Grilled Romaine and Chicken Caesar Salad

Keep the heat out of the kitchen with this perfect summertime entrée from Bell & Evans, highlighting their juicy and flavorful chicken. Add a few simple, fresh ingredients and grill to create this irresistible salad.

Ingredients

Dressing

Juice of 2 limes
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1-2 cloves of garlic
1 tsp capers
3 anchovies
2 tbsp Parmesan, grated
½ cup olive oil
Salt & pepper, to taste

Chicken

Bell & Evans boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp olive oil
Juice of 1 lime
Salt & pepper, to taste

Salad

3 heads of romaine hearts, cut in half
1 red onion, peeled & sliced
2 tbsp olive oil
Croutons, for serving
Parmesan shavings, for serving

Directions

Dressing

In a blender combine lime juice, mustard, garlic, capers, anchovies, and Parmesan cheese. Blend until smooth. While blender is running, slowly stream in olive oil until well emulsified. Season with salt and pepper.

Chicken

Pre-heat grill to medium-high heat. Marinate chicken with olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper. Grill both sides until golden brown and thoroughly cooked to an internal temperature of 170°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Remove from heat and cover with foil to keep warm.

Salad

Gently brush oil evenly over cut sides of romaine hearts with olive oil. Season with salt & pepper. Repeat the same with the red onions. Over medium-high heat grill romaine (cut side down) for 1-2 minutes until grill marks appear, watching closely to prevent burning. Romaine should become slightly wilted. Repeat the same with the red onions.

Serving

Place romaine hearts on plate grilled side up. Drizzle with dressing. Serve with grilled sliced chicken and onions. Garnish with parmesan shavings and croutons.

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