–6 chicken tenderloins or breast strips
–Dijon mustard (3 tablespoons, bottled)
–brandy (buy a small, inexpensive bottle; 3 tablespoons)
–rosemary (bottled, 1 tablespoon, dried)
–minced garlic (bottled, 1 tablespoon)
–lemon (fresh, refrigerated, sliced with a very sharp knife)
–salt and pepper
1 – In a small mixing bowl, place the Dijon, and then add a little brandy at a time, stirring vigorously. Add minced garlic to the sauce, and stir.
2 – Place the chicken in a covered baking dish. Spread the sauce over the top. Season with salt, pepper, rosemary, and olive oil.
3 – With a very sharp knife, slice a refrigerated lemon carefully. Place atop the chicken.
4 – Microwave the chicken on high for 8 minutes. When finished, check a center piece for doneness; if not cooked, replace in the microwave for 1 minute more.
5 – Serve the chicken and sauce hot.
–chicken adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Pleasures of the Good Earth.