Thai Pizza with Shrimp, Asian Vegetables and Peanut Dressing

A Thai take on the Italian classic.

1. To make the dressing In a small food processor, purée the coconut milk, peanut butter, hoisin and soy sauces, vinegar, sesame oil, honey, garlic, ginger and jalapeños.
2. To assemble the pizza Drizzle three-quarters of the dressing over the pizza crust. Save the rest for garnish.
3. Add the mozzarella, snap peas, red peppers, shrimp or chicken, and cashews overtop. Bake at 400°F (200°C) for 12 minutes or until the crust is crisp.
4. Pour the remaining dressing overtop. Garnish with green onions and cilantro.

3 Tbsp light coconut milk
3 Tbsp peanut butter
4 tsp hoisin sauce
2 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp rice vinegar
2 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp honey
1 tsp crushed garlic
1 tsp crushed ginger
1½ tsp minced jalapeño peppers
one 12-inch pre-baked thin pizza crust (preferably whole wheat)
1 cup grated part-skim mozzarella cheese (3 oz/90 g)
1 cup sliced sugar snap peas
1 cup sliced red peppers
¾ cup diced raw shrimp or cooked chicken
3 Tbsp chopped cashews
1⁄3 cup diced green onions
¼ cup cilantro

Makes 8 servings.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Baking time: 12 minutes
Make ahead: Prepare the pizza up to a day before. Bake just before serving.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories 156
Carbohydrates 9.2 g
Fibre 2 g
Protein 9.4 g
Total fat 8.9 g
Saturated fat 3.3 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Sodium 325 mg