Southwest Chicken Caesar Salad

Put the dressing in a little container, toss the rest of the stuff in a resealable container—and make your co-workers jealous come lunch time.
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southwest chicken caesar salad

Recipe by Sarah Tenaglia

  • 4Servings


  • 1/2 cup (packed) fresh cilantro leaves

  • 1/3 cup EVOO

  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan, plus more for topping

  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tsp. chipotle hot sauce

  • 1 clove garlic, peeled

  • 2 hearts of romaine, chopped

  • 2 cups Cilantro Rice

  • 1 container shredded Garlic & Coriander Roasted Chicken

  • 1 can (about 15 oz.) corn kernels, drained


In mini food processor, puree cilantro, oil, 1/4 cup cheese, lemon juice, hot sauce, and garlic; season dressing. In large bowl, toss romaine, rice, chicken, corn, and dressing; season. Top with more cheese.