Crispy Oriental Pizza
Cross-cultural flavors make a delightful marriage in this Asian-inspired pizza made with Armenian flat bread.
1/3 cup hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons plum sauce
1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
1/2 teaspoon garlic, crushed
1/4 teaspoon fresh gingerroot, grated
1 cup cooked pork loin roast, chopped
3 tablespoons barbecue sauce, hot and spicy
1 Lovosh (Armenian cracker bread)*
1/2 cup fresh mushrooms, chopped
1/2 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/4 cup green onion, chopped
1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
- For Oriental Sauce: In small bowl stir together hoisin sauce, plum sauce, peanut butter, garlic and gingerroot. Place pork and barbecue sauce in self-sealing plastic bag; seal and turn several times to coat.
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- For Pizza: Place lavosh on baking sheet. Spread with Oriental Sauce to within 1/2-inch of edge. Top with pork mixture, mushrooms, red pepper, green onions, and cheese.
- Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with cilantro.
Makes 12 servings.
*Substitute a (14 to 16-inch) prebaked pizza crust. Crust will be slightly less crisp.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 132 calories; Protein: 9 grams; Fat: 3 grams; Sodium: 480 milligrams; Cholesterol: 15 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 1 grams; Carbohydrates: 19 grams; Fiber: 0 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.