How to Make a Delicious Norwegian Arctic Cod Thick-Crust Pizza at Home?

Q: Can I use a different type of fish for this recipe?
A: Yes, while Norwegian Arctic cod is recommended for its texture and flavor, you can substitute it with another firm white fish.

Q: What’s the best way to ensure my pizza crust is thick and soft?
A: Make sure to allow the dough to ferment until it doubles in size and handle it gently when shaping to retain airiness.

Q: Is there a vegetarian alternative for the toppings?
A: Absolutely! You can replace the cod and lunch meat with a variety of vegetables or plant-based proteins for a vegetarian version.

Norwegian Arctic Cod Thick-Crust Pizza


  • Norwegian Arctic cod: 1 piece
  • High-gluten flour: 200g
  • Salt: 3g
  • Oil: 10g
  • White sugar: 8g
  • Warm water (35°C): 120g
  • Yeast: 3g
  • Onion: 10g
  • Green and red bell peppers: 10g each
  • Corn: 20g
  • Lunch meat: 10g
  • Mozzarella cheese: as needed
  • Tomato sauce: as needed
  • Pepper powder: a pinch
  • Lemon juice: a few drops
  1. Prepare the cod, ensuring it's boneless and skin-on. Cut it into small pieces and marinate with salt, pepper, and lemon juice for 10 minutes.
  2. Clean and dice the bell peppers and onion.
  3. Boil the corn until cooked, then set aside.
  4. Mix warm water with yeast and let it sit for 2 minutes.
  5. Combine flour, salt, sugar, yeast, and oil.
  6. Add the yeast water and mix to form a lumpy dough.
  7. Knead the dough until smooth, cover with cling film, and let it ferment until it doubles in size.
  8. After fermentation, knead the dough to release gas, then divide into four portions and shape each into a ball.
  9. Roll out each ball into a circle, folding the edges slightly inward to form a crust.
  10. Place the dough on a baking tray, prick with a fork to prevent puffing during baking.
  11. Spread tomato sauce and a layer of mozzarella cheese on each crust.
  12. Add corn, bell peppers, onion, and lunch meat.
  13. Top with cod pieces and additional cheese.
  14. Bake in a preheated oven at 190°C for 18 minutes. Adjust the temperature according to your oven.
  15. Remove the pizza from the oven and let it cool slightly before serving.
  16. Enjoy your soft, thick-crust pizza with delicious cod topping.
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  • Rich in protein from cod and cheese.
  • Contains complex carbohydrates from the high-gluten flour.
  • Provides vitamins and minerals from the vegetables.
  • Caloric content varies based on portion size and additional toppings.