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Homemade Shrimp Pizza; A Crowd Pleaser!




The idea of making homemade pizza dough puts a big smile on my face! This is when you crank up your favorite music and just go for it. Trust me, the results are worth the adventure in the kitchen. When it comes to creating a homemade shrimp pizza. You’re in for a delightful culinary journey that will leave your taste buds dancing.

Starting with small peel’n eat shrimp is the key to making this pizza a breeze. The best part? No need to cook them before layering them onto the pizza. Shrimp cook in no time! But here’s a big tip for those who love a generous helping of shrimp on their pizza: if you buy medium-sized shrimp, simply cut each one in half along the body, and voila! You have now expanded your portion of shrimp, and they will cook in no time, evenly distributed across your homemade masterpiece.

As you prepare your homemade shrimp pizza, you’ll find that it’s not just a treat for your taste buds but also a visual feast. The vibrant colors of fresh ingredients like succulent shrimp, ripe tomatoes, aromatic herbs. And gooey cheese come together to create a work of art that’s almost too good to eat. Almost.

Moreover, the beauty of homemade pizza is that you have full creative control. You can choose a thin and crispy crust or opt for a thicker, doughy base. In addition, you can customize your sauce, experiment with cheese blends, and add your favorite toppings. Furthermore, the shrimp, with their natural sweetness and oceanic flavor, make for a unique and delicious topping choice that’s sure to be a hit with family and friends.

So, the next time you’re looking to impress your guests or simply satisfy your own cravings. Consider making a Homemade Shrimp Pizza. It’s a crowd pleaser that combines the joy of cooking with the satisfaction of savoring a mouthwatering slice of homemade goodness. Dive into the world of homemade pizza making. And you’ll discover a new culinary adventure that’ll have you smiling all the way to your next slice.

Shrimp Pizza
shrimp pizza with tomato, basil and garlic

Homemade Shrimp Pizza; A Crowd Pleaser!

Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 7 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine North American
Servings 4
Calories 356 kcal


  • 1 ball Pizza dough make ahead or store-bought
  • 1/2 lb Shrimp deveined and peeled; small or medium
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 bunch Fresh basil
  • 1 tb Olive oil


Pizza Dough

  • Follow the instructions for pizza dough recipe. (homemade will take about 15 minutes, plus resting time is 45 minutes)

Shrimp Toppings

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees or 500 if heating a pizza stone ( see below)
  • Pat shrimp dry and cut along the body if using medium size shrimp
  • Spread tomato sauce all over the pizza
  • Sprinkle with garlic powder
  • Spinkle parmasen cheese all over
  • Divide the shrimp over pizza
  • Add julienned basil all over
  • Season with little salt and pepper
  • Cook for about 8 minutes in oven or until pizza dough is brown and crisp
  • Let cool for 5 minutes
  • Cut into 8 slices or less.


Homemade takes longer but if you’re up for the adventure I promise you’re going to love making your own pizza dough!   And a shrimp pizza.  
Store-bought is good and might suit your busy lifestyle.
The results are you’ll be eating delicious shrimp pizza at home with your family and friends!
Pairs well with sparkling wine.
*If you half a pizza stone, place it in the oven and preheat to 500 degrees Fahrenheit.
Or use a baking sheet


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 1029mg | Potassium: 264mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 3mg


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