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My personal opinion is to avoid putting any meat in a microwave if at all possible. However, if you must, put a cup {at least 8 oz} of cold water in with the frozen package of meat (if you can set it on top without spilling it, that is the best way). Run the microwave on high for 1 minute per pound. Check after every minute. Eventually, the edges of the meat will start to cook. This is unavoidable.
Good luck....

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