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Chicken Caesar salad

 8 ratings

Prep Time:5 mins

Cooking Time:15 mins

Serves:4 Adults

Chicken Caesar salad

This delicious salad is quick to make and is excellent for a lunchtime meal. It is also great as a first course for a more formal dinner. 

About this recipe

Adapted from 101 Square Meals.


  • 1 medium ciabatta loaf
  • 30ml of olive oil
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 large lettuce
  • 6 tablespoons of Caesar salad dressing, reduced fat
  • Parmesan cheese for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.
  2. Slice the ciabatta with a bread knife into crouton sized pieces.
  3. Spread the bread over a baking tray and sprinkle over 20ml of olive oil.
  4. Bake for 8-10minutes, turning regularly until evenly brown.
  5. Heat 10ml of olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  6. Place the chicken in the pan and fry for 4 minutes.
  7. Turn the chicken and cook for a further 4 minutes.
  8. Tear the lettuce into large pieces and place in a bowl.
  9. Pull the chicken into bite-size strips and scatter over the lettuce, along with the croutons.
  10. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and sprinkle with parmesan to serve. 

What you will need

  • Baking tray
  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Frying pan
  • Wooden spoon

"Remember - never wash raw chicken"

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