Recipe

Prawn, squid and salsa verde pizza

  • 30 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

Pizza dough
  • 1 1/2 cup (225g) '00' flour, bread flour or plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 1 teaspoon (4g) dried yeast
  • 1 teaspoon caster (superfine) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fine table salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) warm water, approximately
Prawn and squid pizza
  • 12 medium prawns (540g), uncooked
  • 2 small cleaned squid hoods (150g), sliced thinly into rings
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup (260g) bottled tomato pasta sauce (passata)
  • 1 cup (100g) coarsely grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 drained roasted red capsicum (60g), sliced thickly
Salsa verde
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, loosely packed
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, loosely packed
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon rinsed, drained baby capers
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, quartered

Method

Prawn, squid and salsa verde pizza
  • 1
    Make pizza dough. Combine flour, yeast, sugar and salt in medium bowl; make a well in the centre. Stir in oil and enough of the water to mix to a soft dough.
  • 2
    Knead dough on floured surface about 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Place dough in large oiled bowl, cover; stand in a warm place about 1 hour or until dough doubles in size.
  • 3
    Turn dough onto floured surface; knead until smooth.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, shell and devein prawns; halve prawns lengthways. Combine prawns, squid, oil, rind, chilli and garlic in medium bowl; season.
  • 5
    Preheat oven to 240°C/475°F. Oil two oven or pizza trays; place in heated oven.
  • 6
    Divide dough in half; roll each half on floured surface into 20cm x 25cm oval. Place on trays.
  • 7
    Spread bases with sauce; top with cheese, capsicum and seafood mixture.
  • 8
    Bake about 15 minutes or until bases are browned and crisp.
  • 9
    Meanwhile, make salsa verde. Blend or process parsley, mint, olive oil, capers, lemon juice and garlic until smooth; season to taste.
  • 10
    Serve pizzas drizzled with salsa.

Notes

To save time, buy shelled and deveined prawns and calamari rings from your local fish supplier. Some major supermarkets also have a fresh seafood section.

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