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Easy Low-Carb Caesar Salad with Chicken

We’re not opposed to ready-made convenience foods when necessary, but it’s hard to beat a really good low-carb Caesar salad with homemade dressing! Luckily this keto-friendly salad comes together so fast you’ll hardly even notice it’s not ready-made. At least, until you taste it!

Be sure you don’t skip the anchovy paste—that’s what brings the flavor Caesar salad is famous for!

In the mood for a different salad? Try our super-simple, low-carb caprese salad.

low-carb caesar salad

INGREDIENTS:

  • 12 ounces cooked chicken breast, sliced 
  • 3 heads of Romain lettuce hearts
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Dressing

  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • ½ tsp. anchovy paste (usually located near the canned tuna)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise 
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. black pepper
keto-friendly salad

STEP 1: In a small bowl, whisk together garlic, anchovy paste, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and mayonnaise until well combined.  Add Parmesan, salt & pepper.  Taste and adjust ingredients to your liking if necessary.  Set aside.

keto-friendly salad

STEP 2: Chop romaine lettuce & place it in a large bowl.  Toss lettuce with dressing, then add shredded cheese and toss again.

keto-friendly salad

STEP 3: Toss lettuce with dressing.

keto-friendly salad

STEP 4: Add shredded cheese and toss again.

keto-friendly salad

STEP 5: Top with sliced chicken breast and enjoy.

keto-friendly salad

EASY CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD

5 from 4 votes
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Course: Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Gluten Free, Keto, low carb, Nut Free
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 751kcal
Author: Thinlicious.com

Ingredients
  

  • 12 ounces cooked chicken breast sliced
  • 3 heads of romaine lettuce hearts
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Dressing
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • ½ tsp. anchovy paste usually located near the canned tuna
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • tsp. salt
  • tsp. black pepper

Instructions

  • In small bowl, whisk together garlic, anchovy paste, lemon juice, dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and mayonnaise until well combined. Add parmesan, salt & pepper. Taste and adjust ingredients to your liking if necessary. Set aside.
  • Chop romaine lettuce & place in large bowl.
  • Toss lettuce with dressing.
  • Add shredded cheese and toss again.
  • Top with sliced chicken breast.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 servingCalories: 751kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 64gFat: 51gFiber: 3g

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