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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


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


  • 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

1-1/4 cups: 225 calories, 17g fat (4g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 543mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2014

"Definitely a must try!"

Reviewed Jul. 3, 2010

"This was o.k. It might be a great way to get some kids to enjoy salad. Mine are older and preferred grilled chicken instead of breaded."

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