Grilled Alaska Crab Pizzetta

Grilled Alaska Crab meat Pizzetta

Grilled Alaska Crab Pizzetta
Yields1 Serving
Cheese Mixture
 1 cup Provolone cheese, grated
 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, grated
Pizza Dough
 8 balls of pizza dough, prepared, 3 oz. ea.
 ½ cup olive oil, for brushing
Alaska Crab
 1 ¼ lbs. Alaska Crab meat
 4 tsp. Italian seasoning
 2 tsp. Kosher salt
 2 tsp. black pepper
Assembly
 8 pizzetta crusts, grilled
 ½ cup Alfredo sauce, prepared
 1 ½ cups tomatoes, small dice
 ½ cup + 2 Tbsp. bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
 8 Tbsp. basil, fresh, chiffonade
Cheese Mixture:
1

Mix both cheeses together and store in a covered container.

2

Keep refrigerated until needed.

Pizza Dough
3

Pull and stretch dough into individual pizzettas.

4

Brush one side of dough with olive oil, fully covering and place on a hot grill.

5

Cook until dough starts to rise and bubble.

6

Brush second side of pizzetta and turn over.

7

Cook until dough has grill marks, being careful not to burn.

8

Repeat until all dough is grilled.

9

Set aside covered until needed.

Alaska Crab
10

Season crab with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.

11

Refrigerate until needed.

Assembly (DIRECTIONS PER SERVING)
12

Preheat oven to 400°F.

13

Spread 1 cooked pizzetta crust with 1 Tbsp.

14

Alfredo sauce, sprinkle with ¼ cup of cheese mixture, 2 ½ oz. of crab pieces, 2 Tbsp. tomatoes, and 1 Tbsp. crumbled bacon.

15

Place in hot oven until cheese is bubbly, 5-8 minutes.

Serve
16

Remove and cut into quarters.

17

Top with 1 Tbsp. basil.

ALTERNATIVE SERVING SUGGESTIONS
18

Substitute crumbled Gorgonzola cheese for cheese mixture. Add cheese, crab, tomatoes, and crumbled bacon to chopped romaine lettuce. Toss with Italian vinaigrette and serve.

19

Spread Alfredo sauce in cooked potato skins. Top with cheese, crab, bacon crumbles, and tomatoes. Warm in oven. Serve with a dill sour cream.

      
Recipe and photo courtesy of The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
      

Ingredients

Cheese Mixture
 1 cup Provolone cheese, grated
 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, grated
Pizza Dough
 8 balls of pizza dough, prepared, 3 oz. ea.
 ½ cup olive oil, for brushing
Alaska Crab
 1 ¼ lbs. Alaska Crab meat
 4 tsp. Italian seasoning
 2 tsp. Kosher salt
 2 tsp. black pepper
Assembly
 8 pizzetta crusts, grilled
 ½ cup Alfredo sauce, prepared
 1 ½ cups tomatoes, small dice
 ½ cup + 2 Tbsp. bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
 8 Tbsp. basil, fresh, chiffonade

Directions

Cheese Mixture:
1

Mix both cheeses together and store in a covered container.

2

Keep refrigerated until needed.

Pizza Dough
3

Pull and stretch dough into individual pizzettas.

4

Brush one side of dough with olive oil, fully covering and place on a hot grill.

5

Cook until dough starts to rise and bubble.

6

Brush second side of pizzetta and turn over.

7

Cook until dough has grill marks, being careful not to burn.

8

Repeat until all dough is grilled.

9

Set aside covered until needed.

Alaska Crab
10

Season crab with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.

11

Refrigerate until needed.

Assembly (DIRECTIONS PER SERVING)
12

Preheat oven to 400°F.

13

Spread 1 cooked pizzetta crust with 1 Tbsp.

14

Alfredo sauce, sprinkle with ¼ cup of cheese mixture, 2 ½ oz. of crab pieces, 2 Tbsp. tomatoes, and 1 Tbsp. crumbled bacon.

15

Place in hot oven until cheese is bubbly, 5-8 minutes.

Serve
16

Remove and cut into quarters.

17

Top with 1 Tbsp. basil.

ALTERNATIVE SERVING SUGGESTIONS
18

Substitute crumbled Gorgonzola cheese for cheese mixture. Add cheese, crab, tomatoes, and crumbled bacon to chopped romaine lettuce. Toss with Italian vinaigrette and serve.

19

Spread Alfredo sauce in cooked potato skins. Top with cheese, crab, bacon crumbles, and tomatoes. Warm in oven. Serve with a dill sour cream.

Grilled Alaska Crab Pizzetta

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