Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

1
Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

Chicken Caesar Salad brings it all together with crisp romaine, tender grilled chicken, lightly seasoned homemade croutons, shaved Parmesan and tangy Caesar Dressing. Better than any restaurant Caesar Salad this recipe will quickly become one of your favorites.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • HOMEMADE CROUTONS

  • 4 c
    day old bread cut in bite size cubes
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • CAESAR DRESSING

  • 4
    cloves garlic
  • 4
    anchovies
  • ·
    juice from one lemon (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 3/4 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1/2 c
    fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • CAESAR CHICKEN

  • 2
    large chicken breasts (about 1.25 lbs)
  • 3 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    of the caesar dressing
  • SALAD

  • 1
    large head romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1/3 c
    shaved parmesan cheese

How to Make Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. In small bowl whisk together olive oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Place the bread cubes on parchment covered baking sheet. Brush the bread cubes with the olive oil mixture. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and crunchy. Flip the croutons halfway through the baking process.
  2. Add the garlic, anchovies, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon Mustard and mayonnaise to a food processor. Pulse several times to chop the garlic and blend the anchovies. Add Parmesan Cheese and pulse 2 times. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Using a large Ziploc zipper bag combine chicken breasts, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, olive oil and 2 tablespoons of the Caesar dressing. Set flat in the fridge for 30-35 minutes flipping halfway through. Preheat the grill to 425-450 degrees. Remove chicken breasts from marinade and place on the grill. Grill for 10-12 minutes flipping halfway through. Chicken is done when the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Remove from the grill, cover with aluminum foil and let rest for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Cut chicken into bite size pieces. Toss the romaine lettuce, dressing, croutons and chicken. For added flavor top with fresh shaved Parmesan cheese.

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