Grilled Thai Turkey Pizza

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Description

Recipe developed for the National Turkey Federation by Chef Craig Scheuerman, CCC, of Stratford University in Falls Church, VA

Ingredients

1/4 Cup: fresh lime juice with pulp
2 Tablespoons: reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 Tablespoons: minced green onion
1 Tablespoon: minced fresh cilantro
1 Tablespoon: crunchy peanut butter
1 Tablespoon: olive oil
1 Tablespoon: brown sugar
1 Teaspoon: minced fresh ginger root
1/2 Teaspoon: grated lime zest
1/4 Teaspoon: red pepper flakes
2 Cloves: garlic, minced
2 Cups: GRILLED OR COOKED TURKEY, shredded
1 10-ounce tube: refrigerated pizza dough
As needed: olive oil
1/2 Cup: sliced green onion
1 Medium: carrot, cut into 2X1/8-inch match sticks
1/4 Cup: chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 Cup: grated Mozzarella cheese
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Directions

1
Prepare grill for indirect-heat cooking.
2
Combine lime juice, soy sauce, onion, cilantro, peanut butter, oil, brown sugar, gingerroot, lime zest, red pepper flakes and garlic in a large saucepan. Stir in shredded turkey. Heat over low heat, stirring occasionally.
3
Unroll pizza dough and pat into a rectangle, approximately 10 x 13 inches. Cut dough into 4 equal pieces.Reduce grill heat to low.
4
Brush grill rack with olive oil. Using the indirect grilling method, slide pizza crusts on grill and cook until golden, about 3 to 4 minutes until dough is puffy and lightly browned. Turn pizza crusts over. Top browned side of pizza crusts with heated turkey mixture. Sprinkle with green onions, carrot sticks and cilantro. Sprinkle pizzas with cheese. Cover with grill lid or tent with foil. Heat pizzas about 5 minutes or until crusts are cooked on bottom, cheese melts and pizzas are hot.
5
NOTE: To set up GAS grill for indirect cooking, preheat all burners on high. Turn one burner off; place pizzas over "off" burner. Reset remaining burner(s) to medium. Close lid to cook. To set up CHARCOAL grill for indirect cooking, arrange hot coals around outer edge of grill; place disposable aluminum pan in open space. Place pizzas over open area and close lid to cook.