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Shrimp and Grits Pizza Recipe
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Shrimp and Grits Pizza

"Our pizza is weird and our dough is wild made from sourdough starter."
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Shrimp and Grits
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 446kcal
Cost $5-10

Equipment

  • BAKING STEEL
  • CAST IRON PAN
  • ROLLING PIN
  • PIZZA PEEL
  • PIZZA CUTTERS

Ingredients

TOPPINGS

  • cup Shrimp instructions below*
  • 1 cup Grits instructions below*
  • 1 cup Bacon instructions below*
  • 2 cups Mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup Green onion
  • 1 tbsp Garlic (2 cloves)
  • 1 tbsp Butter

WILD PIZZA DOUGH

  • 2 cups Sourdough starter
  • 1 cup Bread flour
  • 1 tsp Salt

GRITS*

  • ½ cup Grits (or Cornmeal)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Milk
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Black pepper `

Instructions

WILD PIZZA DOUGH (1 hour)

  • Make your dough by mixing the sourdough starter, salt, and bread flour (adding a bit of flour at a time until it takes shape but is still a little sticky).
  • Knead the dough for 30 seconds, flour lightly as needed.
  • Place the wild dough in a lightly floured bowl and cover with a towel, set aside for 1 hour. (The pizza steel or stone needs to preheat for 1 hour as well, so preheat oven to 550°F after you finish making your pizza dough).

GRITS*

  • In saucepan, bring milk and water to boil over medium heat, whisk often. Slowly whisk in grits then turn heat to low and cover.
  • Remove lid every 5 minutes to whisk. Cook for a total of 20 minutes or until creamy.
  • Remove from heat, add salt, pepper and butter then whisk. Add cheese and whisk until smooth.

BACON*

  • Bake bacon in oven on parchment paper lined baking pan at 420°F for 15 minutes, then flip. Cook bacon an additional 5-10 minutes, or until cooked (make sure not to overcook it because it will be cooking in the oven for an additional 10 minutes on the pizza)
  • Remove bacon and drain on paper towel lined plate. Let cool, then chop into bite sized pieces, reserve 1 cup.

SHRIMPS*

  • Dice garlic.
  • In frying pan cook butter, garlic and shrimp on medium-high heat for 1 minute each side, turn off heat and remove from pan.

PIZZA

  • Preheat oven to 550°F with baking steel or pizza stone inside the oven.
  • Grate mozzarella cheese.
  • Flour surface and roll out the dough. Put a floured pizza peel underneath the dough.
  • Add warm grits, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, bacon, shrimp, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, green onions. Pat down the toppings before putting into the oven.
  • Bake pizza at 550°F for 8-10 minutes, by sliding pizza onto baking steel with pizza peel.
  • Remove pizza from oven with pizza peel. Let cool for 5 minutes, slice and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 729mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 317IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 179mg | Iron: 1mg