Crawfish pizza on rosemary focaccia bread.
From: BayouEgger — May 11, 2010
6 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
3 envelopes (3/4 ounce) active dry yeast
2 teaspoons sugar
2 cups warm water (about 110 degrees F.)
5 1/2 cups bread flour (or more as needed)
3 teaspoons fine salt
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Crawfish Pizza Sauce:
½ Cup of butter
1 Pound of crawfish tails
½ tsp of cayenne pepper
2 shallots chopped
2 Pints heavy whipping cream
1 tsp of white pepper
1 tsp of paprika
Garlic powder to taste
1 bunch of finely chopped green onions
Instructions for Focaccia bread:
Lightly oil a large bowl with 1 teaspoon of the oil and set aside.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the yeast, sugar, water, and 2
tablespoons of the oil, stir and let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes. Add the flour and the fine salt, and mix on
low speed until the dough comes together and forms a ball, 2 to 3 minutes. Increase the speed to medium an
mix for 8 minutes. If the dough is still sticky, continue mixing and gradually add the remaining 1/4 cup flour.
Form into a ball and place in the prepared bowl. Cover with plastic wrap or a kitchen towel, and let rest in a
warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Grease a 9 by 13-inch baking sheet with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Turn the dough out onto the baking
sheet, pressing evenly across the bottom of the pan. Cover with plastic wrap and set in a warm, draft-free
place until it rises until nearly doubled, 30 minutes to 1 hour. With your fingertips, make dimples in the dough
at 3-inch intervals. Drizzle with the remaining 3 tablespoons of oil and sprinkle with the rosemary and kosher
Instructions for crawfish pizza sauce:
Sauté shallots and seasonings with butter, add whipping cream cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
We pre-bake the focaccia bread for about 10 minutes on the big green egg, then spread with the crawfish pizza sauce, add the shredded cheese, crawfish and some sliced green onions. Then back on the Egg until the cheese melts and the bottom turns golden brown.