Chicken Caesar Salad

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This Italian grilled chicken salad is filling enough to be served as a main course or on the side.
  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 20 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 4 persons
Chicken Caesar Salad


  • 1½ tablespoon + 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon + 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 4 boneless chicken breast fillets
  • 4 slices bread
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli crushed
  • 4 anchovies fillets, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoon yogurt
  • 200 grams lettuce leaves
  • 100 – 150 grams of rocket / arugula or other salad greens
  • Parmesan cheese grated


  • 1. Marinate the chicken with lemon juice, oil and sliced garlic. Add salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • 2. Leave to marinate for at least an hour.
  • 3. Heat a grill pan until very hot. Put chicken and cook for about 10 minutes each side till cooked through.
  • 4. Remove. Let chicken rest for at least five minutes and then slice diagonally. Set aside and leave to cool.
  • 5. Pre-heat the oven to 200C.
  • 6. Chop the bread into cubes for croutons.
  • 7. Spread them in a single layer on a baking sheet. Drizzle a tablespoon of oil on the top.
  • 8. Bake for about 10 minutes until golden and crisp. Set aside.
  • 9. Meanwhile, put the garlic into a mini blender with the mustard, worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, chilli and anchovies. Blend until smooth.
  • 10. Add the mayonnaise and yogurt, then blend again. It should be of running consistency but still thick. Adjust the taste with lemon juice and pepper.
  • 11. Place salad leaves, chicken, dressing and croutons to mix and top with parmesan cheese and serve.


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