Chicken Caesar Salad with Flaxseed Dressing

International Collection Virgin Flaxseed Oil is perfect for salads because of its rich, nutty flavor and high Omega-3 content . This Caesar salad, with its crisp romaine , savory chicken , and homemade dressing, is brought to life by the subtle yet delicious taste of our flaxseed oil. Each bite is a celebration of fresh, vibrant flavors, making it a standout dish for any occasion. Try it at your next cookout.

Time 20 min
Servings 4
Difficulty 2


Dressing Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp International Collection Virgin Flaxseed Oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp anchovy paste
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

Salad Ingredients:

  • 1 medium ciabatta loaf (or 4 thick slices crusty white bread)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 large cos or romaine lettuce, leaves separated
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 anchovies, mashed
  • Parmesan cheese, shaved
  • Salt (optional, sea salt crystals preferred)
  • Additional International Collection Virgin Flaxseed Oil for drizzling


Dressing Method:

  1. Whisk all dressing ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days.

Salad Method:

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.
  2. Tear ciabatta into croutons, spread on a baking sheet, drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil, and bake for 8-10 mins, turning occasionally.
  3. Rub chicken with 1 tbsp olive oil, season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook chicken in a hot pan for 4 mins each side until fully cooked. Let cool, then shred.
  5. Tear lettuce into a large bowl.
  6. Add half the chicken and croutons to the bowl.
  7. Pour most of the dressing over and toss.
  8. Top with remaining chicken, croutons, and shaved Parmesan.
  9. Drizzle with remaining dressing and additional International Collection Virgin Flaxseed Oil if desired.
  10. Serve immediately.


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