This Grilled Chicken Caesar salad boasts the best creamy Caesar salad dressing ever! And anyone that has tried it agrees. This recipe came from a restaurant (Clancy's) that no longer exists, but it has become a family favorite and always requested at dinners and potlucks!
Generously sprinkle garlic powder and Cajun seasoning on both sides of chicken breast. Grill chicken breasts until cooked through and no longer pink in the middle.
Cut chicken into bit sized cubes.
Wash and cut lettuce into bite sized pieces. Add croutons, parmeasan cheese and cooked chicken.
Caesar Salad Dressing
Add eggs, garlic, anchovies, wine vinegar, Worcestershire and lemon juice to blender and mix until smooth.
Then turn blender down to low setting ang slowly add olive oil and blend for another minute or so, until combined.
Mix dressing into lettuce mixture until combined. Sprinkle on a little more parmesan cheese and add lemon wedges, if desired.
*NOTE:This recipe uses raw eggs. If you are concerned about this, then use pasteurized whole eggs or liquid eggs. **You can read more about egg safety HERE. and HERE! There is a risk of illness/food poisoning/Salmonella if you use raw eggs.**NOTE: Read how you can pasteurize eggs in the microwave at home HERE!**NOTE: Checking for doneness with grilled meatsDid you know that temperature is the BEST way to check for doneness when it comes to grilled meat? No more cutting into your meat mid-grilling, guessing or hoping it's done. I use this instant read thermometer and it's one of the very best kitchen tools I've ever invested in!
I use my Thermapen for everything from baking pie and bread to eggs, casseroles, candy making and more!
This amazing little tool instantly and accurately measures temperature with a quick poke. And it's not just for the grill, it's the go-to kitchen instrument trusted by the world's most acclaimed chefs and BBQ champions (it's one of Alton Brown's 'favorite things')!
And it comes with a handy little chart that gives you chef recommended temperatures, as well as the minimum done temps for food safety.