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Seared Pier 22® Premium Hokkaido Dry Pack Scallops A.1.® Caramelized Fennel

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Recipe by Pier 22 Seafood CO. & Kraft Heinz Foods, featuring A.1. Original Sauce delivers bold flavor to elevate your customers’ favorite dishes.




  1. Brown bacon until crisp in a medium saucepan, about 8 min.
  2. Remove bacon from the pan, break into small pieces, and set aside.
  3. Add milk to the pan and bring to a boil.
  4. Whisk in the polenta until all is incorporated – it should be smooth and creamy.
  5. Add butter, salt, and pepper. 
  6.  Remove from heat and fold in half to 2/3rds of the bacon. Save the rest for topping.
  7. Hold until ready for assembly.

Caramelized A1 Fennel

  1. Heat a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add A1® and warm.
  3. Add fennel and stir constantly until fragrant.
  4. Remove from heat and hold until ready to plate. 


  1. Pat scallops dry with a paper towel and sprinkle with salt.
  2. Heat a pan or flat top with olive oil blend.
  3. Add scallops and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Flip the scallops and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Remove the scallops from the pan and serve.

 A.1. Original Sauce – a culinary masterpiece that brings unparalleled flavor to enhance your patrons’ cherished dishes. Crafted from an irresistible medley of the finest ingredients, meticulously matured to perfection, and expertly formulated to propel your culinary creations to unprecedented heights. This delectable sauce harmonizes the richness of tomatoes, the piquancy of garlic, the zest of crushed oranges, and a symphony of intricate spices, resulting in an irresistibly tangy taste that commands attention. 

With an iconic essence that tantalizes taste buds, A.1. Original Sauce has become a yearning among your clientele. Its versatility shines as it transforms steak, chicken, seafood, vegetables, and more – acting as a dip, marinade, or rub. From sumptuous steaks to savory burgers and even morning fare, A.1. ingeniously enriches every bite since its inception in 1862, backed by an enduring legacy of trust. Packaged in a resealable bottle to preserve its exquisite flavor, each serving contains a mere 15 calories, making it a mindful choice. Furthermore, its certification as Kosher and allergen-free ensures inclusivity without compromise. 

Elevate your culinary offerings with A.1. Original Sauce – where time-honored tradition meets sensational innovation.

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