.

chicken crust pizza spread on parchment paper

I baked the crust for 20 minutes first before adding the toppings.  I put the parchment paper with the crust in the oven directly on the rack.

When the crust was all finished baking, it looked like this!

finished chicken crust pizza

To keep this simple, I just added pizza sauce and mozzarella cheese and I put it back in the oven for 10 more minutes.

When it was finished, I garnished it with shaved parmesan, red pepper flake, and fresh basil.  Yum!

chicken crust pizza with fresh basil


To freeze this crust, you would first cook it like the instructions state.  You can do the whole recipe, even as far as adding the toppings…but after you add the toppings, let it cool completely without doing the second bake.  After the pizza is cooled completely, Place it on a sheet pan in the freezer for 30 minutes to flash freeze.

After 30 minutes, pull it out of the freezer, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and freeze for up to 3 months.  When you’re ready to eat the pizza, pre-heat the oven to 400F, place the unwrapped pizza on a piece of parchment and bake it in the oven for 10-15 minutes.


4.8 from 5 votes
Chicken crust pizza cut on a cookie sheet
Chicken Crust Pizza
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins

A pizza crust made out of ground chicken! A low carb pizza crust that is so easy to make with only 3 ingredients and ready in about 30 minutes. 


Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: ground chicken recipe, low carb pizza crust
Servings: 2
Calories: 408 kcal
  • 1 Pound Ground Chicken
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Your favorite pizza toppings
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400F

  2. Add the ground chicken, cheese, italian seasoning and salt to a bowl.  Mix thoroughly with your hands.  

  3. Dump the mixture on a piece of parchment paper and spread into a pizza shape about 1/2 inch thick.

  4. Place the pizza crust and the parchment paper directly on the oven rack.  Bake for 20 minutes

  5. Remove from the oven and add your favorite pizza toppings.  I added pizza sauce and more cheese.  Bake for an additional 10 minutes.

  6. Remove from the oven and cool slightly.  Slice and serve.

Recipe Notes

For just the pizza crust (1 serving): 408 calories / 25g fat / 1g carbs / 46g protein

  • For freezing instructions, see note above the recipe card

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A pizza crust made out of ground chicken! A low carb pizza crust that is so easy to make with only 3 ingredients and ready in about 30 minutes.

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    • Dori
    • November 4, 2018

    How much is one serving?

      • jenniferbanz
      • November 5, 2018

      1/2 of the pizza

    • Kevin Nickerson
    • September 28, 2018

    This looks awsome.
    I’m going to try it topped with 1. BBQ sauce and red onion and bacon.
    Or 2. Buffalo sauce with crumbled blue cheese.
    Looks like a 5 star recipe I’ll let you know.

      • jenniferbanz
      • September 28, 2018

      Both of those sound amazing! Let me know what you think!

        • Kevin Nickerson
        • September 28, 2018

        Just devoured the bbq pizza. Buffalo one is in oven. Very good just had to pat off moisture before adding toppings

    • Tristan
    • August 27, 2018

    What kind of pizza sauce do you use that is ok for keto?

      • jenniferbanz
      • August 27, 2018

      I just look for one with the least amount of carbs

    • Lauren
    • July 2, 2018

    Do you put out nutrition information for your recipes?!

    • Momof2under2
    • June 21, 2018

    I’m looking at my crust 10min into baking and it’s juicing like crazy! Why? 😭

      • jenniferbanz
      • June 24, 2018

      That happens, it’s no big deal! Chicken will release moisture as it cooks.

    • Sues
    • May 21, 2018

    omg best idea ever. I love my carbs as much as the next person, but a chicken crust? It’s seriously genius and is so, so delicious!

      • jenniferbanz
      • May 22, 2018

      So glad you liked it!

    • Marjory
    • May 21, 2018

    I’m always trying veggie pizza crusts. But, this is genius!!! Great recipe!

      • jenniferbanz
      • May 22, 2018

      Thank you, Marjory!

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