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Thirty-Minute Chicken

Our Deep Covered Baker and a flavorful seasoning mixture make this chicken easy and irresistible. This quick microwave method is a real time-saver, perfect for a weeknight meal or when a recipe calls for cooked chicken.

Chicken Parmesan Soup

Give this soup some crunch with homemade croutons made in the microwave!

California Club Pizza

This unconventional pizza features cool toppings and a fresh burst of lemon over a hot crust, chicken and cheese.

Chicken Enchilada Pizza

Chicken, cheese and taco sauce create a fiesta of flavors in this zesty pizza.

Greek Chicken Pot Pies

Our lemony version of a classic comfort food is prepared in a surprisingly short amount of time.

Sesame Tilapia with Shiitake Broth

Flavorful, pan-fried tilapia becomes a Japanese-inspired one-bowl meal with rice and a gingery mushroom broth.

Zucchini Ribbon Primavera

Zucchini and carrots cut into fine julienne strips provide a colorful contrast to multigrain spaghetti for a fun pasta presentation.

Spicy Roasted Vegetable Soup

Lightly roasting the vegetables provides this soup with a robust flavor.

Chipotle Shrimp Scampi

The perfect blend of tangy and savory makes this dish a true standout.

Casbah Chicken & Couscous

This aromatic skillet entrée highlights flavors of Morocco with fresh mango and toasted almonds.

Southern-Fried Chicken Salad

Crushed cereal gives the chicken a satisfying flavor and crunch without all the calories!

Sweet & Sour Pork & Pineapple Stir-Fry

Forget heavy, batter-fried sweet and sour entrées. Fresh pineapple and a tangy homemade sauce make our rendition the clear winner.

Turkey & Pesto Ravioli with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Wonton wrappers make it easy to make these healthy, great-tasting ravioli.

Twenty-Minute Barbecue Ribs

Our Deep Covered Baker allows you to prepare barbecue ribs in the microwave. Finish by grilling them indoors for great smoky flavor.

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