BBQ Chicken Flatbread Recipe

Lisa Grant | Jersey Girl Cooks

BBQ Chicken Flatbread for those on-the-go nights when everyone's got some sort of practice. Easy, yummy, and a total crowd pleaser.

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Did you know flatbread is the new thing? In almost every restaurant, you can get some type of creative flatbread from the appetizer menu. While I love ordering from the appetizer menu, flatbreads at our house mean dinner. Anything that includes chicken, bacon and spinach is a complete meal, right?

Flatbreads are so versatile because you can make a few different ones and everyone in the family will be happy. My kids don’t like spinach but that just means more chicken flatbread for mom and dad. Of course, I made another one without the healthy green stuff but as far as my kids are concerned, they would be happy with plain sauce and cheese. I like mine piled as high as possible with a variation of meat, cheese and veggies.

For this particular flatbread, I used Lavash bread. It reminds me of a very thin pizza crust. My local grocery store sells various brands of flatbreads. They vary in thickness and for me, the thinner the better. I like the thin variety as it makes for an extremely crispy crust. If you can’t find Lavash bread or packaged flatbreads, you can always substitute a thin pizza dough crust or  tortillas. Homemade ones are always the best if you have the time to make them.

BBQ Chicken Flatbread Picture

In this recipe, barbecue sauce works perfectly as the base to load on the chicken, spinach, bacon and cheese. I love a spicy sauce, but you can use any type you’d like. Spicy, sweet or tangy is all good!

This flatbread recipes cooks very quickly in the oven. It is great to make when my family has a night of sports and activities. As we are rushing home at seven thirty, my mind is racing with flatbread topping ideas. If you don’t want to heat up the kitchen, you can always throw these flatbreads on the grill for a few minutes and have dinner al fresca.

While I love this chicken, bacon and spinach combination, the other possibilities are endless. I even make a flatbread with figs and salami. On some nights, everyone in my family picks their own flatbread toppings.  

What are your favorite flatbread toppings?

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BBQ Chicken Flatbread Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 2 Lavash Flat Breads, large (8 by 10 inches)
  • 1/2 cup Barbecue Sauce
  • 2 cups Cooked Shredded Chicken
  • 2 cups Baby Spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 6 slices Bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place the flatbreads on two large baking pans. Spread the barbecue sauce over them.
  3. Top with chicken and spinach. Sprinkle lightly with the garlic powder. Top with the bacon and cheese.
  4. Bake in the oven for 7 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and flatbreads start to turn golden brown.
  5. Cool and slice into pieces before serving. 
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Author: Lisa Grant
Recipe Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 104
Calories 402

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
  Saturated Fat 6g
Sodium 864mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 1g
Protein 38g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Lisa Grant

About Lisa

Like all moms, Lisa needs quick and easy dinners during the week for her busy family. As our Easy Dinners Fanatic, she creates meals that you can make between soccer and band practice that are full of flavor and good for you too. You can see more from Lisa on Jersey Girl Cooks.

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