Exotic flavor. . .original recipe recommends to serve with jalapeno cornbread. . .
–3 chicken tenderloins
–molasses (3 tablespoons, bottled)
–cayenne pepper (one-quarter teaspoon; more if very spicy is desired)
–garlic (powder, 2 teaspoons)
–paprika (bottled, 1 tablespoon)
–chopped onion (one-quarter cup)
–nutmeg (bottled, one-quarter teaspoon)
–lime juice (bottled, 3 squirts)
–salt and pepper
–extra virgin olive oil
1 – Place the chicken tenders in a covered baking dish. Drench in lime juice. Season with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, and nutmeg. Spoon molasses on top. Sprinkle with chopped onion. Finish with a few drops of extra virgin olive oil.
2 – Microwave on high for 4 and one-half minutes. When finished, cut into the center piece to check for doneness. If not cooked, return to the microwave for 30 seconds more.
3 – Serve the chicken hot.
–chicken adapted from a vintage Real Simple magazine.