Julia salad


Julia salad
This salad takes its inspiration from the famous Caesar salad, but is simpler. The combination of chicken with croutons is a delicious way to use up leftovers.
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Last modified on: February 10th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:LettuceChickenCroutonsCaesarLeftovers
For 8 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
27 min.5 min.32 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
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Prepare 800 g lettuce and shred.

Put into a salad bowl.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Dice 600 g cooked chicken fairly small.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Add to the bowl.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Grate 60 g Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan) over the top, or shave with a vegetable peeler.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
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Cut 4 slices bread into small cubes.

Try to use a bread with some character (saucipain shown here), even if it's going dry.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Pour 4 tablespoons oil into a frying pan on high heat. When good and hot, add the croutons and fry until golden brown.

Set aside.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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To make the dressing, blend 2 hard-boiled eggs, 4 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and pepper, then add 12 tablespoons olive oil in a thin stream while still blending.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Julia salad : Photo of step #8
Add the croutons to the bowl, pour the dressing over and mix well. Your salad is ready.

Serve without delay.
Remarks
You can also add your own choice of herbs.

For a quicker version, use a rémoulade dressing instead.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Freezes well.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,662 Kcal or 11,145 Kj176 gr146 gr307 gr
133 %68 %14 %46 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
129 Kcal or 540 Kj9 gr7 gr15 gr
6 %3 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
333 Kcal or 1,394 Kj22 gr18 gr38 gr
17 %8 %2 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 8 people : 13.94 €
  • Per person : 1.74 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
LettuceLettuce: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spring radish and avocado salad, Chicano burger, Surf and turf club sandwich, Chicken club sandwich, Valay salad, ... All
Cooked chickenCooked chicken: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin of chicken with rice and sautéed mushrooms, Cauliflower, chicken and avocado salad, Beans with tomatoes, Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin", Lemony chicken and radish salad, ... All
Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan)Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Potimarron and Parmesan tart, Pesto crackers, Roast cabbage with lemon, Nanou's red cabbage salad, Spaghetti Carbonara, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc, Rosemary steamed fish, Red rice pannequets, Vegetable clafoutis, Rice and peas, ... All
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