Italian Shrimp Scampi Pizza

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Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

Bored with the same old cardboard pizza? Imagine lemony-garlic shrimp on a freshly-baked pizza, and loaded with mozarella and parmesan cheese. Delicious - Simple - Easy!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 425°F degrees. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet, heat 3 tablespoons butter and olive oil over a medium flame; add the red pepper flakes and garlic, saute' for about 1 minute.
  3. Transfer the shrimp to the skillet and saute' until just cooked, about 1-3 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Remove the shrimp from the skillet; set aside.
  5. To the butter and garlic mixture in the skillet, add the wine, lemon juice and zest; bring to a boil. Simmer the liquid until reduced by about half, about 3-5 minutes.
  6. Add the remaining butter, wait for it to melt and turn off the heat.
  7. Place the pizza crust on the prepared baking sheet, brush with some butter from skillet.
  8. Evenly spread the butter and garlic mixture over the pizza crust, add the shrimp and sprinkle with mozarella, Parmesan, and chopped basil leaves. Drizzle olive oil over the top.
  9. Bake 10 minutes, or until lightly golden brown.
  10. Let stand several minutes before slicing; serve with a freshly tossed green salad and a glass of your favorite Cavit Riesling or Cavit Merlot.