SHrimp Za...scampi-style.

Scampi-style Shrimp Pizza

Add crustaceans to a crusty pie.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
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What You’re Gonna Need:

  • 1 ball pizza dough
  • 1/2 lb medium shrimp deveined and peeled
  • ¼ tsp plus ⅛ tsp kosher salt divided
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup whole milk ricotta cheese
  • ground black pepper
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • chopped parsley for garnish

What Ya Gotta Do:

  • Heat the oven to 550°.
  • Butter and oil a pizza pan to your liking.
  • Spread the dough to the edges, creating a crust.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the shrimp with the minced garlic and ¼ teaspoon kosher salt.
  • In a medium skillet, heat the butter on medium high heat.
  • Cook the (patted-dry) shrimp for 1 to 2 minutes per side until opaque. Move the shrimp to a bowl.
  • Mix the ricotta with the ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt and fresh ground pepper.
  • Spread the ricotta mix onto the dough then ¼ cup of the mozzarella cheese.
  • Add the shrimp, reserving the butter at the bottom of the bowl. 10 Top with the remaining ¼ cup mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • Add a sprinkle of the butter from the bowl.
  • Bake the pizza until the cheese and crust are nicely browned, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Top with the chopped parsley.
  • EAT IT

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