Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

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Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Patrick Meyer

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@patrickmeyer

This recipe was inspired by the Grilled Caesar Salad at Leaf in Charleston, SC. The dressing is addictive. The chicken is flavorful and juicy. The lettuce takes on a smoky aspect. And cheese...is cheese!

I make this all the time and hope you enjoy the recipe!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

GRILLED CHICKEN

1 lb
boneless skinless chicken thighs
1 tsp
smoked paprika
2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
nonstick cooking spray

DRESSING

2
egg yolks
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
4 clove
garlic, smashed
1
lemon, juiced
1 tsp
anchovy paste
1 tsp
kosher salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
2 Tbsp
olive oil

SALAD

2
romaine hearts, halved
1 Tbsp
grapeseed oil
1/4 c
grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 F. Preheat grill pan to medium-high heat. Season chicken thighs with smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
2
Combine all of the dressing ingredients except for the olive oil in a food processor until thick and creamy. With the motor running, slowly stream in the olive oil. Mix until fully combined. Place dressing in serving bowl and set aside.
3
Spray grill pan with cooking spray. Place chicken thighs on grill pan and sear chicken thighs until golden brown on both sides, about 2-3 minutes per side. Place chicken in oven and roast for 18 minutes.
4
Brush romaine hearts with oil place on the grill pan. Cook until all sides have grill marks, but lettuce is not wilted.
5
Cut chicken into strips. Place one piece of grilled lettuce on each plate. Top with chicken strips and drizzle with dressing. Sprinkles with cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Roasts, Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy