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Quick Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

Quick Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

Kim Blanda of Neptune, New Jersey hails this zesty dish a success. "After tasting the salad at a friend's going-away party, I made sure to request the recipe. Now I fix it for my husband just about every week," she tells. :It's great with a potato or pasta side dish and chunks of crusty bread."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and cut into strips
  • 2 cups seasoned salad croutons
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a salad bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice, garlic and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 318 calories, 21 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 573 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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