Chilli seafood pizza

Treat yourself.

  • 50 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Treat yourself to some everyday luxury with this chilli seafood pizza, laden with plump prawns and black mussels on the half shell. Don't forget to finish with a squeeze of fresh lemon before serving.
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Chilli seafood pizza
  • 8 uncooked medium king prawns (180g), peeled, deveined, with tails intact
  • 4 cleaned baby octopus (360g), halved lengthways
  • 2 fresh long red chillies, chopped finely
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  • ¼ cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • ¾ cup (210g) purchased chilli and basil tomato pasta sauce
  • 200 grams mixed cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 50 grams baby rocket
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Pizza dough
  • 2¼ cups (335g) bread flour or plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons (7g) dried yeast
  • 1½ teaspoons caster sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons fine table salt
  • 1½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ¾ cup (180ml) warm water, approximately


Chilli seafood pizza
  • 1
    Make dough. Combine flour, yeast, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the centre. Stir in oil and enough of the water to mix to a soft dough. Knead dough on a floured surface for 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Place dough in a large oiled bowl, cover and stand in a warm place for 1 hour or until dough doubles in size. Turn onto a floured surface and knead dough until smooth.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, place prawns and octopus in a large bowl. Combine chilli, garlic, rind and oil in a bowl. Season to taste. Place half the chilli mixture in a small bowl, cover and refrigerate. Add remaining chilli mixture to prawns and octopus. Toss to coat in mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 240°C/220°C fan. Lightly oil a large oven tray.
  • 4
    Roll out dough into a 26cm x 32cm oval. Bake for 15 minutes or until partially cooked. Spread with tomato sauce. Top with seafood mixture and tomatoes. Bake pizza for a further 15 minutes or until base is crisp and seafood is just cooked. Drizzle with reserved chilli mixture.
  • 5
    Place rocket and lemon juice in a small bowl. Toss gently to coat. Season to taste.
  • 6
    Top pizza with rocket mixture and serve.

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