–6 chicken tenderloins or breast strips
–green peas (frozen, one-half cup)
–green onions (3 stalks, chopped)
–smoked turkey (sandwich meat, 1 slice, chopped)
–mushrooms (baby bellas, 4 or 5, quartered)
–minced garlic (bottled, 1 tablespoon)
–parsley (fresh, 1 handful, chopped)
–red wine (one-quarter cup)
–salt and pepper
1 – Place the green peas, smoked turkey, mushrooms, minced garlic, and parsley in a covered baking dish. Add red wine. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Stir gently. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
2 – Nestle the chicken amid the peas. Season with salt, pepper, rosemary, and olive oil. Top with green onions. Microwave on high for 8 minutes. When finished, check a center piece for doneness. If not cooked, replace in the microwave for 1 minute more.
3 – Serve the chicken and peas hot.
–chicken adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Pleasures of the Good Earth.