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Baja Shrimp Grilled Pizza

Baja Shrimp Grilled Pizza

For a luau-themed pizza party, seafood lovers will enjoy the Grilled Baja Shrimp Pizza topped with shrimp and pineapple.

Ingredients

  • 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 can (8 ounces) pineapple rings, drained, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint (optional)

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Remove shrimp and vegetables from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.
  3. Thread shrimp onto skewers.
  4. Grill vegetables over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until tender-crisp.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 spatula.
  8. Layer crust with 1/2 of the cheese, grilled shrimp, vegetables, remaining cheese and pineapple. Close lid.
  9. 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.)
  10. Slide pizza onto baking sheet. Sprinkle with mint, if desired.
  11. Slice and serve immediately.

Serves: 8 | Prep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins

Cooking Tips:

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 credit: McCormick. logo



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