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Caesar-Style Chicken Salad recipe

Caesar-style chicken salad is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that can be served as an appetizer or main course. It’s perfect for picnics and potlucks because it can be easily transported and tastes great cold. This recipe is a twist on the classic Caesar salad with less calories and does not require anchovies. However, you can add them if you like. The ingredients for this salad are simple, making it a great option for those looking for a light but satisfying meal for lunch or dinner.

Tips & Tricks

  1. For a healthier version of the salad, use grilled chicken (medium heated grill for 5 minutes each side) instead of fried or rotisserie chicken.
  2. If you like a little more crunch in your salad, try adding croutons or diced vegetables.
  3. If you’re serving the salad as an appetizer, try serving it in lettuce cups or on top of crostini for a tasty bite-sized treat.
  4. If you’re a fan of spicy flavors, try adding a pinch of red pepper flakes or diced jalapenos to the salad.
  5. For lettuce you can use romaine or the mixture of: butter lettuce, green leaves, romaine lettuce. Using different lettuce will give the salad a more colorful and visually appealing look & taste.

Chicken Salad recipe

🕐Prep Time: 24 hours🕐Cook Time: 20 min🥄Serves: 3 portions

INGREDIENTS

  • 500 g of chicken breast filet
  • 200 g lettuce
  • 100g cornichons
  • 4 hard boiled eggs
  • Croutons (optional)
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 0.25 tsp pepper
  • 0.25 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 80g of breadcrumbs
  • 60 g of parmesan cheese (or other type of hard cheese)

Dressing

  • 2 tbsp of 15% sour cream
  • 1 tbsp of light mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Worcester sauce
  • 1 tsp of Dijon mustard
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 15g of hard cheese
  • A pinch of salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cut the chicken breast lengthwise into thin slices, about 0.5 cm thick. Season both sides of the chicken slices with salt, pepper, and smoked paprika, and spread mayonnaise on each side. Cover and refrigerate the chicken for 24-48 hours.
  2. Boil some eggs and cut them into smaller pieces once they are cooked.
  3. Wash the lettuce and break it into smaller pieces by hand. Set it aside.
  4. Cut the cornichons into 4 pieces lengthwise.
  5. To make the dressing, mix together all of the ingredients in a bowl.
  6. On a serving plate, arrange the lettuce, cornichons, and eggs.
  7. Preheat a pan over medium heat and add 3-4 tablespoons of sunflower oil.
  8. Dip each side of the chicken slices into breadcrumbs to coat them in a thin layer.
  9. Place the chicken in the preheated pan and cook each side until it becomes golden brown, about 5-7 minutes per side.
  10. Cut the chicken into smaller pieces and arrange it on top of the salads. Pour the sauce over the top.

Enjoy your Caesar style salad!

Nutrition table of Caesar style Chicken Salad recipe

Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving100 g
Calories132 Kcal
Energy value552 kJ
Fat6 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Carbs6 g
Sugar1 g
Protein13 g
Salt0g

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