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Chicken Caesar Salad

This can be a main dish or a side dish without the chicken
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, salad
Servings: 4 people
Author: Christina Hills


  • Emulsifier (optional)


  • 2 lbs Chicken Tenders (or Chicken Breasts)
  • 1.5 heads Romaine lettuce
  • 2.5 cups Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (more or less to taste)
  • 1 cup Croutons (Optional to make Gluten Free)
  • Few twists of Ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup Chicken Broth (Optional) use water if you don't have broth)9


  • 1/2 Lemon (use more if you like)
  • 1 cup Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 6 fillets Anchovy fillets chopped
  • 1 tsp Worchester sauce
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt to taste


  • In a skillet on the stove, add water or broth and poach the chicken tenders 3 min on one side and 2 min on the other
  • Remove and set aside and when cool cut up into bite sized pieces.
  • Wisk together all dressing ingredients in a small bowl, and then emulsify it so that it’s creamy and smooth.  ((emulsifying is optional if you don't have one) Adjust amounts to taste.
  • Chop up lettuce in bite sized pieces and put in bowl.
  • Mix lettuce, chicken, croutons, and dressing in a bowl and and then add parmesean
  • Grind pepper on top of each serving to taste.


I don't use the croutons as I am gluten free.  Or you can have each person add the croutons individually.