Grilled Thai Turkey Pizza

Description

Ingredients:

Turkey

3 lbs. TURKEY CUTLETS, gently pounded to an even thickness
As needed olive oil
1-1/2 c. fresh lime juice
3/4 c. reduced-sodium soy sauce
3/4 c. green onion, minced
1/3 c. fresh cilantro, minced
1/3 c. crunchy peanut butter
1/3 c. olive oil
1/3 c. brown sugar
2 T. fresh ginger root, minced
1 T. lime zest
1-1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
6 cloves garlic, minced

Directions:

  1. Lightly brush turkey cutlets with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Over direct heat, grill turkey cutlets until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F. Cool slightly and shred into thin strips.
  2. Combine lime juice, soy sauce, onion, cilantro, peanut butter, oil, brown sugar, ginger, lime zest, red pepper flakes and garlic in a stockpot. Heat until steaming. Stir in shredded turkey. Briefly heat over low heat.
 
Pizza Ingredients: 
30 oz. pizza dough
As needed olive oil
1-1/2 c. green onion, sliced
3 med. carrots, cut into fine match sticks
3/4 c. fresh cilantro, chopped
3 c. Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions:

  1. Roll out pizza dough into 3 rectangles approximately 10 x 13 inches.
  2. Brush grill with olive oil. Place pizza crust, top side down, on grill and cook until golden, about 4 to 5 minutes until dough is puffy and lightly browned. Turn pizza over.
  3. Top browned side of pizza with drained heated turkey mixture, sliced green onions, carrot sticks and cilantro.
  4. Sprinkle each pizza with 1 cup cheese.
  5. Cover grill and heat pizzas 5 to 7 minutes or until crust is cooked on bottom, cheese melts and pizzas are hot.
  6. Cut each pizza into 4 servings.

Additional Information

Category: Pizza
Recipe Source: Manufacturers Pizza
Submitted By: National Turkey Federation by Chef Craig Scheuerman, CCC, of Stratford University in Falls Church, VA