Chicken Caesar Salad

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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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 Jun 18, 2018


  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
  • Anchovies icon
    x 2
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
  • Lemon icon
    x ½
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    as needed
  • Romaine lettuce hearts icon
    Romaine lettuce hearts
    x 2
  • Avocado icon
    x 1
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    x 3¼
  • Croutons icon
    3½ tbsp
  • 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. Prep and set aside parmesan cheese: grated
  2. Prep and set aside lemon: zested & juiced
  3. Prep and set aside avocado: peeled, stoned & chopped
  4. Prep and set aside chicken breast: cooked & sliced
  5. Get a clean food processor bowl
  6. Add crème fraîche
  7. Add drained anchovies
  8. Add prepared parmesan cheese
  9. Add prepared lemon
  10. Blend until smooth
  11. Season with freshly ground black pepper to taste
  12. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  13. Add torn romaine lettuce hearts
  14. Add prepared avocado
  15. Pour dressing into salad
  16. Toss together
  17. Divide salad between 4 medium bowls evenly
  18. Arrange prepared chicken breast on top
  19. Scatter croutons
  20. Season
  21. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese
  22. Serve immediately
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