Chicken & Bacon Caesar Salad

Chicken & Bacon Caesar Salad

Serves

2 People

Prep time

5 Minutes

Cook time

20 Minutes

Dietary info
Low FODMAP, Gluten free
Ingredients

2 Tbsp Bay’s Kitchen Garden Herb Vegan Mayonnaise
2 Chicken breast or vegan alternative**
30g Parmesan shavings or vegan alternative**
20g Bacon lardons or vegan alternative**
20g Gluten free croutons
8 Romaine lettuce leaves
5ml Olive oil
Seasoning for chicken (optional)

 

Method
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C, 180°C fan
  • Using a meat mallet or rolling pin, pound each chicken breast to approx. 2cm at the thickest part (this just helps even cooking).
  • Line a baking pan with foil or baking parchment and place the chicken in. You can season with salt and pepper, or even your favourite herbs, like rosemary or oregano.
  • Once the oven is up to temperature, bake the chicken for 18-20 mins.
  • Whilst the chicken is cooking you can prepare the rest of the salad. Shred the lettuce and share evenly between two bowls.
  • Drizzle half of the mayonnaise evenly across the two bowls.
  • Preheat 5ml of oil in a frying pan on a medium to high heat, then add the bacon lardons. Continue to turn the lardons regularly to ensure they get equally crispy. Fry for approx. 5 mins.
  • Once your chicken is cooked, remove from the over and then slice into 1cm wide strips or roughly chop – whichever you prefer!
  • Add the chicken and the lardons on top of the lettuce and then drizzle the remainder of the mayonnaise on top.
  • Finish with the croutons and parmesan!

*This makes a warm chicken and bacon Caesar salad. If you prefer cold salads, then cook the chicken and bacon a few hours or the day before and refrigerate. Then assemble together once cooled.

**If using vegan alternatives remember to check they are FODMAP friendly and gluten free if you require your dish to be.

Recipe created by Paul Hunt from @skinnychefhunt.

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