Caesar salad with fried chicken
Caesar salad is named after Caesar Cardini (1896-1956), an Italian restaurant owner and chef who worked in Mexico and created the dish that became popular in Hollywood, and not Julius Caesar as often assumed.
Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: about 12 minutes
1 garlic clove, crushed
15 ml (1 T) Dijon mustard
20-25 ml (4-5 t) lemon juice or red wine vinegar
10 ml (2 t) Worcester sauce
30-45 ml (2-3 T) olive oil salt and pepper
2 chicken breast fillets
1 garlic clove
1 packet cos lettuce leaves
30 g low-fat Cheddar or Edam cheese, shaved with a vegetable peeler
2 small seed tortillas, toasted, broken into pieces
1 Dressing Mix the ingredients, season with salt and pepper and set aside.
2 Salad Brush the chicken with oil, season with salt, pepper and a little Texas spice. Fry in a heated pan with a little oil until browned, cover and steam-fry until cooked but not dry. Slice.
3 Put the eggs in a pot of cold water and bring to the boil. Boil for 5 minutes until medium-hard. Dunk immediately in cold water to stop the cooking process. Shell and slice in half.
4 Rub a salad bowl with garlic. Place the lettuce leaves in the bowl. Top with the chicken and egg slices, sprinkle over the cheese shavings and tortilla pieces.
5 Pour over the dressing and serve immediately.