Chicken, Cheddar, and Bacon Salad

Chicken, Cheddar, and Bacon Salad
Paul Sirisalee
This romaine salad is anything but boring—it’s bursting with crisp bacon, cubed Cheddar, and sliced chicken.

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Serves 4
preparation
30
minutes
cooking
30
minutes

Ingredients

5
slices bacon
1
tablespoon
olive oil
4
chicken cutlets (about 3/4 pound total)
kosher salt and black pepper
1
small head romaine, chopped
4
ounces
Cheddar, cubed (about 1/2 cup)
1/4
small red onion, thinly sliced
6
tablespoons
of your favorite vinaigrette

Directions

  1. Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, 6 to 8 minutes. Let cool on a paper towel-lined plate. Break into pieces. Add the oil to the drippings in the skillet.
  2. Season the chicken with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper and cook until cooked through, 2 to 4 minutes per side; slice.
  3. Toss the romaine with the Cheddar, red onion, vinaigrette, bacon, and chicken in a large bowl.

 

Charlyne Mattox
May 2013

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 362
  • Fat 25 g
  • Sat Fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 85 mg
  • Sodium 827 mg
  • Protein 28 g
  • Carbohydrate 5 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Iron 2 mg
  • Calcium 243 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.