Healthy and fresh caesar salad with chicken is one of the easiest salad recipes to treat yourself and your loved ones for a tasty lunch or dinner. In this recipe, we’ll make a very simple, but full of flavor caesar dressing without anchovies and fresh oven baked garlic croutons.
The recipe is low-calorie and high in protein, which is ideal for achieving nutrition and fitness goals. The chicken in the recipe can be replaced with shrimps or another protein of your choice or done without meat altogether.
Ingredients (2 servings)
- 250 g / 9 oz of chicken filet
- 200 g / 7 oz of romaine lettuce
- 100 g / 3.5 oz of cherry tomatoes
- 2 slices of ciabatta bread
- A pinch of garlic powder
- 2 tablespoons of light mayonnaise
- 20 g / 2 tbsp of grated parmesan
- 1 small clove of garlic
- 1 lime squeezed into juice
- A few drops of Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon of water
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Olive oil
Caesar Salad Nutrition Information (Per Serving)
Caesar salad nutrition information: Calories: 380 kcal, Proteins: 47g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Fats: 11.7g, Sugar: 3.5g, Fibers 3.7g
This chicken caesar salad recipe is an amazing low-carbs and high-protein dish for following your dietary and fitness goals without losing in tasty flavor!
Where Was Caesar Salad Invented?
Surprisingly enough, caesar salad does not originate from Italy. It actually is known to have been invented in Tijuana, Mexico by an Italian immigrant chef called Caesar Cardini, who made it first 4-th of July in 1924. The salad quickly became famous and is currently one of the most popular salads in America.
Why Is It Called Caesar Salad?
People might assume that the name comes from the Roman Empire by Julius Caesar, which is actually not true. The name Caesar Salad actually originates from its creator Caesar Cardini, an Italian immigrant who invented the salad in Tijuana, Mexico.
Is Caesar Salad Healthy?
A homemade fresh Caesar salad containing vegetables, chicken, shrimp or other source of protein, is a low-calorie, low carbs dish with a high amount of protein, vitamins and minerals, which makes it a healthy option to consider in your menu.
Can You Make Caesar Salad With No Anchovies?
Yes, you can make caesar salad with no anchovies at all without losing any of the flavor. Try out our low-calorie caesar salad dressing recipe with no anchovies and you’ll realize that you’re not losing anything without adding anchovies to the sauce.
Can You Make Caesar Salad With Shrimp?
Absolutely! Caesar salad goes especially well with sauteed or fried shrimp, cured or cooked salmon, beef, sliced boiled eggs, chicken or any other preferred source of protein.
How Many Calories Are in a Caesar Salad?
Our chicken caesar salad recipe has 380 calories and 47 grams of protein per serving, making it a perfect option for following your dietary or fitness goals!