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Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Pizza

Sweet and spicy shrimp pizza is a delicious twist on shrimp satay with peanut sauce! Make this simple Thai pizza recipe in only 20 minutes!
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Course: main dishes
Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 725kcal
Author: Kevin

Ingredients

  • 2 12-inch Pizza Crusts or homemade dough

Thai Peanut Sauce

  • ½ cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • cup Full Fat Coconut Milk or heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • ¼ cup Lime Juice (2 limes)
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp Grated Fresh Ginger
  • 4 tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • ¼ cup Pickled Jalapeños chopped (See Note 1)
  • ¼ cup Cilantro chopped

Pizza Toppings

  • 1 lb Raw Shrimp
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp Sambal Oelek or other chili paste
  • 1 cup Carrots shredded
  • 2 cups Mozzarella Cheese
  • 2 cups Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 3 Scallions chopped
  • ½ cup Dry Roasted Peanuts divided
  • ¼ cup Chopped Cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat grill or oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the peanut butter, coconut milk, water, lime juice, 2 cloves of crushed garlic, ginger, soy sauce, fish sauce, red pepper flakes, jalapeños, and the cilantro until a smooth consistency. Set aside.
  • In a small pan with some olive oil quickly sauté the shrimp on both sides with remaining 2 cloves of crushed garlic and the red chili paste for several minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Brush the bottom of the crust with a light layer of olive oil or cooking spray. Divide and spread the peanut sauce on top of the pizza crusts evenly, spreading it to the edges.
  • Top with the cooked shrimp, carrots, cheeses, green onions and half the peanuts.
  • Place the pizzas one at a time on a pizza stone or baking sheet if going in the oven OR right on the grill with grill grates. Bake/grill for 8 minutes.
  • Top with fresh chopped cilantro, remaining peanuts and cut into slices.

Notes

  1. Feel free to use fresh jalapeños with seeds removed and diced small.

*The information shown below is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

Nutrition

Calories: 725kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 2140mg | Potassium: 423mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3351IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 557mg | Iron: 6mg