Every housewife wants to make the festive table tasty, beautiful and fragrant dishes. I will devote today's article to the preparation of such a treat. You will learn the recipe for Caesar salad with chicken and crackers at home.
Caesar Salad - classic simple recipe
- White bread - 100 g.
- Romain Salad - 400 g
- Olive oil - 50 ml.
- Garlic - 1 clove.
- Egg - 1 pc.
- Parmesan cheese, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
- First prepare the salad leaves. Rinse, dry with a paper towel and refrigerate.
- For the preparation of garlic croutons, cut white bread into cubes and dry in the oven. Ten minutes at 180 degrees is enough. Turn the bread while drying.
- Pound a clove of garlic with salt and mix with a tablespoon of olive oil. Heat the mixture over low heat and add dried bread. After two minutes, turn off the gas.
- Put a large egg from the wide end and send for a minute to boiling water. The water in the pan should barely boil.
- Put greens on a grated salad bowl, add a little olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon juice and Worcester sauce. Mix everything.
- Pour the egg on the salad, add the grated cheese and garlic croutons, mix. Classic Caesar Salad is ready.
I hope you enjoy the original version of the treats. Otherwise, I recommend to pay attention to modern modifications of Caesar salad, the preparation of which involves the use of chicken, seafood and other ingredients.
How to cook Caesar with chicken and crackers
Caesar salad is very popular. It is not surprising, because the dish is healthy, light and low-calorie. There are various recipes for treats, involving the use of bacon, pineapple, ham and other products.
Thanks to low-fat chicken fillet and sauce, which is prepared on the basis of mushrooms or anchovy, the salad gets excellent taste. Technology cooking delicacies expects below along with a video recipe for Caesar salad at home.
- Chicken Breast - 1 pc.
- Parmesan - 50 g
- Baton - 2 pieces.
- Romaine lettuce - 1 head.
- Egg - 1 pc.
- Garlic - 2 slices.
- Balsamic dressing, olive oil, mustard, salt and spices.
- Rinse the lettuce leaves, fold into a saucepan and cover with cold water. Thanks to this they will be saturated with moisture. Dishes with salad, put in the fridge.
- Cut slices of bread into cubes, place on a baking sheet and send to the oven to brown. Temperature does not matter.
- Chicken cut into small pieces, combine with a spoonful of olive oil, salt, spices and balsamic sauce, fry in a frying pan.
- Came the turn to make the sauce. Crush the peeled garlic cloves with a press. Add the yolk, a little mustard and 5 tablespoons of olive oil to the garlic gruel. After stirring, a creamy mixture is obtained. If there is no mustard, replace with apple cider vinegar.
- Chopped fried chicken cut into strips and skip parmesan through a grater. Remove the salad from the refrigerator and, after drying each leaf, tear the leaves with your hands into a salad bowl.
- Top with the chicken fillet, together with the croutons, pour plenty of mustard sauce and sprinkle with cheese. The result will be a delicious and healthy Caesar salad.
In Caesar, chicken is combined with fresh lettuce and roasted bread, and the mustard sauce cooked with his own hands gives chic and piquancy. You can talk about Caesar for hours, but only tasting will help to find out exactly what he is.
Caesar Salad with Shrimps
If you want to fill up a collection of recipes, pay attention to this wonderful salad. I recommend using king prawns for cooking Caesar. Use black or red caviar to decorate the dish.
Cooking every day will not work, since the cost of some ingredients and jewelry cannot be called democratic. But as part of the New Year's menu, Caesar salad with shrimp looks good.
- Baton - 1 pc.
- Lettuce leaves - 1 bunch.
- Parmesan - 120 g
- King prawns - 1 kg.
- Garlic - 1 slice.
- Cherry tomatoes - 1 pack.
- Vegetable oil.
- Egg - 3 pcs.
- Mustard - 1 teaspoon.
- Lemon juice - 2 spoons.
- Garlic - 2 slices.
- Vegetable oil, salt and pepper.
- Cut the bread into cubes and place in a baking dish. Dry a little in the oven and put it on paper to cool.
- In a preheated pan, pour a little oil and fry the garlic. After boiling the oil, remove the garlic, and in the oil with garlic aroma, send the dried loaf and fry slightly.
- Soak lettuce leaves in cool water and dry for an hour. Pour water into a separate saucepan and place the shrimp. Boil with the addition of bay leaf and allspice.
- Peel the boiled eggs and remove the yolks. Mash them with a fork and combine with two crushed garlic cloves, mustard and lemon juice. Add vegetable oil, salt and pepper to the mixture, mix.
- Clean the finished shrimp, and pass the cheese through the grater. Tear lettuce leaves and beautifully lay out on a plate, rubbed with garlic.
- Top on the salad lay cut in half cherry tomatoes, peeled shrimp and crispy crackers. Pour over the pot and stir. Leave for half an hour.
- It remains to sprinkle cheese on Caesar salad and decorate. If there are shrimp, use to decorate the dish with caviar. It will turn out beautifully.
Caesar will approach any holiday table and serve as delicious food and decoration.
I do not know if you had to cook Caesar salad. If not, try. You and the household will enjoy the dish. In addition, there are few calories in it and it will not spoil the figure.
Useful properties of Caesar salad
I will devote the final part of the story to the benefits of Caesar salad. The dish is a source of vitamins and minerals that the body needs.
- Eggs contain a lot of protein. This does not end their useful properties. The eggs contain nutrients, amino acids and vitamins. I almost forgot to mention magnesium, phosphorus and potassium, which abound.
- Lettuce leaves - a basket filled with microelements. Green salad is considered a low-calorie product. It is recommended for people suffering from diabetes, obesity or impaired metabolism.
- Olive oil out of competition in the field of nutrition. It accelerates the healing of wounds, lowers blood pressure and is endowed with a choleretic nature.
- Parmesan - the king of cheeses. This cheese is not in vain assigned this status. It is characterized by a low fat content and a high concentration of trace elements. It is recommended for people on a diet.
- The amazing benefits of garlic can not be overemphasized. The amount of useful substances for the body, which it contains, reaches 400 pieces. Due to phytoncides, it destroys microbes and bacteria.
Finally, I will share a few tips. If you intend to prepare a Caesar salad in advance, add the croutons an hour before the meal. Otherwise, under the influence of juice and dressing croutons razmoznut, and the taste of the dish will suffer.