CHICKEN TENDERS IN MOROCCAN SAUCE MADE OF TOMATOES – ONION – TURMERIC – CINNAMON – MINCED GARLIC – GOLDEN RAISINS AND SPRINKLED WITH PINE NUTS

A unique and good flavor. . .the cinnamon and turmeric work well together. . .and turmeric is a very healthy spice. . .

For 2:

–3 chicken tenderloins

–tomatoes (one-third can of petite diced tomatoes)

–onion (chopped, one-quarter cup)

–turmeric (1 teaspoon, dried)

–cinnamon (1 tablespoon)

–minced garlic (1 tablespoon, bottled)

–golden raisins (one-quarter cup)

–pine nuts (one-eighth cup)

–salt and pepper

–extra virgin olive oil

1 – Place the chicken tenderloins in a covered baking dish, and then set aside.

2 – In a small mixing bowl, place tomatoes, onion, turmeric, cinnamon, minced garlic, golden raisin, and extra virgin olive oil.  Stir briskly.  Season with salt and pepper, and stir again.  Pour the sauce atop the chicken.  Then sprinkle with pine nuts.  Finish with a drop or two of olive oil.

3 – Microwave on high for 5 and one-half minutes.  When finished, test the center piece of doneness.  If not cooked, return to the microwave for 1 minute more.

4 – Serve the chicken tenders with sauce, hot.

–recipe adapted from The Best of French Cooking.

Author: Celia Hales

Site features gourmet Mediterranean microwave cooking, often featuring original recipes by the blogger as well as recipes by master chef Edward Giobbi; and a second site on the spiritual dimension of the law of attraction.

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