Shrimp Scampi Pizza Recipe

Make your pizza more special with this shrimp pizza recipe. It’s flavorful, savory, and quite simple to make. In this recipe, we are going to show you how you can make a hassle-free warm shrimp pizza.

With a ready-made crust, all you need to do is saute some shrimp in lavish olive oil and butter. For this recipe, you’ll need the freshest shrimp you can find in your local seafood market. Also, feel free to add your preferred spice. We recommend adding some basil as it complements the minty taste of the oregano.

If you like a bit of kick to your pizza, after garnishing with parsley, you can always add some red hot pepper flakes! Serve this for dinner or lunch with sparkling water or wine. For more seafood pizza recipes, we suggest you try this Blackened Shrimp Pizza as well.

Shrimp Scampi Pizza Recipe Video

How to make Shrimp Scampi Pizza

Enjoy the seafood goodness brought by this shrimp pizza recipe in less than 30 minutes.

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic (freshly minced)
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 ½ cup Italian cheese
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • ½ pound medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • fresh parsley (for garnish)
  1. Heat skill and add olive oil. Then add butter and let it melt.

  2. Saute garlic and oregano.

  3. Add the lemon juice and white wine.

  4. Add the shrimp. Cook until the shrimp turns pink. Set aside.

  5. Using the leftover sauce in the skillet, brush the ready-made crust.

  6. Bake the crust for 4 minutes at 450 degrees F.

  7. Sprinkle 1 cup of Italian cheese on top of the crust after baking. Then add Italian seasoning.

  8. Top the pizza with shrimp. Brush shrimp with the remaining sauce from the skillet.

  9. Sprinkle ½ cup of Italian cheese on top of the shrimp pizza.

  10. Bake again at 450 degrees F for 6 to 8 minutes.

  11. Garnish with parsley and serve hot!

How to make Shrimp Scampi Pizza

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Enjoy the seafood goodness brought by this shrimp pizza recipe in less than 30 minutes.

Cooking: 20 mins
Total: 20 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic freshly minced
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 ½ cup Italian cheese
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • ½ pound medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat skill and add olive oil. Then add butter and let it melt.

  2. Saute garlic and oregano.

  3. Add the lemon juice and white wine.

  4. Add the shrimp. Cook until the shrimp turns pink. Set aside.

  5. Using the leftover sauce in the skillet, brush the ready-made crust.

  6. Bake the crust for 4 minutes at 450 degrees F.

  7. Sprinkle 1 cup of Italian cheese on top of the crust after baking. Then add Italian seasoning.

  8. Top the pizza with shrimp. Brush shrimp with the remaining sauce from the skillet.

  9. Sprinkle ½ cup of Italian cheese on top of the shrimp pizza.

  10. Bake again at 450 degrees F for 6 to 8 minutes.

  11. Garnish with parsley and serve hot!

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 87mg
  • Calories: 161kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 76mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 28mg
  • Protein: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 294mg
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 125IU
  • Vitamin C: 3mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

What can I use as a substitute for white wine?

Suppose you are not fond of white wine and are not a fan of the taste but you still want to make a mean shrimp scampi. Are there alternatives? Yes, there can be alternatives for white wine in making shrimp scampi. For instance, apple cider vinegar is considered to be the best alternative. Apple cider vinegar has a sweet taste that is somewhat similar to white wine. Another alternative ingredient for you to use is white grape juice. However, white grape juice is sweet so you might want to add vinegar to it.

How do you thicken shrimp scampi sauce?

The secret to a thick and creamy shrimp scampi sauce is the amount of butter you apply to your dish. You also need to add cold butter while cooking your sauce. The reason behind this is that the cold butter will help you warm sauce emulsify as it melts.

How do I know if my shrimp is fresh?

It is pretty easy to distinguish whether or not the shrimp displayed in the market is fresh. First, just like in any animal produce, observe the smell. Now, shrimp has a slightly salty smell. If a shrimp smells strongly of ammonia, then it is spoiled. Next is to observe the color. Fresh shrimps are usually white and slightly transparent. Thirdly, check if the shells are firm and glossy. If the shells feel slimy and soft to the touch, it is like the shrimp has gone bad. Lastly, check the eyes. Fresh shrimp should have bright shiny eyes.

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Conclusion

Now you can have a delicious pizza without waiting in line or spending some cash for delivery. This dish only takes 30 minutes or less to make and it's so easy, you won't break a sweat.

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