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Chicken Caesar Salad for Two Recipe

Chicken Caesar Salad for Two Recipe

This main-dish salad may sound fancy, but in reality it couldn't be easier to make.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 cups torn romaine
  • 1 small tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fat-free creamy Caesar salad dressing
  • Caesar salad croutons, optional

Directions

  • 1. Brush chicken with oil. Combine the garlic salt, paprika, pepper, basil and oregano; sprinkle over chicken. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°.
  • 2. Arrange romaine and tomato on plates. Cut chicken into strips; place over salads. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with croutons if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 236 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 653 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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