Simply layer, microwave, and enjoy. . .
For 4 small appetites:
–3 chicken tenderloins
–rice (cooked, three-fourth’s cup)
–tomatoes (diced, 1 can, do not drain)
–English peas (one-half cup, frozen)
–chopped onion (one-quarter cup, chopped)
–salt and pepper
–extra virgin olive oil
–parsley (dried, 1 teaspoon)
–marsala wine (or sherry; one-third cup)
1 – Place the rice, tomatoes, English peas, and chopped onion, in this order, in a large, covered baking dish. Pour in the marsala wine. Season with salt, pepper, and extra virgin olive oil. Microwave on high for 8 minutes.
2 – Place the chicken atop the vegetables. Season with salt, pepper, olive oil, and parsley. Microwave on high for 5 minutes. When finished, test the center piece for doneness. If not cooked, return to the microwave for 2 minutes more. (Note: This dish takes a long time to cook.)
3 – Serve the chicken and vegetables hot.
–inspired by Edward Giobbi’s Eat Right, Eat Well—the Italian Way.