If at all possible, use a pizza stone and a pizza peel when making pizza. You must preheat the pizza stone in the oven first for best results. Use the pizza peel for safe transfer of the uncooked pizza to the stone. Both are available in most kitchen shops and are key to making good pizza.
Flour, for dusting
1/2 small pizza dough, about 5 ounces
4 tablespoons prepared peanut sauce*
1-2 scallions, white and light green parts, thinly sliced
3/4 cup fresh cooked shrimp, chopped
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
3 tablespoons grated mozzarella cheese
Salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper
Cornmeal, for dusting
1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Place pizza stone in oven.
2. To prepare pizza dough, lightly flour a pizza peel and gently stretch dough into a thin rectangle, making sure not to get dough too thin. Spread peanut sauce on flatbread, leaving a 1-inch border around edges.
3. Top with scallions, shrimp, basil and mozzarella and season with salt and pepper.
4. Gently dust cornmeal onto hot pizza stone. Transfer dough to pizza stone and cook for about 10 minutes, until crust gets lightly browned and cheese is melted.
*If you can’t find prepared peanut sauce in your local market, you can substitute with 3 tablespoons peanut butter and 2 teaspoons soy sauce. Simply mix together in a small bowl.