Chicken Caesar Salad

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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based on 2 ratings

Chicken Caesar Salad makes a delicious light lunch that can be thrown together in minutes if using leftover cooked and shredded chicken breast. The dressing is so simple to make, you’ll wonder why you never bothered before. For an extra treat, crumble some crispy bacon over the salad.

recipe updated Apr 9, 2020


  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    4 tbsp (37g)
  • Lemon icon
    x ½ (about 29g)
  • Avocado icon
    x 1 (about 165g)
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    x 3¼ (about 375g)
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    6 tbsp (89g)
  • Anchovies icon
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    as needed
  • Romaine lettuce hearts icon
    Romaine lettuce hearts
    x 2 (about 170g)
  • Croutons icon
    3½ tbsp (about 50g)
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    as needed


  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add crème fraîche, anchovies, parmesan cheese and lemon to a clean food processor bowl
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Season with black pepper to taste
  4. Add romaine lettuce hearts and avocado to a clean large mixing bowl
  5. Pour dressing into salad
  6. Toss together
  7. Divide salad between 4 medium bowls evenly
  8. Arrange chicken breast in the medium bowls on top
  9. Scatter croutons over the medium bowls
  10. Season
  11. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese
  12. Serve immediately
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