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Simple Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

 Simple Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
This recipe is simple, but it always gets great reviews.
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 2 to 3 slices day-old bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup creamy Caesar salad dressing

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the butter, garlic powder and seasoned salt; add
  • bread cubes and toss to coat. Place on a baking sheet; bake at
  • 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Pour Italian dressing into a large resealable plastic bag; add
  • chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 3
  • hours.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium
  • heat or broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or
  • until juices run clear. Cut into strips or cubes; refrigerate until
  • chilled.
  • Just before serving, combine the romaine, cheese, croutons and

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Simple Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • chicken in a salad bowl. Drizzle with Caesar dressing; toss gently
  • to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.