Scallops with Chives and Peppers


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 Here’s a low calorie seafood recipe from Northeastern USA.

½ t       olive oil
1 T       low-calorie margarine
2 pcs   dried hot chili peppers (optional)
¾ lb     fresh scallops
3 T       fresh chives, chopped
½         red pepper, thinly sliced
Pinch of ground cloves


  • Heat oil and margarine in skillet.
  • Add chili peppers and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add scallops and saute just long enough to heat through, about two minutes.
  • Stir in chives, red pepper slices and cloves. Cook for 30 seconds more.
  • Serve over pasta or rice.

Serves 4
Per serving: 115 calories; 16-percent fat, 81-percent protein, 3-percent carbohydrate.