Cheesy Onion and Smoked Salmon Pizza

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Today, we're going to make a pizza with a rich topping to satisfy your taste buds. If you are health conscious and avoid such cheesy and heavy toppings, try one with a lighter topping. Smoked salmon has a distinct flavor which goes well with light seasoning and cheese. I've used white onion which can be substituted with red onion. Although cold smoked salmon slices are easily available in super stores, nothing can match with the homemade version. Use generous amount of cheese for this topping. For best results, use charcoal or apple wood while smoking salmon. So, let's get started and make this cheesy, lip smacking and fulfilling salmon pizza preparation for our loved ones and friends.

Smoked salmon pizza
Cheesy Onion and Smoked Salmon Pizza
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Salmon and onion pizza

Savor this scrumptious and cheesy salmon pizza preparation made with light seasoning and a layer of smoke salmon slices which gives it a unique flavor.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients:
  • a large salmon fillet
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups all purpose wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup semolina
  • 20 gm dried yeast
  • 1/2 tsp castor sugar
  • 3 to 4 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large white onion (sliced into rings)
  • 2 cups Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper powder
  • chopped coriander sprigs (for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Add kosher salt, brown sugar and a cup of extra virgin olive oil in a bowl. Whisk it for 2 minutes.
  2. Cut salmon fillet into thin slices with a sharp knife.
  3. Take a baking tray and lay a double sheet of aluminum foil on the base.
  4. Place salmon fillet slices in the middle and pour the seasoned olive oil on top.
  5. Apply it well on both the sides of the slices with your hands.
  6. Seal the top with another double layer of aluminum foil and seal it properly.
  7. Refrigerate overnight for 8 hours.
  8. Sift flour and semolina together.
  9. Mix yeast with 3 tsp of water and add with castor sugar in 3 tsp of olive oil.
  10. Whip it briskly and add in the flour base.
  11. Mix everything well and knead into an elastic pizza dough base adding enough lukewarm water.
  12. Take out salmon slices from the refrigerator and pat dry all of them with paper towels. Keep aside.
  13. Prepare your smoker with charcoal fire and make sure the temperature doesn't exceed 150 degrees.
  14. Place salmon slices in a single layer and smoke for about 3 hours.
  15. Dust your chopping board with flour and roll the dough into a pizza base.
  16. Sprinkle 3/4th of grated cheese on the base.
  17. Follow it with a layer of both onion rings and smoked salmon slices.
  18. Finish it off with the remaining cheese and a sprinkle of garlic powder and white pepper powder.
  19. Bake in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes.
  20. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

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