Pan Seared Chicken Caesar Salad

Pan Seared Chicken Caesar Salad

Ingredients:

 

2 chicken breasts

1-2 TBS Olive Oil for Pan Searing

1/2 cup high quality extra virgin olive oil

1 large clove fresh garlic, peeled, smashed, then minced

1 baguette, preferably a day old, cubed

2 freshly juiced lemons (plus more to taste)

4 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated or more if you like

1 teaspoon anchovy paste, or 1-2 anchovies, smashed and minced

1 egg yolk

1 TBS Dijon Mustard

Freshly ground black pepper (1/4 teaspoon or to taste)

1/2 teaspoon salt

4-6 small heads of romaine lettuce, rinsed, patted dry, wilted outer leaves discarded

 

Directions:

 

Croutons:

  • Cut baguette bread into cubes.
  • Line parchment paper or Silpat on cookie sheet.pat.
  • Spread out bread cubes over cookie sheet.
  • Brush or spray with olive oil (The Big Guy like the Winona Pure Olive Oil Spray)
  • Sprinkle with Salt and Fresh Cracked Pepper.
  • Broil for a couple of minutes until the tops are lightly browned. (Note: do not walk away, these can easily go from browned to burnt.)
  • Remove and let cool.

 

Chicken:

  • In a Saute Pan on Medium Heat add 1-2 TBS. of Oil and allow to heat up.
  • Add chicken breast and cook until tender.
  • Allow to rest before slicing.

 

Dressing:

  • Add garlic and salt to a large salad bowl and mince together with the tips of a fork until the garlic is minced.
  • Add the anchovies and continue to mince together.
  • Next add the egg yoke, Lemon, and mustard.
  • Mix together and start to drizzle in the Olive Oil until it is creamy.

 

Putting it all together:

  • Toss dressing with torn romaine lettuce, cheese and croutons.

 

•  Top with cooked and sliced chicken. Enjoy!

 

Categories : Main Dishes,Recipes

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