Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

The only way to improve on this classic is to grill all the ingredients
Caesar Salad

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Grilling the chicken and lettuce of the Caesar salad adds a deep, satisfying, charred flavor.

This recipe is courtesy of Food Network.

4
Servings
498
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 Cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • 2-4 anchovy fillets, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Pound skin-on, boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 ½-inch thick slices focaccia
  • 4 romaine lettuce hearts, halved lengthwise
  • 3/4 Cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish

Directions

Chop 2 garlic cloves and purée with ½ cup olive oil, anchovies, and lemon juice in a blender until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Pound the chicken with a mallet or heavy skillet until about 1/8 inch thick. Season with salt and pepper and toss with 1 tablespoon of the Caesar dressing. Grill the chicken until golden and crisp, 3-4 minutes per side.

Brush the bread with olive oil on both sides and grill, turning, until toasted, about 2 minutes. Rub with the remaining garlic clove.

Brush the romaine with 1-2 tablespoons of the dressing and grill until charred, about 1-2 minutes per side. Chop the lettuce and transfer to a bowl.

Cut the bread and chicken into bite-size pieces and add to the bowl. Toss with the remaining dressing, Parmesan, and pepper to taste. Garnish with more Parmesan.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
36g
51%
Saturated Fat
9g
38%
Cholesterol
164mg
55%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Protein
44g
96%
Vitamin A, RAE
71µg
10%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
23µg
26%
Calcium, Ca
423mg
42%
Choline, total
140mg
33%
Folate, total
4µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
50mg
16%
Niacin
11mg
79%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
546mg
78%
Selenium, Se
43µg
78%
Sodium, Na
627mg
42%
Water
93g
3%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%