If you're craving the classic flavors of a Caesar salad but want to elevate it with a protein boost, you're in the right place! This High-Protein Chicken Caesar Salad not only satisfies your taste buds but also packs a whopping 70 grams of protein for the entire salad. It's the perfect meal to keep you full and fueled. Let's get started!
- 1/2 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt (115g)
- 1/4 cup parmesan (30g)
- 2 tbsp lemon juice (30ml)
- 1 tbsp minced garlic (10g)
- 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce (15ml)
- 1 tsp olive oil (5ml)
- 1 tsp anchovy paste (5g) - optional but adds that classic Caesar flavor
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard (5g)
- 1/2 tsp salt & pepper
- 6 cups romaine lettuce (255g)
- 8 oz sliced cooked chicken breast (225g) - a typo in the video is corrected here
- 1/4 cup croutons (15g)
Prepare the Caesar Dressing: In a food processor, combine the plain fat-free Greek yogurt, parmesan, lemon juice, minced garlic, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, anchovy paste (if using), Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Blend these ingredients until you have a smooth and creamy Caesar dressing.
Assemble the Salad: In a large mixing bowl, add the romaine lettuce and the sliced cooked chicken breast. Pour the Caesar dressing over the top.
Mix It Up: Gently toss the salad until the dressing coats the chicken and lettuce thoroughly. This ensures that every bite is infused with the classic Caesar flavor.
Add Croutons: Finally, sprinkle the croutons over the salad. They add a delightful crunch and complete the Caesar experience.
- Enjoy Your Protein-Packed Salad: Each forkful of this High-Protein Chicken Caesar Salad is a burst of flavor and protein. It's a wholesome and satisfying meal that will keep you fueled and ready to conquer your day.
Macros for the Entire Salad: The entire salad contains approximately 540 calories, 18 grams of fat, 21 grams of carbohydrates, and an impressive 70 grams of protein. It's a substantial and nutritious meal that can easily be divided or enjoyed in one generous serving.