Shrimp Scampi Pizza
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
Garlic Shallot Butter
5 TBSP butter
1/4 C minced shallot
2 TBSP minced garlic
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp salt
1 pinch white pepper
1/3 C Chardonnay wine
1 TBSP lemon juice
1 tsp chicken base or bouillon cube
1/3 C coarsely chopped garlic
1/2 tsp olive oil
1 recipe pizza dough
1 1/2 C shredded mozzarella cheese (Italian blend is good)
1/4 white onion, sliced into 1/8 inch rings
12 medium shrimp,peeled, deveined and cut in half lengthwise
2 tsp oregano
2 TBSP chopped Italian parsley
Garlic Shallot Butter:
melt 1 TBSP butter in a nonstick pan over medium high heat.
Add wine, shallot, garlic and thyme.
Cook, stirring until mixture is reduced to about 1/2 C (reduce heat and stir more frequently as it gets closer to being done)
Remove from burner, quickly and thoroughly whisk in remaining 4 TBSP butter.
Preheat oven to 325
Coat the coarsley chopped garlic with oil
Spread pieces of garlic over the surface of a glass casserole or sheet pan
Roast in preheated oven for 12 minutes, toss and roast another 12 minutes.
Remove from oven and set aside.
Preheat oven to 425
Spread garlic shallot butter over dough
Spread the cheese over the butter sauce
evenly distribute the onions and roasted garlic over the cheese
Place shrimp, skin side up over the cheese and toppings
Bake until crust is crispy and cheese is bubbly, about 15 minutes.
Sprinkle oregano and parsley over cooked pizza.