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Chicken avocado caesar salad, a bed of lettuce topped with eggs, chicken, tomatoes, bacon, and avocados.
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Chicken Avocado Caesar Salad

With all of these protein packed goodies in just one dish, this Caesar salad recipe can be eaten as a stand alone salad or would make a great complimentary side dish to any meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocado, caesar salad, chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 623kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb boneless skinless breasts approx 2 breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp parsley

Salad

  • 6 strips bacon cooked and cut into pieces
  • 6 cups Romaine lettuce chopped
  • cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2-3 eggs hard boiled and sliced
  • 2 avocados thinly sliced
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese shaved

Caesar Dressing

  • 2 Tbsp mayo
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsps minced garlic
  • 1 tsp anchovy paste optional
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper freshly ground
  • 1 cup extra light olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Place all the Caesar dressing ingredients but the olive oil and parmesan into a food processor, and processor. Once smooth, slowly add oil until nice and creamy.
  • Add parmesan cheese and pulse a few times, then set aside.
  • Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and parsley.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat, and once oil is hot, add chicken. Cook chicken 6-7 minutes per side, depending on thickness of chicken, until a nice golden crust forms and chicken is cooked through.
  • Cook bacon to preference, and hard boil (or soft boil) eggs. Set aside.
  • Assemble by adding chopped romaine lettuce to a large bowl. Place sliced chicken, bacon, tomatoes, avocado and sliced eggs on top.
  • Drizzle with Caesar dressing, and sprinkle with shaved Parmesan. Add fresh ground pepper to taste.

Notes

Recipe adapted from: https://butteryourbiscuit.com/grilled-chicken-avocado-caesar-salad/

Nutrition

Calories: 623kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 1669mg | Potassium: 917mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 6875IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 356mg | Iron: 2.4mg