Lightly grease a 9-inch, heat-resistant, non-metallic baking dish.
In a small bowl combine cracker crumbs, softened butter or margarine and the 1 tablespoon of sugar. Press into the bottom of a greased baking dish.
Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 2 minutes. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and the 1/2 cup sugar together until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in lemon peel and juice.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into prepared baking dish; smooth with a spatula.
Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 6 minutes.
In a small bowl combine sour cream, the 2 tablespoons sugar and vanilla until well blended. Carefully spread over top of cheesecake.
Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 1 minute.
Arrange strawberries on cheesecake as desired and chill several hours before serving.