Cheats crispy chicken Caesar salad

Cheats crispy chicken Caesar salad


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About this recipe: Cheats Caesar salad - easy and tasty salad with breaded chicken. Serve with crusty bread on the side. Make it more substantial and add hard boiled eggs. Delicious!

Samantha's Supper Kent, England, UK

Serves: 2 

  • 1 good handful breadcrumbs
  • 1 large pinch dried oregano
  • 1 pinch Cayenne pepper
  • 1 large chicken breast fillet, sliced into strips
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • oil as needed
  • 1 bag Caesar salad kit (see note below)
  • 1/4 cucumber, sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced in half rings

Prep:3min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:18min 

  1. Combine in a bowl enough breadcrumbs to coat the chicken with the oregano and Cayenne. Mix well.
  2. Dip the chicken in the beaten egg, drain off the excess and then press into the breadcrumb mixture. Put onto a plate and repeat with the remaining chicken. Cover and chill in the fridge to firm up.
  3. Heat a fry pan with a little oil and pan fry the chicken over a medium heat until cooked through and crispy.
  4. Meanwhile in a salad bowl add the cos lettuce from the salad kit, cucumber and onion. Pour over the Caesar dressing and Parmesan and mix well. Add the croutons and chicken and serve immediately.


Salad bag kits available in supermarkets containing pre-torn cos lettuce, Caesar dressing, croutons and Parmesan cheese.

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Delicious - very quick and easy. Great idea for when you just want to relax and enjoy something tasty and healthy without too much effort. - 22 May 2014

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