Chicken caesar salad

A welcome break from boring old sandwiches that guarantees an empty lunch box every time.
By Annabel Karmel
Chicken caesar salad
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  • Serves: 1
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 thick slices white bread, crusts trimmed and cut into small cubes
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 baby gem lettuce, or half a Cos or Romaine lettuce, cut into pieces
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated parmesan

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated parmesan
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/8 tsp Dijon mustard
  • few drops Worcestershire sauce
  • few drops tabasco

Method

1. Heat the olive oil in a small non-stick frying pan and add the cubes of bread. Fry, turning occasionally, until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

2. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and add to the pan. Fry for 3-4 minutes until cooked through and leave to cool.

3. To make the dressing combine the mayonnaise, parmesan, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and tabasco.

4. Mix the lettuce and the chicken and toss with most of the dressing.

5. Scatter over the grated Parmesan cheese, the croutons and drizzle with the remaining dressing.

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