Shir-Will Chicken Delight (Microwave)

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“This chicken recipe develops a very tasty sauce when microwaved with the cheese slices. I developed this recipe in 1976 along with a very dear friend of ours. Her name was Shirley and mine is William and the chicken tasted so good, therefore - Shir-Will Chicken Delight.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large microwave proof dish with a cover, place chicken, add 1/4 cup water and microwave on HIGH (full power) for 10 minutes.
  2. Carefully turn chicken over and continue to microwave on HIGH (full power), covered for an additional 10 minutes.
  3. Let chicken cool slightly.
  4. Remove skin and discard.
  5. Strip all meat off bones.
  6. Chop chicken meat into small bite size pieces and set aside.
  7. In a heavy bottom cooking saucepan, add butter and onions and sauté until onions are translucent, about 4 - 5 minutes.
  8. Add green and red sliced peppers and cook for another 3 minutes.
  9. Mash tomatoes and add to saucepan along with salt and pepper and simmer for 10 minutes.
  10. Add chicken to saucepan and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  11. TO PREPARE FOR SERVING-----------.
  12. Fill microwave-proof soup bowls to within 1/2 inch of top with cooked chicken mixture.
  13. Place 2 pieces of processed cheese on top.
  14. Microwave on HIGH (full power) for 2 - 3 minutes or until cheese melts.
  15. You can cook more than one bowl at a time, just adjust your time accordingly.
  16. Serve hot.
  17. You can also prepare the onions, green and red peppers in a food processor with a slicing blade attachment.
  18. Refrigerate any unused Chicken Delight.
  19. When ready to serve again, repeat above cooking procedure.

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