–4 chicken tenderloins or breast strips
–tomato (vine-ripened, if possible; medium)
–tomato pesto (in a jar)
–cayenne pepper (bottled)
–angel hair pasta (one-quarter package)
–salt and pepper
1 – Place one-quarter package of angel hair pasta in a long, covered baking dish, with 1 inch of water. Season with salt. Microwave on high for 5 minutes. When finished, keep covered to preserve warmth.
2 – Chop the tomato, season with salt and pepper, and place in a covered baking dish. Place 3 tablespoons of tomato pesto in a measuring cup. Add 1 tablespoon of minced garlic and a little white wine. Stir. Pour the sauce into the dish with the chopped tomato. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
3 – Nestle the chicken amid the sauce. Season with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, and olive oil.
4 – Microwave the chicken and sauce on high for 6 minutes.
5 – Serve the chicken and sauce hot, atop the pasta.
–adapted from allrecipes.com.