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Chicken Nugget Caesar Salad Recipe

Chicken Nugget Caesar Salad Recipe

"I was getting ready to prepare a Caesar salad with chicken strips when I discovered I didn't have enough chicken breasts in the freezer," explains the Lake Zurich, Illinois cook. "So, I substituted frozen chicken nuggets. "My family was delighted with the results, "Martha notes. "So I substituted frozen chicken nuggets. "My family was delighted with the results," Martha notes. "In fact, my husband enjoyed three generous helpings!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 to 10 frozen breaded chicken breast nuggets
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup creamy Caesar salad dressing
  • 3/4 cup Caesar salad croutons
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Bake chicken nuggets according to package directions; cut into fourths. In a large bowl, combine the romaine, mushrooms and chicken. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Sprinkle with croutons and Parmesan cheese. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 225 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 543 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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