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I tried making the viral Caesar chicken-crust pizza, and I get why the easy high-protein dish is so popular on TikTok



  • I tried the high-protein, low-carb Caesar-salad chicken-crust pizza I keep seeing on TikTok.
  • The dish uses canned chicken to make a low-carb, high-protein pizza crust and is easy to make. 
  • The recipe was delicious and I’d absolutely make it again, maybe even with other toppings.

My social media feeds have been inundated recently with clips of home cooks biting into crispy Caesar-salad-topped pizzas made with a protein-packed chicken crust.

Millions of TikTok users have viewed Caesar-salad chicken-crust pizza videos in which creators share recipes and promise the viral dish tastes fresh and flavorful. Plus, it’s fairly low-carb and high in protein, especially when compared to a typical pizza.

I had bariatric surgery over a year ago and strive to eat about 100 grams of protein each day, so when I saw a pizza that replaced a more traditional bread-style crust with chicken, I was intrigued.

So, I made the viral Caesar-salad chicken-crust pizza in my own kitchen — and my family and I were pleasantly surprised.

Here’s how to make it and why I think it’s an excellent high-protein lunch or dinner for busy folks to add to their rotation.

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