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Chicken Caesar Salad

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Ingredients
  Plain low fat yogurt 8 Ounce (1 Carton)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Balsamic vinegar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
  Whole wheat bread cubes 2 Cup (32 tbs) (1 Inch Cubes / About 4 Slices)
  Olive oil flavored vegetable cooking spray 1
  Italian spice mix 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Skinless boneless chicken breasts 1 Pound
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sliced romaine lettuce 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Trimmed watercress 3 Cup (48 tbs) (About 1 Large Bunch)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

Place colander in a 2-quart glass measure or bowl.
Line colander with 4 layers of cheesecloth, allowing cheesecloth to extend over outside edges.
Spoon yogurt into colander.
Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 12 hours.
Discard liquid.
Combine yogurt cheese, water, and next 3 ingredients in a bowl.
Set dressing aside.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Arrange bread cubes in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan.
Lightly coat bread cubes with cooking spray, and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon Italian Spice Blend, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, and dash of salt; toss well.
Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Rub chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon Italian Spice Blend, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done.
Remove from skillet; let cool.
Cut chicken across grain into thin slices.
Combine croutons, lettuce, and watercress in a large bowl.
Drizzle dressing over lettuce mixture; toss well.
Place 2 cups salad on each of 4 salad plates.
Divide sliced chicken evenly among salads, and sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Browned
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy

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