How to make Prawn Pizza -

Pizza base topped with white sauce, pizza sauce and prawn mixture loaded with cheese and baked

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Medium prawns (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Pizza dough

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Prawn Pizza

Prawn Pizza Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Prawn Pizza Recipe

  • Medium prawns , peeled and deveined 1 cup

  • Pizza dough as required

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic , chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1 1/2 teas + for sprinkling

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Fresh oregano sprigs 1-2

  • Fresh thyme sprigs 1-2 + for garnish

  • Refined flour for dusting

  • White sauce 2-3 tablespoons

  • Pizza sauce 2-3 tablespoons

  • Mozzarella cheese , grated as required

  • Mixed dried herbs for sprinkling


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Heat oil and butter in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add 1 teaspoon redchilli flakes, mix well and saute for 1 minute.

Step 3

Add prawns, salt and crushed peppercorns, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add fresh oregano and fresh thyme, mix and cook till prawns are fully done. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 4

Dust the worktop with some flour, place the dough on it and knock back to release excess air. Roll out the dough into 1 inch thick disc.

Step 5

Dust a baking tray with some flour, place the disc in it and dork with a fork.

Step 6

Spread white sauce, pizza sauce, some mozzarella cheese and cooked prawn mixture on the disc.

Step 7

Sprinkle some salt, crushed peppercorns, ½ teaspoon red chilli flakes and mixed dried herbs and spread some more mozzarella cheese on top. Again sprinkle some red chilli flakes and crushed peppercorns.

Step 8

Put the tray into the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 9

Bring the tray out of the oven, cut the pizza into wedges, arrange them on a serving platter, garnish with thyme sprigs and serve hot.

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