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Chicken Caesar Salad

Chicken Caesar Salad

with Parmesan Frico and Homemade Croutons

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Warm, crunchy, Italian-seasoned croutons. Juicy chicken. Cheesy Parmesan wafers. Crisp lettuce. Creamy, savory dressing... Oh—didn’t see you there! We were just daydreaming about the perfect Caesar salad. For the diehard Caesar fans out there (we see you!), you probably don’t need much convincing. This version is a classic, but a few flavorful twists from the minds of our chefs take it above and beyond (see daydream above).

Allergens:MilkWheatEggsFish

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

¼ cup

Parmesan Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

1 unit

Demi Baguette

(ContainsWheat)

1 tablespoon

Italian "So Delizioso" Seasoning

12 ounce

Chicken Breasts

1 unit

Romaine Lettuce

1 unit

Roma Tomato

3 ounce

Caesar Dressing

(ContainsMilk, Eggs, Fish)

Not included in your delivery

1 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

1 teaspoon

Olive Oil

2 tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3054 kJ
Calories730 kcal
Fat45 g
Saturated Fat16 g
Carbohydrate33 g
Sugar7 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein47 g
Cholesterol175 mg
Sodium970 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Baking Sheet
Paper Towel
Plate
Medium Bowl
Medium Pan
Large Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Prep and Make Frico
Prep and Make Frico
1

Adjust rack to middle and top positions and preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. Sprinkle Parmesan into two 3-inch-wide circles on an oiled baking sheet. Bake on middle rack until golden brown and crisp, 6-10 minutes. (TIP: Check often to make sure the cheese doesn’t burn.) Let frico cool until hardened, then transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate.

Start Croutons
Start Croutons
2

Meanwhile, cut baguette into 1-inch cubes. Place 2 TBSP butter (4 TBSP for 4 servings) in a medium, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave until just melted, 30-40 seconds. Add bread cubes to bowl and toss with half the Italian Seasoning, salt, and pepper until bread is thoroughly coated

Sear Chicken
Sear Chicken
3

Pat chicken dry with paper towels; season all over with salt, pepper, and remaining Italian Seasoning. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until browned but not yet cooked through, 2-3 minutes per side.

Finish Chicken and Croutons
Finish Chicken and Croutons
4

Once frico have finished baking, add seared chicken to one side of same baking sheet. Add bread cubes to other side. (For 4 servings, divide between two baking sheets.) Bake on top rack until chicken is cooked through and bread is golden and crispy, 5-10 minutes. TIP: Check after 5 minutes; if croutons are browned, remove from sheet and continue cooking chicken until cooked through.

Make Salad
Make Salad
5

Meanwhile, chop lettuce into bite-sized pieces. Dice tomato. In a large bowl, toss together lettuce, tomato, and half the Caesar dressing. Season with a large pinch of salt and pepper. Break frico into bite-sized pieces, roughly 1 inch each.

Finish and Serve
Finish and Serve
6

Thinly slice chicken crosswise (as an alternative, dice into 1-inch pieces). Divide salad between plates or large bowls. Top with chicken, frico, and croutons. Drizzle with remaining Caesar dressing.