Using shredded Brussels sprouts adds a healthy and flavourful spin to this classic salad.

BCfresh Brussels Sprouts Chicken Caesar Salad

Using shredded Brussels sprouts adds a healthy and flavourful spin to this classic salad.
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 5 cups 1.25 L shredded BCfresh Brussels Sprouts (about 1.5 lb/750 g)
  • 1 lb 500 g boneless skinless chicken
  • 3 tbsp 45 mL olive oil
  • 1 tbsp 15 mL Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp 2 mL freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp 1 mL each salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp 1 mL dried oregano
  • 8 baguette slices each about ½ inch/1 cm thick
  • 4 thick slices smoky bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1/4 cup 60 mL grated Parmesan cheese
  • Lemon wedges

Caesar Dressing

  • 1/4 cup 60 mL mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp 30 mL fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp 15 mL extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp 5 mL Dijon mustard
  • 2 anchovies finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp 1 mL each salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat grill to medium heat; grease grate well. Toss chicken with 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the oil, Worcestershire sauce, lemon zest, salt, pepper and oregano; let marinate for 10 minutes.
  • Grill chicken for 8 to 10 minutes per side or until cooked through and well-marked. Brush baguette slices with remaining oil; grill for 1 minute per side or until well-marked. Cut into quarters to make croutons.
  • Caesar Dressing: Whisk together mayonnaise, lemon juice, oil, mustard, anchovies, garlic, salt and pepper until blended.
  • Add Brussels sprouts to large bowl; toss with Caesar Dressing until well coated. Slice chicken; toss into salad along with bacon, croutons and Parmesan cheese. Serve with lemon wedges.

Notes

Make quick work of shredding Brussels sprouts in a food processor using the slicing blade attachment.