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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.

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
Servings4
Calories Per Serving636
Total Fat43g66%
Sugar4gN/A
Saturated7g37%
Cholesterol75mg25%
Protein33g66%
Carbs32g11%
Vitamin A1118µg100%
Vitamin B120.4µg6.9%
Vitamin B60.9mg45%
Vitamin C18mg31%
Vitamin D0.5µg0.1%
Vitamin E5mg27%
Vitamin K278µg100%
Calcium137mg14%
Fiber7g28%
Folate (food)395µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)447µg100%
Folic acid31µgN/A
Iron6mg31%
Magnesium81mg20%
Monounsaturated27gN/A
Niacin (B3)15mg74%
Phosphorus361mg52%
Polyunsaturated6gN/A
Potassium996mg28%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg26.7%
Sodium1090mg45%
Thiamin (B1)0.5mg35.6%
Trans0.1gN/A
Zinc2mg16%