Straccetti di pizza with cherry tomatoes Quick and easy recipe
Straccetti di pizza with cherry tomatoes: in Neapolitan pizzerias we can find them with different names fried devils, fried angels or fried scugnizzi, they are fried pizza sticks with modorini and rocket, cherry tomatoes and rocket give freshness to the dish which has now become a fixed appetizer in the pizzeria, for those not is from Naples do not worry, they are very simple to prepare!
Ingredients for 7-8 people
- 500 grams of flour
- 25 gr of fresh yeast
- 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon of sugar
- 10 cherry / Pachino tomatoes
- rocket salad
- fry oil
- salt and water
How to make pizza strips with cherry tomatoes
Prepare the pizza dough: put the broken yeast in a bowl, add a glass of warm water and melt the yeast, then add a teaspoon of sugar and a handful of flour, knead until smooth and homogeneous, cover with a cloth moist and let it rest for about half an hour, you have thus prepared the leaven.
Put the remaining flour on a pastry board and spread in the center to create a fountain, put the leaven in the center, distribute the salt all around so that it does not come into direct contact with the leaven, add the oil and gradually pour about 2 dl of warm water and begin to knead with your fingers, gradually bring the flour towards the center so as to incorporate it all, knead for about 15 minutes with full hands, the dough should be soft but compact, if it is too dry add more water, if too soft add more flour. Collect the pizza dough, form a ball and flour it; Transfer the dough to a large bowl, cover with a damp cloth and let it rise in a warm place for 2-3 hours until it has doubled in volume.
Take the dough, cut some pieces and create 3-4 cm long sticks,
fry them in abundant boiling oil,
collect them with a slotted spoon, place them on a sheet of absorbent paper. Serve, add salt and add the tomatoes previously cut into cubes and the washed and dried rocket.
And your fried pizza strips are ready. Enjoy your meal!
WINE PAIRING: Beer I'd say 😉
For wine pairings I have consulted the site in most cases: www.bodegasdevino.org
Straccetti di pizza with cherry tomatoes
Enjoy your meal!