Chicken Caesar Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 45 min.
Angie McGowan
Egg-free dressing! And still, empirically delicious!

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, washed and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 tsp anchovy paste
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise made with olive oil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 strips bacon, cooked until crispy and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Salt and pepper chicken breasts. Add a drizzle of olive oil. Brown chicken in skillet.
  • Add lettuce to a bowl. For dressing combine garlic, anchovy paste, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and mayonnaise in a medium bowl. Whisk to combine.
  • Drizzle in the olive oil while continually whisking. Add bacon, Parmesan, and chicken to the lettuce. Toss with dressing.
  • Top with cherry tomatoes if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 217
  Calories from Fat 142 (65%)
(29%)Total Fat 19g
(19%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(14%)Cholesterol 42mg
(19%)Sodium 461mg
(19%)Potassium 669mg
Total Carbohydrate 8g
(14%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(30%)Protein 15g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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