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Grilled chicken Caesar salad in a bowl.
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Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

This grilled chicken caesar salad combines crisp romaine, marinated grilled chicken and homemade sourdough croutons all tossed in a creamy, healthy caesar dressing. 
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Servings: 2



Grilled Chicken

  • 1- 1 ¼ lb boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar or lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper



  • Whisk vinegar, oil, garlic powder, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper in a small bowl until well combined.
    A bowl of marinade with a metal whisk.
  • Place chicken in a shallow dish or 1-gallon sealable plastic bag. Add the marinade, toss to coat and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 12 hours.
    Two chicken breasts in a bowl of marinade.
  • While chicken is marinating, bake sourdough croutons.
    Sourdough croutons on a baking tray.
  • While croutons are baking, make dressing by blending all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
    Grilled chicken caesar salad dressing in a blender.
  • Remove chicken from the marinade, shake off excess and discard leftover marinade. Heat a grill or grill pan. Once hot, place the chicken on the grill and cook for about 5 minutes per side, or until cooked through and no longer pink. You want the internal chicken temperature to be 165°F.
    Two grilled chicken breasts on a grill pan.
  • Assemble salad by adding a bed of romaine lettuce to two bowls. Add sliced chicken breast, sourdough croutons and shaved parmesan. Drizzle with caesar dressing and enjoy!
    Grilled chicken Caesar salad in two separate bowls.


Serving: 1 salad | Calories: 575kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 878mg | Potassium: 808mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g