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Healthy Chicken Caesar Salad

This Delicious Chicken Caesar Salad is not only tasty, but super quick and easy. Like all my recipes, it has the added bonus of a few extra healthy ingredients, to take this dish from delish to extra nutrish!

One of those ingredients I like to add to any salad is sprouts…. Ok, you maybe saying how 1970’s of you, but these little nutritional powerhouses pack a mean punch and never underestimate the benefits of them.

Here is some reasons why you should get some more sprouts into you!

  1. It’s estimated that there can be up to 100 times more enzymes in sprouts than uncooked fruits and vegetables.  Enzymes are special types of proteins that act as catalysts for all your body’s functions. Extracting more vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and essential fatty acids from the foods you eat ensures that your body has the nutritional building blocks of life to ensure every process works more effectively.
  2. The quality of the protein in the beans, nuts, seeds, or grains improves when it is sprouted.
  3. The fibre content of the beans, nuts, seeds, or grains increases substantially.  Fibre is critical to weight loss.  It not only binds to fats and toxins in our body to escort them out, it ensures that any fat our body breaks down is moved quickly out of the body before it can resorb through the walls of the intestines (which is the main place for nutrient absorption into the blood).
  4. Essential fatty acid content increases during the sprouting process. Most of us are deficient in these fat-burning essential fats because they are not common in our diet.  Eating more sprouts is an excellent way to get more of these important nutrients.
  5. Sprouts are alkalizing to your body.  Many illnesses including cancer have been linked to excess acidity in the body.
  6. Sprouts are inexpensive. People frequently use the cost of healthy foods as an excuse for not eating healthy.  But, with sprouts being so cheap, there really is no excuse for not eating healthier.

Now that’s some pretty good reasons to get some more sprout into you!

So if your a lover of salads, especially this Caesar Salad, add a handful of sprouts and boost it up.

This salad also has thinly sliced raw cauliflower in it. It adds a lovely texture and crunch to the salad. Raw cauliflower is something you should not knock till you try it. It’s YUM!

Healthy Chicken Caesar Salad
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This Delicious Chicken Caesar Salad is not only tasty, but super quick and easy. Like all my recipes, it has the added bonus of a few extra healthy ingredients, to take this dish from delish to extra nutrish!
Servings Prep Time
4 People 20 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 20 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Healthy Chicken Caesar Salad
Print Recipe
This Delicious Chicken Caesar Salad is not only tasty, but super quick and easy. Like all my recipes, it has the added bonus of a few extra healthy ingredients, to take this dish from delish to extra nutrish!
Servings Prep Time
4 People 20 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 20 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 Lemon, juiced and rind
  • 1/4 cup Shaved parmesan
  • 4 Anchovy Fillets
  • 6 Tbsp Natural Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-2 tbsp White Wine Vinegar
  • 3-4 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Red onion, thinnly sliced
  • 1/4 small Cauliflower, thinnly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Sprouts What ever is available fro your grocer- I've used broccoli sprouts
  • 1 large Cos Lettuce (Romaine)
  • 4 small Chicken, organic & free range preferably Apporx 150g each
  • 1 sprig Rosemary, chopped
  • 1-2 slices Of quality bread, cubed- Croutons *I use a paleo seed loaf, but a good quality GF or sour dough, will be good.
Servings: People
Instructions
  1. To make your Dressing- In a small blender/mixer, place your lemon juice and rind, half your parmesan, anchovies, Yogurt, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar and EV olive oil and blitz up till well combined and anchovies are well blended. Set to the side.
  2. Heat up a frying pan with a little oil and prepare your chicken. Season your chicken with salt and pepper, and sprinkle chopped rosemary. Add to your pan and cook your chicken for approx. 5 minutes either side (depending on the thickness of your chicken breast). Once cooked, removed from pan and set aside to rest for a couple of minutes.
  3. While your chicken is cooking, you can add your cubed bread to your pan and little cook till golden brown. Set aside to drain on some absorbent paper.
  4. While your chicken is cooking and resting. make your salad. Roughly chop your lettuce, thinly slice onion, cauliflower and assemble is a large dish, adding your croutons. Sprinkle with your sprouts, any extra parmesan if you want and drizzle your dressing all over.
  5. Slice your chicken and add to the side of your platter. Serve and Enjoy! *Note; To add more protein you could add a couple of sliced boiled eggs.
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