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Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Jackie Ferguson
What's not to love about an umami creamy caesar dressing with grilled romaine hearts and chicken ❤️
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 4 chicken thighs or breast, grilled and sliced for presentation
  • EVOO
  • salt & pepper, for seasoning
  • 3 Romaine Hearts, grilled and chopped for for presentation
  • Fresh Parmesan, shaved or grated

The Caesar Dressing

  • 6 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Sea salt
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 lemon, zest & juiced
  • 1 TSP dijon mustard
  • ½ TSP Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • cup parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • salt & pepper, for seasoning

The Croutons

  • 3 cups bread, with crusts
  • salt & pepper, for seasoning


The Dressing

  • Chop together anchovy fillets, garlic, and pinch of salt and using the side of a knife mash into a paste and then scrape into a food processor.
  • Add the egg yolks, lemon zest and juice, mustard and Worcestershire sauce and blend together.
  • Slowly add the EVOO while continuing to blend.
  • Now slowly add the vegetable oil and blend the dressing until thick and glossy.
  • Add in the grated parmesan.
  • Now taste and season with salt, freshly ground pepper and more lemon juice, if desired.
  • Transfer to a bottle and refrigerator until ready for serving.

The Croutons

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Cut or tear the bread and add to a mixing bowl.
  • Toss bread with EVOO and season with salt & pepper.
  • Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, flipping the bread occasionally and until golden.

The Assembly

  • Coat the chicken with EVOO, salt and freshly ground pepper and grill to perfection!
  • Dress the romaine hearts with a touch of EVOO, salt & pepper. Grill lightly, just enough to make marks on the greens.
  • Add the grilled romaine to a plate and top with the grilled chicken, parmesan cheese, croutons and dressing.
  • Enjoy and cheers 🥂!
Keyword Caesar Salad, Chicken Caesar Salad, Grilled Romaine and Chicken Caesar Salad, Grilled Romaine Caesar