An excellent microwave chicken dish. Can be done ahead of time and refrigerated. The sauce produced is very tasty! If desired, use an additional slice of Swiss cheese on each serving for an even creamier dish. Refrigerate any leftovers. When ready to serve again, repeat microwave cooking procedure as below.
1 (1.5 Kg) whole chicken
1/4 cup (65ml) water
65g butter or margarine
2 onions, thinly sliced
2 green capsicums, thinly sliced
2 large red capsicums, seeded and diced
1 (400g) tin whole peeled tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 slices Swiss cheese
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palve the chicken in a large microwave proof dish with a cover and add water. Microwave on HIGH (full power) for 10 minutes. Turn chicken over and continue to microwave on HIGH for an additional 10 minutes. Let chicken cool slightly. Remove skin and discard. Remove all meat from bones. Chop chicken meat into bite size pieces and set aside.
In a heavy saucepan heat butter/margarine. Saute onions until translucent. Add green and red capsicums and saute for 3 minutes. Mash tomatoes and add to saucepan with tin liquids, salt and pepper. Cover and let simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Add chopped chicken and let simmer for another 10 minutes.
To Prepare Mixture For Serving: Fill 8 microwave proof soup bowls to within 1/2 inch of top with cooked chicken mixture. Place 1 slice Swiss cheese on top of each bowl. Cook each bowl uncovered on HIGH (full power) for 3 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve immediately.