Pizza Fritta is a Naples specialty enjoying a cult status amongst the locals. In Naples It is made by sealing the toppings between two layers of pizza dough and frying it in hot oil until it becomes golden and crispy.
In our version, which is also sometime called "Pizza Fritta Montanara" , to make the dish, chefs drop a disc of uncooked pizza dough in hot oil for about a minute, then add the puffy fried dough with the topping.
You can also try:
- Pizza Fritta al Radicchio di Treviso e Stracchino (Fried pizza with radicchio and stracchino cheese);
- Pizza Fritta con Crudo, Caprino e Spinacini (Fried pizza with prosciutto crudo, caprino cheese and spinach);
- Pizza Fritta con Salamino Piccante, Rucola e Stracciatella (Fried pizza with spicy pork salami, arugula and stracciatella cheese);
- Pizza Fritta con Pancetta Cotta, Burrata e Crema di Tartufo (Fried pizza with oven-cooked pork belly, burrata cheese and truffle cream).