Homemade Caesar Salad

Homemade Caesar Salad- Make This Classic Salad From Scratch

Creating a crispy and irresistible homemade Caesar salad is as simple as can be.

Take some fresh romaine lettuce, tender chicken, and blend it harmoniously with your homemade Caesar dressing. To enhance the experience, crown it with croutons and a sprinkle of coarsely grated Parmesan cheese. While a basic approach includes pre-cooked chicken and store-bought dressing, the unparalleled delight lies in crafting it from scratch.

Mastering the Chicken

Achieving the desired soft, juicy, and tender chicken is the first step.

1: Season and Sear Begin by seasoning the chicken fillet, then sear it in a frying pan for 4-5 minutes on each side.

2: Oven Perfection Transition to baking it in the oven for 15-17 minutes, contingent on the fillet’s size.

3: Rest and Slice Post-baking, cover the fillets with aluminum foil, allowing them to rest for 10 minutes. This crucial step ensures optimum tenderness. Afterward, slice the fillet for assembly.

Creating the Perfect Croutons

Crafting homemade croutons is remarkably easy, adding a delightful crunch to your salad.

Step 1: Preheat and Cube Preheat the oven to 180°C. Utilize any bread of your choice, slicing it into consistent cubes for even baking.

Step 2: Season and Spread Lay the bread cubes in a single layer on a parchment-covered baking sheet. Drizzle them with olive oil, then season with salt, black pepper, and a hint of garlic powder.

Step 3: Bake to Golden Perfection Mix the seasonings thoroughly using your hands. Bake until the cubes turn golden and achieve the desired crispiness, typically 10-15 minutes. Your delectable homemade croutons can be stored in a sealed container for up to two weeks.

The Irreplaceable Dressing

Now, fashion your unparalleled homemade Caesar dressing, following this simple recipe.

The Best Caesar Dressing
Caesar Dressing

Bringing It All Together

With all components ready, toss them alongside crisp Romaine lettuce. Shower the ensemble with a generous sprinkle of parmesan cheese.

Indulge in Your Masterpiece

Savor every bite of your customized and utterly satisfying homemade Caesar salad. Your culinary prowess shines through, bringing forth a meal that delights and satisfies.

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Homemade Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad

A crispy Caesar Salad  is so easy to make. Just toss the romaine lettuce, chicken and mix it together with the homemade Caesar dressing. Then add croutons and sprinkle some coarsely grated parmesan cheese on top.
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 617 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Romaine lettuce

Chicken

  • 2 Chicken fillet
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil extra virgin
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Croutons

  • 4 slices Plain white bread
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper black
  • Garlic powder

Extra

  • 1 tbsp Parmesan coarsely grated
  • Caesar Dressing see link.

Instructions
 

  • Start by making the dressing. See link.
    The Best Caesar Dressing

Croutons

  • Preheat the oven 180°C.
  • Cut bread into cubes. Try to cut it the same size, so it bakes evenly.
  • Spread out the bread cubes in a single layer on a parchment-covered baking sheet.
    croutons
  • Drizzle with some olive oil and season with salt, black pepper and some garlic powder.
  • Mix well using your hands.
  • Bake until crispy and golden, 10 -15 minutes depending on what kind of bread you are using.
    croutons

Chicken

  • Start by seasoning the chicken fillet.
    spice rub on chicken breast
  • Sear fillet in a frying pan (4-5 minutes on each side).
    seared chicken breast
  • After that, bake it in the oven ( for 15-17 minutes depending on the size of the fillet).
  • Take the fillets out of the oven and cover with aluminum foil and let it rest ( for 10 minutes).
    aluminum cover over chicken breast
  • Cut the fillet into slices. 

Salad

  • In a large bowl, combine salad and chicken. Drizzle evenly with desired amount of dressing, then toss until combined. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and croutons
    Homemade Caesar Salad

Notes

Βon appétit

Βon appétit

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