“Alla diavola” in Italian means “in the style of the devil,” and in a recipe it means “heat,” as in quite spicy. . . . My husband liked this, and he is not often a fan of very spicy food. . .
–3 chicken tenderloins
–bay leaves (2, dried)
–cayenne pepper (one-half teaspoon)
–minced garlic (1 tablespoon)
–extra virgin olive oil (one-quarter cup)
–salt (be heavy-handed) and pepper
1 – In a small mixing bowl, place the extra virgin olive oil, cayenne pepper, garlic, and a generous amount of salt. Crumble the bay leaves and add to the bowl . Stir well.
2 – Place the chicken tenderloins in a covered baking dish. Spoon the sauce atop each one. Microwave on high for 4 minutes and 20 seconds. Do not overcook.
3 – Serve the chicken hot.
–chicken adapted from America’s Test Kitchen’s Complete Mediterranean Cookbook.