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Skillet Pizza

Moderate

Skillet Pizza

Nadia Boachie

Nadia Boachie

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Skillet Pizza

Method

Skillet Pizza 16 Steps

  • Step 1

    Take 1/2 cup of water, your active dry yeast and 1/2 teaspoon of sugar in a bowl, stir and let stand for 10 minutes.

  • Step 2

    In another bowl, add flour, salt, the remaining 1/4 cup water, your active dry yeast, water and sugar mixture and 1 tablespoon (13 grams) of the olive oil.

  • Step 3

    Mix properly and make sure that there are no dry spots. Use a wooden spoon to do this and once dough is mixed, use clean hands to form a rough ball, cover and set aside for 20 minutes to hydrate the flour and make the dough easier to fold in next step.

  • Step 4

    After 20 minutes, with clean wet hands stretch the bottom of the dough over the top and repeat until all the dough has been folded over itself. You should make approximately 4 stretch and folds.

  • Step 5

    Cover with a dish towel, leave for 5 minutes and repeat 3 more times until you have completed a total of 4 stretch and folds (5 minutes between each).

  • Step 6

    Let dough rest for 40 minutes at room temperature. Then place covered bowl in fridge and chill for 12 to 72 hours.

  • Step 7

    When ready to bake, prepare your skillet. Pour the remaining 18 grams of olive oil into a 10-inch cast iron skillet, place your dough into skillet and coat the front and back of dough with oil in the pan.

  • Step 8

    Press your dough into the bottom of the skillet and stretch to fit pan using your fingers. If the dough isn't stretching, let dough rest covered for 15 minutes and try stretching again after 15 minutes.

  • Step 9

    Dimple your dough slightly using finger tips, cover, and let rise at room temperature for 2-3 hours.

  • Step 10

    When ready your dough should be jiggly.

  • Step 11

    Preheat the oven to 450°F.

  • Step 12

    When ready to make, sprinkle the dough with half of your mozzarella and Parmesan, and then place dollops of pizza sauce overtop of cheese.

  • Step 13

    Finish preparing your pizza by sprinkling remainder of the cheese on top of dolloped sauce. This prevents the dough from getting soggy.

  • Step 14

    Bake for 20 minutes and broil on high for 2 minutes. Watch carefully so it does not burn. It may be ready to come out after 1 minute of broiling.

  • Step 15

    When ready, remove pizza from the oven and carefully tip from pan on a cutting board. Slice pizza, and serve. Scissors are great tools for cutting.

  • Step 16

    Enjoy!

Tags:

Toronto Recipes

Pizza Recipe

Pizza

Margherita pizza

Cheese Pizza

Skillet Pizza

Moderate

Skillet Pizza

Nadia Boachie

Nadia Boachie

Instagram
Skillet Pizza

Yields:

Serves 2

Prep Time:

0 hours 30 mins

Inactive Time:

15 hours 0 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 22 mins

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Main Dishes

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 cups (240 grams) all-purpose flour

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast

  • 3/4 cup (170 grams) water, lukewarm

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons (31 grams) olive oil, divided

Topping

  • 1 1/4 cups (170 grams) mozzarella cheese, grated

  • 1/3 cup (80 grams) pizza sauce

  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan

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Method

Skillet Pizza 16 Steps

  • Step 1

    Take 1/2 cup of water, your active dry yeast and 1/2 teaspoon of sugar in a bowl, stir and let stand for 10 minutes.

  • Step 2

    In another bowl, add flour, salt, the remaining 1/4 cup water, your active dry yeast, water and sugar mixture and 1 tablespoon (13 grams) of the olive oil.

  • Step 3

    Mix properly and make sure that there are no dry spots. Use a wooden spoon to do this and once dough is mixed, use clean hands to form a rough ball, cover and set aside for 20 minutes to hydrate the flour and make the dough easier to fold in next step.

  • Step 4

    After 20 minutes, with clean wet hands stretch the bottom of the dough over the top and repeat until all the dough has been folded over itself. You should make approximately 4 stretch and folds.

  • Step 5

    Cover with a dish towel, leave for 5 minutes and repeat 3 more times until you have completed a total of 4 stretch and folds (5 minutes between each).

  • Step 6

    Let dough rest for 40 minutes at room temperature. Then place covered bowl in fridge and chill for 12 to 72 hours.

  • Step 7

    When ready to bake, prepare your skillet. Pour the remaining 18 grams of olive oil into a 10-inch cast iron skillet, place your dough into skillet and coat the front and back of dough with oil in the pan.

  • Step 8

    Press your dough into the bottom of the skillet and stretch to fit pan using your fingers. If the dough isn't stretching, let dough rest covered for 15 minutes and try stretching again after 15 minutes.

  • Step 9

    Dimple your dough slightly using finger tips, cover, and let rise at room temperature for 2-3 hours.

  • Step 10

    When ready your dough should be jiggly.

  • Step 11

    Preheat the oven to 450°F.

  • Step 12

    When ready to make, sprinkle the dough with half of your mozzarella and Parmesan, and then place dollops of pizza sauce overtop of cheese.

  • Step 13

    Finish preparing your pizza by sprinkling remainder of the cheese on top of dolloped sauce. This prevents the dough from getting soggy.

  • Step 14

    Bake for 20 minutes and broil on high for 2 minutes. Watch carefully so it does not burn. It may be ready to come out after 1 minute of broiling.

  • Step 15

    When ready, remove pizza from the oven and carefully tip from pan on a cutting board. Slice pizza, and serve. Scissors are great tools for cutting.

  • Step 16

    Enjoy!

Tags:

Toronto Recipes

Pizza Recipe

Pizza

Margherita pizza

Cheese Pizza

Skillet Pizza