Delicious Knife and Fork Grilled Caesar Salad Recipe

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Delicious Knife and Fork Grilled Caesar Salad Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 27, 2023

This knife and fork grilled Caesar salad recipe takes the classic Caesar salad to another level by grilling the romaine lettuce for a smoky, charred flavor. Topped with grilled chicken, croutons, and a homemade Caesar dressing, this salad is a perfect combination of textures and flavors. It's a delicious and healthy meal that you can easily prepare in just 30 minutes.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 hearts of romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups croutons
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, then grill them for 6-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through. Set aside to cool.
  3. Cut the romaine hearts in half lengthwise. Brush the cut sides with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Grill the romaine hearts for 2-3 minutes per side, or until lightly charred. Remove from the grill and set aside.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Slice the grilled chicken breasts into thin strips.
  7. Divide the grilled romaine hearts among four plates.
  8. Top each plate with sliced grilled chicken, croutons, and grated Parmesan cheese.
  9. Drizzle the Caesar dressing over the salads and serve immediately.

Interesting Facts

  • Grilling the romaine lettuce adds a smoky and charred flavor to the salad, enhancing its taste.
  • The homemade Caesar dressing is simple to make and much more flavorful than store-bought versions.
  • This salad is a great option for those looking to enjoy a healthy and satisfying meal.