Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe

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Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
  • Chef: Plavaneeta Borah
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

The all-time favourite Caesar Salad gets more wholesome with penne pasta being tossed it. It makes for a quick and easy lunch meal. Top it with Parmesan and enjoy.

Ingredients of Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

  • 2 chicken breasts, skinless
  • 1 cup penne, boiled
  • 20 lettuce leaves
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 bread slices or ½ cup croutons
  • ½ tsp chopped garlic
  • ¼ cup Parmesan shavings
  • For the Dressing
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar

How to Make Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

  • 1.1. Clean the lettuce leaves and roughly tear them into small pieces. Keep aside.
  • 2.2. Rub the chicken breasts with olive oil, garlic and seasonings. Pan-fry for 10 minutes, making sure that you turn sides. Remove from flame, let it cool for 10 minutes and then chop into cubes.
  • 3.3. Pre-heat the oven to 150 degree C. Tear the bread slices into small croutons, and spread them out in a baking tray. Toss them with olive oil and season. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes until golden.
  • 4.4. For the dressing, in a mixing bowl, whisk mayonnaise, garlic, vinegar, and salt.
  • 5.5. In a large salad bowl, toss the pasta, chicken slices, lettuce, and cherry tomatoes. Add the dressing and toss well. Check seasoning.
  • 6.6. Tip in the roasted bread croutons and finish with Parmesan shavings on top.