Chef Chuck's Fried Pizza


Pizza Fritta


An airy crunchy homemade pizza dough, fried to perfection in olive oil then topped with marinara sauce, parmigiana cheese and oregano.

Fried Pizza
 2 cups warm water

1 tablespoon dry yeast
1 tablespoon sugar

4-5 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon salt

olive oil
marinara tomato sauce
parmigiano cheese
oregano

Add 1 tablespoon of yeast to warm water and sugar, stir. Let sit for 7 minutes (until foamy). Pour into mixer bowl, set to a medium speed, and olive oil. Mix in one cup of flour at a time with salt until it forms into ball of dough. Dust a cutting board with flour and knead dough for 3 minutes. Transfer to large bowl, lightly coat with olive oil, cover with plastic wrap and layer small towel on top. Let rise in a warm area for 1 hour 30 minutes - 2 hours. When dough becomes 2-3 times it's original size, remove and divide in half. Put one half back in bowl and cover, work with other half. Divide into 4 parts flatten and fry in hot olive oil, about 2 minutes. Turn over once and cook till golden brown. Place on paper towels. While warm top with sauce and cheese. Repeat with remaining dough.

8 comments:

  1. This reminds me of something you might find at a fair or a festival, just much tastier. These must have been so addictive!

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  2. Wow! This looks fantastic :)

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  3. Hi Bridgett, Very similar! Highly addictive:)

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  4. Hello baking.serendipity, Your right, it really was!
    Thank you :)

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  5. This definitely makes me drool. Very tempting! I must give it a try. Way to go!

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  6. Hello Pam, Please do try one day! It is worth it:)
    Thank you.

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  7. MMMM,..mjam mjam mjam,..What else can I say??


    terrific food!

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  8. Hi Sophie, I hope all is well!
    We be Jamming!!
    Thank you:)

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