Chicken Caesar Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


2 (1/2 pound) boneless skinless chicken breast halves

2 teaspoons olive OR vegetable oil

1/8 teaspoon dried basil

1/8 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt, optional

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon paprika

4 cups torn romaine

1 small tomato, thinly sliced

Caesar salad dressing

Caesar salad croutons, optional

Instructions: Brush chicken with oil. Combine basil, oregano, garlic salt if desired, pepper and paprika; sprinkle over chicken. Grill, uncovered, over medium-low heat for 12-15 minutes or until juices run clear, turning several times. Arrange romaine and tomato on plates. Cut chicken into strips; place on top. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with croutons if desired.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared without garlic salt and croutons and with 2 tablespoons fat-free salad dressing) equals 3-1/2 very lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat; also, 219 calories, 467 mg sodium, 73 mg cholesterol, 6 gm carbohydrate, 29 gm protein, 8 gm fat.

Serves: 2

Food Exchanges: