Originating from China, this Roujiamo pizza is a mouth watering meat pizza you should try at home.
Created with care, the following pizza has a great taste, matched with a incredible scent to enjoy.
Use your time to get excellent toppings and add them to a perfect base for your family and friends to enjoy a gratifying meal.
If you’re in the mood for a Meat pizza with Hoisin sauce then this is it.
Experimenting with pizza toppings is a great idea for a few reasons! First, it allows you to try new flavors and combinations that you may not have considered before. You might be surprised at how well certain toppings work together. Second, it can make your pizza-eating experience more exciting and fun. Instead of always ordering the same thing, you can switch it up and try something new.
Third, it can also be a great way to use up leftovers or ingredients you have on hand. You can add those veggies or meats that are sitting in the fridge to your pizza. Lastly, experimenting with pizza toppings can also be a great way to incorporate more nutritious ingredients into your diet, like adding some spinach or mushrooms to your pizza, it will not only make it more delicious but also healthy.
So, in short, experimenting with pizza toppings can be a great way to discover new flavors, have fun and make the most of ingredients you already have on hand.
Pizza in China
There’s an old tale that Pizza originated in China. When Marco Polo came to China, he encountered scallion pie, a flat bread that uses dough instead of a batter. When Marco Polo returned to Italy he met a chef from Naples at a dinner party and persuaded him to recreate the dish, putting the fillings on top of the dough instead of the inside.
Take a look at some of the other pizzas from China here.
Roujiamo Pizza Recipe
Below we’ve created a recipe for you to make a delicious homemade Roujiamo Pizza either in your woodfired oven or on a pizza stone in your oven.
Roujiamo Pizza Ingredients
Choose enough pizza toppings for the amount of pizzas you will be creating. The pizza sauce and dough ingredients below are designed for 3-4 pizzas, so add more or less, if required.
Simple Pizza dough
- 2 2/3 cups (400 grams) 00 fine flour
- 250 ml (1 cup) lukewarm water
- 7 grams (2 tsps) dried yeast
- 2 tsps salt
- 1/4 cup (3 tbsp) olive oil
Roujiamo Pizza Toppings
Toppings used in this pizza recipe, are;
- Glazed Pork Belly
- Chinese Spices
- 4 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter
- 1 tbsp dark brown sugar
- 2 tsp rice wine vinegar
- 1 garlic clove, finely crushed
- 2 tsp sesame seed oil
- hot sauce, to taste
Want to try a different sauce? See our article on the different types of pizza sauces.
You can click on any of the tags at the bottom of this page, to find other pizzas besides Roujiamo Pizza, that use that topping.
Pizza Dough Method
You can purchase a premade pizza base at your local shop or make your own dough following the simple steps below.
- Whisk yeast and lukewarm water in a jug. Leave sitting for roughly five minutes.
- Add flour and salt in a large bowl. Create a well in the centre of the flour. Pour in the liquid yeast mixture and the oil.
- Using dough mixer or hands, gently mix dough until smooth. Place pizza dough on a lightly floured work surface and then knead by hand for five minutes.
- Lightly oil a bowl, and place mixture in and cover with plastic wrap. Leave in a warm place to rise until the dough doubles in size.
- Pour dough mix out onto a clean, floured surface. Now hand knead gently for another five minutes.
- Divide dough mixture into equal sized balls. Hand stretch or roll out the bases to the expected size.
- Spread some flour on kitchen bench before rolling, in order to prevent sticking.
TIP: We have other dough recipes if you would like to try your hand at sourdough, poolish or more.
In less than 5 minutes, you can make your own Hoisin Sauce.
- Put all the ingredients into a food processor or bowl.
- Pulse or blitz with a stick blender until smooth.
- Add hot sauce and pepper to season.
May keep in fridge for up to 5 days.
Preparing Roujiamo Pizza
Preheat your oven to at least 450 degrees for 30 minutes or longer.
Spread out pizza dough on floured surface.
If you have a pizza peel, you can create your pizza on it (after flouring).
Start by spreading the sauce all over the base. This pizza uses Hoisin Sauce. Spread the Hoisin Sauce Thinly yet evenly, leaving a margin for the crust.
Add the largest toppings first – typically meat or seafood, then the smaller toppings.
Add cheese last, and sprinkle it all over to help keep the toppings in place when it melts.
This pizza has the following toppings:
- Glazed Pork Belly
- Chinese Spices
This pizza is tasty on its own, or why not with other pizzas as well?
Put the Roujiamo pizza in the middle of your oven (on a pizza steel if you have one) and set timer for 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes, open the door and see how cooked pizza is.
Pizza should be ready within 15 minutes. However, allow it to cook to personal taste.
About Hoisin Sauce
Hoisin sauce is made with a thick, fragrant sauce made with soybeans, garlic, red chili Peppers and fennel.
With a dark colored appearance and sweet and salty to taste, Hoisin Sauce is commonly used in Cantonese cuisine as a glaze for meat, an addition to stir fry, or as dipping sauce.
When making Roujiamo Pizza, it’s always handy to have the right pizza making tools. Here’s what items I always recommend…
The one kitchen tool every adult should have in their drawer. See our article on how to cut pizza for the various cutting tools.
Yes, I know, many people swear by hand stretching, however there’s times in all our lives where we need a good wooden roller.
A pizza stone really helps create a fantastic tasting pizza at home. Learn how to clean and care for your Pizza Stone.
Pork slices are a popular topping for pizza, especially in the United States. In terms of flavor and texture, pork slices add an unmistakable salty flavor and crunch to any pizza. For those looking for a unique twist on their favorite pizza dish, pork slices may be just what you need.
When it comes to preparing pork slices as a topping for your pizza, there are different methods you can use. Some recipes call for pre-cooked bacon while others suggest using raw ground pork or diced bacon that’s been cooked in advance.
Here are a few interesting pizza facts…
A couple of dollars
As a whole, US pizza restaurants sold US$45.6 billion worth of the good stuff in 2021. That was actually less than the US$46.24 billion the year before.
Don’t worry, be happy
In Cambodia, some pizzerias have marijuana topped ‘happy pizzas’ on their menu.
Celebrate everything cheese pizza
Did you know the US celebrates National Cheese Pizza Day, every 5th of September.
Pizza making FAQ
Want to make great pizza at home? Here are some expert answers to some of the most Frequently asked questions.
What is clean cut pizza?
A clean cut pizza is when they use clean cutting instruments to cut the pizza. See our article on clean cut pizza for more information.
How long after gallbladder surgery can I eat pizza?
Doctors will normally suggest that you wait at least 4-6 weeks after gallbladder sujrgery before eating pizza. Even then, they will suggest you only eat small amounts of pizza, and roughly once per month.
How can I keep bread from becoming soggy when making pizza bread?
If you find that the dough you are producing for pizza bread is too soggy, try reducing the liquid ingredients, or add slightly more flour. You can always save most dough by rolling them out on a well floured bench, and kneading them with new flour being slowly added.
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