Peruvian Chicken Escabeche for the Microwave

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READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Chocolatl

Escabeche is a very sour sauce, the cooked equivalent of ceviche, so don't make it if you don't like it tart. Adapted from Bon Appetit Magazine, February 1978. Times are for a 675-watt oven. Cook time includes standing time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken in a glass bowl and bring to a boil.
  2. Arrange chicken pieces in a microwave-safe 9"x13" casserole, placing meatier parts toward outside edge.
  3. Pour hot marinade over chicken.
  4. Cover and cook on high for 8 minutes.
  5. Turn chicken, cover, and cook on high for 8 minutes.
  6. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
  7. This may be served hot or cold.

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