Assemble the ingredients on the counter and then add to the dish; stir and heat; what seems complicated then becomes easy and elegant . . .
–3 chicken tenderloins
–sliced almonds (one-third cup)
–marinara sauce (I used Bertoli, which is mild and flavorful; 2 tablespoons)
–yogurt (2 tablespoons)
–mayonnaise (2 tablespoons)
–chopped onions (one-quarter cup)
–minced garlic (1 tablespoon)
–Parmesan cheese (shredded; one-quarter cup)
–creme sherry (2 tablespoons)
–tarragon (dried; 1 tablespoon)
–chicken bone broth (one-third cup)
–extra virgin olive oil (to taste)
–salt and pepper (to taste)
1 – Go to the list of ingredients (above), and add one by one to a large baking dish. Stir well. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
2 – Add chicken tenders to the sauce, spooning sauce over the chicken. Season with salt, pepper, and parsley.
3 – Microwave on high for 4 minutes and 40 seconds. When finished, test the center piece for doneness. If not cooked, return to the microwave for 1 minute more.
4 – Serve the chicken hot, over rice if desired.
–chicken adapted from The Elegant but Easy Cookbook, by Marian Fox Burros and Lois Levine.