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Herbed Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

Herbed Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

This salad looks and tastes fancy but couldn't be easier to make. It's my husband's favorite dinner.—Kay Andersen, Bear, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. Brush chicken with oil. Combine the basil, oregano, garlic salt if desired, pepper and paprika; sprinkle over chicken. Grill, uncovered, over medium-low heat for 12-15 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°, turning several times.
  • 2. Arrange romaine and tomato on plates. Cut chicken into strips; arrange over salads. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with croutons if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared without garlic salt and croutons and with 2 tablespoons fat-free salad dressing) equals 219 calories, 467 mg sodium, 73 mg cholesterol, 6 gm carbohydrate, 29 gm protein, 8 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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