Note: This dish makes a good presentation.
–6 chicken tenderloins or breast strips
–rosemary (dried, bottled, 1 tablespoon)
–broccoli (florets only, 1 head)
–tomatoes (fresh, 2, chopped)
–onion (one-half, medium, sliced)
–mushrooms (baby bellas, 5 or 6, quartered)
–white wine (one-eighth cup, no more)
–jasmine rice (boxed)
–salt and pepper
1 – Place the tomatoes, onion, and mushrooms in a covered baking dish with the white wine. Season with salt, pepper, rosemary (1 teaspoon), and olive oil. Microwave on high for 6 minutes.
2 – Nestle the chicken atop the sauce. Place broccoli florets in a circle around the chicken. Season with salt, pepper, the remainder of the rosemary, and olive oil.
3 – Microwave on high for 8 minutes. When finished, check a center piece of chicken to be sure that it is done. If not, replace in the microwave for 1 minute more on high.
4 – Serve the chicken tenders, vegetables, and sauce hot atop jasmine rice (follow package instructions for microwaving the rice, as brands differ).
–chicken adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Pleasures of the Good Earth.