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Chicken Caesar Salad for Four Recipe

Chicken Caesar Salad for Four Recipe

A simple homemade dressing sets this Caesar salad apart from ordinary salads. With lots of Parmesan, romaine and chicken strips, it's a clear classic, only better!—Rebecca Porter, Yigo, Guam
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 cups hearts of romaine salad mix
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
  • 1 cup Caesar salad croutons

Directions

  • 1. Place chicken on a greased broiler pan. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 7-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Cut chicken into strips; set aside.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a blender, combine 1/4 cup cheese, lemon juice, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and pepper. Cover and process until blended. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream.
  • 3. Place romaine in a large salad bowl. Add cheese mixture; toss to coat. Top with the chicken strips, eggs, croutons and remaining cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 755 calories, 32 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 365 mg cholesterol, 585 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 101 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.