Pizza Goes Chinese
Like pizza but tired of the same old tomato, mozzarella and pepperoni? Why not spice things up by turning that classic Italian dish into something a little Chinese.
California Pizza Kitchen is a favorite restaurant of mine. While I usually get their Original Barbecue Chicken Chopped Salad, every so often I'll change things up and get a pizza. One of my favorites was their Peking Duck Pizza. It had duck, scallions and, instead of tomato sauce, the whole thing was covered in that deliciously sweet hoisin sauce. Unfortunately, somewhere along the line CPK quit making that pizza. I don't know why exactly; maybe it was because it wasn't very popular or maybe it was to make room for some other, newer flavors. Whatever the reason, I can no longer get it from the restaurant.
But just because I can't order it, doesn't mean I can't have it. I can just make it myself. All I need is some hoisin sauce, a few scallions and some duck. Although the duck was pretty difficult to find, the rest of the ingredients were scattered among the aisles of my favorite grocery store. So while I couldn't have the exact same pizza I used to get from CPK, my chicken version was a scrumptious substitute. And since it was so easy, I'm definitely going to make it again and again.
Chinese Chicken Pizza
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