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 4 people, you will need:

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27 min.5 min.32 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
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Prepare 400 g lettuce and shred.

Put into a salad bowl.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Dice 300 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 30 g Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan) over the top, or shave with a vegetable peeler.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
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Cut 2 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 2 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 1 hard-boiled egg, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and pepper, then add 6 tablespoons olive oil in a thin stream while still blending.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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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
1,331 Kcal or 5,573 Kj88 gr73 gr153 gr
67 %34 %7 %23 %
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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
LettuceLettuce: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Lettuce "chiffonade", Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Chicken club sandwich, Chicken and Avocado Salad, Spring radish and avocado salad, ... All
Cooked chickenCooked chicken: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette , Beans with tomatoes, Chicken and Avocado Salad, Gratin of chicken with rice and sautéed mushrooms, Baked eggs with chicken and spinach, ... All
Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan)Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spaghetti with mussels and basil, Raw beetroot salad, Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style, Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, Meatballs, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scandinavian cocktail, Vegetable stock, Lumberjack turnovers, Bolognaise lasagne, Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade, ... All

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