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Rajin' Cajun Shrimp And Andouille Sausage Pizza

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Pizza
Cuisine American
Keyword cajun-shrimp-andouille-sausage-pizza, easy-pizza-recipes, shrimp-pizza
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 1 12-inch pizza
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 13.8 oz tube refrigerated thin or classic pizza crust dough or 1 lb homemade pizza dough
  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lb fresh andouille sausage casings removed
  • 18 medium raw shrimp peeled, deveined, tails removed
  • 3/4 tsp Cajun seasoning divided
  • 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup prepared fire roasted pizza sauce i.e. Classic or your favorite
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Spray a 12 inch round pizza pan with cooking spray and press the pizza crust evenly onto the pan.
  • In a stove top skillet over medium-high, brown sausage in 1-2 Tbsp olive oil. Cook for 3-4 minutes, then use a slotted spoon to remove from pan.
  • Toss the shrimp with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon of creole seasoning, then saute in the sausage drippings for about 20 seconds. Do not over cook, remove from the heat.
  • To assemble pizza: In a small bowl, mix 1/2 teaspoon creole seasoning with pizza sauce. Spread over crust. (Adjust amount of seasoning to your taste)
  • Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of shredded pepper jack cheese, andouille and arrange shrimp evenly on top. Sprinkle with the remaining cup of shredded pepper jack cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 16-18 minutes, until the cheese is bubbly and the crust is golden. (Adjust cooking time if using homemade pizza dough. Link in Cook's notes)
  • Sprinkle with the sliced fresh basil and serve.

Notes

To make your own pizza crust see my recipe for  Homemade Pizza Dough.