Baja Shrimp Grilled Pizza
For a luau-themed pizza party, seafood lovers will enjoy the Grilled Baja Shrimp
Pizza topped with shrimp and pineapple.
- 1 package McCormick® Grill Mates® Baja Citrus Marinade Substitutions
- 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/2 red bell pepper, cut into 2-inch wide strips
- 1/2 yellow bell pepper, cut into 2-inch wide strips
- 1 small zucchini, sliced lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick slices
- 1 pound fresh pizza dough or frozen dough, thawed or
- 1 prepared thin pizza crust (12-inch)
- 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple rings, drained, cut into bite-size pieces
- 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint (optional)
- Mix Marinade Mix, 1/4 cup of the oil and orange juice in small bowl. Place shrimp
and vegetables in 2 separate large resealable plastic bags. Add 1/2 the marinade
to each bag; turn to coat well. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
- Remove shrimp and vegetables
from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.
- Thread shrimp onto skewers.
- Grill vegetables over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until tender-crisp.
- Grill shrimp kabobs 5 to 7 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning occasionally. Cut
into vegetables into bite-size pieces. Remove shrimp from skewers.
- Stretch or roll dough on floured baking sheet to a 12- to 14-inch round, about
1/4-inch thick. Brush top of dough with remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Place oiled-side
down on the grill. Close lid.
- Grill over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until grill
marks appear on the bottom of the crust. Carefully flip crust over using tongs or
- Layer crust with 1/2 of the cheese, grilled shrimp, vegetables, remaining cheese
and pineapple. Close lid.
- Grill 3 to 4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted
and crust is browned. (Check pizza often to avoid burning. Rotate pizza, if necessary.)
- Slide pizza onto baking sheet. Sprinkle with mint, if desired.
- Slice and serve immediately.
Serves: 8 | Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 15 min
Pizza dough may be purchased from the prepared deli or dairy section of the supermarket.
If frozen, thaw dough in refrigerator. For ease in stretching or rolling, let
dough stand at room temperature 1 to 2 hours.
Fresh pizza dough may also be purchased from your local pizzeria.
Nutritional information (amount per servings) Total Calories: 378 Sodium:
829mg Fat: 18g Carbohydrates: 33g Cholesterol: 109mg Protein: 21g Fiber: 2g
Recipe and photo used with permission from: McCormick
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