SCALLOPS WITH CHIVES & PEPPERS

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Ingredients

½  tablespoon olive oil
1  tablespoon unsalted butter
1  hot chili pepper, seeded and chopped (optional)
½  red bell pepper, chopped
¾  pounds (360 g) fresh scallops
3   tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
Pinch of ground cloves and cinnamon

Instructions

Preheat Large Skillet over medium-high heat, add olive oil and butter and bring to temperature. Add chili pepper, red pepper and sauté 2-3 minutes. Add scallops and sauté just long enough to heat through, about 2 minutes. Stir in chives, cloves and cinnamon. Sauté about 30 seconds more.