Tuesday, 18 July 2006

Caesar Salad With Breaded Chicken

Caesar Salad is a traditional salad often prepared tableside. It is sometimes termed the "King" of salads. I had being looking for the ready-made Caesar Dressing for quite sometime. Because in the local supermarket, what you can find is usually those common salad dressing. So happen, I managed to grab hold of this "Hellmann's-Caesar Dressing" from Carrefour.

To serve my Homemade Caesar Salad for lunch, I also add in some Breaded Chicken which will make it more filling. Overall this is a very great and healthy lunch, which consists of vegetables, meat and fruits.


Ingredients For Salad:
1 Baby Romania Lettuce
1 Avocado, cut into slices
1 Red Apple, cut into cubes
1 Green Apple, cut into cubes
1 Pear, cut into cubes
6-8 Cherry Tomatoes
4-6 Pieces Basil Leaves, shredded
1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Pinch of Salt
Some Black Pepper

Methods:
1. Trim, and wash the baby Romania lettuce, drained well and set aside.
2. Place the drained lettuce in a big mixing bowl together with the apples, pear, tomatoes, basil leaves then drizzle the olive oil, pepper and salt and mix well using your clean hand.
3. Wrap it with clingwrap then set aside in the fridge while preparing the breaded chicken.

Notes: Do not cut or add in the avocado, cut it only before serving so that the flesh won't turn black in colour.

Ingredients For Breaded Chicken
1 Chicken Breast Fillet, cut into thin slices
1/2 - 3/4 Cup Breadcrumbs
1 Egg, lightly beaten

Seasoning:
1 Tablespoon Light Soy Sauce
1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
1/2 Tablespoon Cooking Wine
1/2 Tablespoon Cornstarch

Methods:
1. Wash, trim the chicken then marinate it with seasoning for at least 30 minutes.
2. Dip the all the marinated chicken pieces in beaten egg then coat with breadcrumbs and set aside for 1 minute.
3. Deep-fry a few pieces at a time in hot oil until golden brown, drained and set aside. Repeat the process until all chicken pieces are cooked.

To Assemble:
1. Remove the salad from the fridge, then arrange some of it on the plate then top with some pieces of breaded chicken.(cut the chicken into smaller bite size pieces)
2. Next add another layer of the vegetables salad, some cut avocado slices and extra breaded chicken.
3. Finished it off with by drizzling about 1 - 2 tablespoons of Caesar dressing around it and serve warm. Posted by Picasa

12 comments:

  1. looks yum and healthy too, lots of greens. where do u buy your herbs ellena? does chong pang market sell them?

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  2. I got those herbs from Cold Storage In North Point... cos NTUC don't sell these type of herbs de... so sad...

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  3. yalor...they don't. coz NTUC is more for the cheena housewives. young ppl like us who want more "angmoh" variety hv 2 go cold storage or liberty market :p but actually i dun like north pt's cold storage. small & cramped. i prefer causeway pt!

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  4. Wow.. this looks so appetizing! Thanks for sharing the ready-made caesar salad! I've been looking for it too!

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  5. Halo... gabbymomma, thanks for dropping by my blog.. hope to see u around...

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  6. The Salad looks very good.

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  7. I got to say that out of so many of your recipe, this is the easiest one for mommy who doesn't know how to cook well like me!!!

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  8. Thanks Shoppingmum for droping by.... You had a great blog too... :) hope to see u around...

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  9. hi where did you buy your romaine lettuce?

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  10. Hi Xue Qi,

    Thanks for dropping by. U can get it from most of the local supermarket esp Cold Stoage. HTH :)

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  11. Jason_rishi_9717/8/11 12:06 pm

    thank you so much!!!!

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  12. This salad looks yummy .. I'm actually going on a salad diet ! Nd this salad made me rethink how a salad might actually Taste ! Thanks for sharing ! =)

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