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Seafood was a very popular pizza topping, too, and you won’t find it available at Pizza Hut in the US.

scallop seafood pizza

This pizza was topped with scallops.

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The Lunar New Year special pizza was a scallop pizza with a stuffed cheese-roll crust.

The pie was topped with seared scallops, mushrooms, peppers, white sauce, and Hokkaido cheese (a milk-based cheese from Japan). It cost 750 NT, or about $25.

All of the flavors went really well together, and it was fun to eat something as decadent as a scallop on a pizza. They seemed to have been carefully pan-seared before being put on the pizza, and they weren’t rubbery at all. 

This wasn’t the only seafood-topped pizza on the menu, which is much different from Pizza Hut in the US. 

Back home, some people order anchovy pizza, but it’s a bit of a running joke in pop culture and is considered to be a less-than-delectable combination.

Plus you actually can’t get anchovies or any seafood as a topping at Pizza Hut in the US.

However, in Taiwanese Pizza Hut locations, all kinds of seafood were available to put on a pie, including prawns, crab, scallops, shrimp, and even squid. This makes sense to me because Taiwan is an island, so fresh, locally caught seafood is readily available all over Taipei.

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