If you like orange flavor, the orange just gives a bit of tang to the already tangy cranberry. . .
–3 chicken tenderloins
–roasted almonds (2 tablespoons)
–whole berry cranberry sauce (one-half can)
–orange juice (3 tablespoons)
–brown sugar (3 tablespoons)
–minced garlic (1 tablespoon)
–garlic infused olive oil to taste
–salt and pepper to taste
1 – Place the cranberry sauce in a covered baking dish. Break it apart. Then add orange juice, brown sugar, minced garlic, salt, pepper, and garlic infused olive oil. Stir gently. Microwave on high for 2 minutes.
2 – Stir the sauce well. Then place the chicken tenders in the sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with roasted sliced almonds. Finish with a few drops of garlic infused olive oil.
3 – Microwave on high for 4 minutes and 20 seconds.
4 – Serve the chicken and sauce hot, atop rice, if desired.
–recipe original to C. Mabry, with ideas from various recipes available on the web.