"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!"
This crunchy refreshing salad has a zippy zesty dressing that provides a burst of flavor with each bite. It's a great salad to perk up any spring or summer meal.
-Schelby Thompson, Camden Wyoming, Delaware
My Caesar salad has the same fresh, classic flavor as one I used to order at a steak house in Saskatoon. Making it at home lets me adjust the garlic—if I want it zesty, I add two cloves. (I believe you can never have too much garlic!)
“This delicious dish is an easy way to get my daughter to eat asparagus. Sometimes, I make the croutons from focaccia bread. They add another dimension of texture and flavor.” —Patsy Phillips, Sanford, North Carolina
Fans of Caesar salad will find the dressing used in this tasty version one of the best. My sister, Jan, developed the recipe and was nice enough to share her secret with me.—Dianne Nash, Kaslo, British Columbia