The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)
Our Grilled Chicken Caesar is far lighter, and just as good, as the popular full-fat version.
Active Time: 25 minutes |
Total Time: 35 minutes
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat
1 teaspoon canola oil
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
8 cups washed, dried and torn romaine lettuce
1 cup fat-free croutons
1/2 cup Caesar Salad Dressing, (recipe follows)
1/2 cup Parmesan curls, (see Tip)
Prepare a grill or preheat broiler.
Rub chicken with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill or broil chicken until browned and no trace of pink remains in the center, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
Combine lettuce and croutons in a large bowl. Toss with Caesar Salad Dressing and divide among 4 plates. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch slices and fan over salad. Top with Parmesan curls. Serve immediately, with lemon wedges.
Per serving :
6 g Fat;
2 g Sat;
2 g Mono;
74 mg Cholesterol;
14 g Carbohydrates;
34 g Protein;
1 g Fiber;
662 mg Sodium;
308 mg Potassium
1 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 4 very lean meat, For Caesar Salad Dressing, free food
Tips & Notes
Tip: To make parmesan curls, start with a piece of cheese that is at least 4 ounces. Use a swivel-bladed vegetable peeler to shave off curls.