–4 chicken tenderloins or breast strips
–apple (peeled, chopped, medium)
–onion (Vidalia, one-half, sliced)
–salt and pepper
–bowtie pasta (dry, two-thirds cup)
1 – Place the bowtie pasta in an uncovered baking dish. Cover to 1 inch above the pasta. Season with salt. Microwave on high for 6 minute; then microwave for 8 minutes on 50 percent power. When finished, cover to preserve warmth.
2 – Peel and chop an apple, and place in a covered baking dish with a little white wine. Peel and slice one-half Vidalia onion, and place in the dish. Season with salt, pepper, cinnamon, brown sugar, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 5 minutes. When finished, nestle the chicken amid the apple and onion. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Spoon a little sauce over the chicken. Microwave on high for 9 minutes. When finished, test the chicken to be sure that it is done. If not, replace in the microwave for 2 minutes more.
3 – Serve the chicken hot, with the apple and onion sauce atop the pasta.
–chicken adapted from food.com web site.