chicken caesar salad

Healthy Chicken Caesar Salad

Step up your salad game with Healthy Chicken Caesar Salad. It’s the ultimate protein-rich dish that features Greek yogurt, fresh French bread, and lots of parmesan!

Prep: 20Cook: 20Total: 40 minutes
Yield 8 servings 1x



  • 3 large chicken breasts, butterflied and cut in half through the middle to make thinner and make 6 pieces.
  • salt + pepper
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil


  • 1/2 loaf French bread, cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt + pepper


  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 3 tbsp parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp anchovy paste
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • 3 whole hearts of romaine, chopped
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a cast iron skillet or skillet, heat 2 tbsp avocado oil.
  3. Season chicken with salt and pepper on both sides.
  4. Cook in skillet until completely cooked, flipping half way. Take off when internal temp reaches 165F.
  5. Meanwhile, mix bread cubes in bowl with avocado oil, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  6. Pour onto parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown, tossing halfway through.
  7. Make dressing by whisking all of the dressing ingredients together in a bowl. Taste and adjust to seasoning needs.
  8. Prep salad by adding lettuce to a big bowl and tossing with 2/3 of the dressing.
  9. Add sliced chicken, croutons, parmesan cheese and remaining dressing on top.
  10. Serve!
Author: Erin MorrisseyCategory: dinner, lunch, Salad, gluten-freeMethod: no-bakeCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free