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I strongly suggest to make the dressing up to 24 hours in advance to blend flavors, also you can grill the chicken a day in advance and refrigerate. If you are not a black bean lover then you can omit them and use corn niblets, adjust the dressing ingredients to taste :)
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- 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- olive oil
- 1 (1 1/3 ounce) package fajita seasoning mix
- 1 small romaine lettuce (about 7-8 cups torn into bite-size pieces)
- 3/4-1 cup black beans (rinsed and very well drained or use corn niblets)
- 1 1/2 cups garlic-flavored croutons (or use as much as desired)
- 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 -2 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced into rings
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese (or to taste)
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2/3 cup parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 2 anchovy fillets
- 3 green onions, chopped
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 chipotle pepper (from a jar or can)
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
- 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (or to taste)
- salt (or to taste) (optional)
- 1Brush olive oil over the chicken breasts, then sprinkle the fajita seasoning onto both sides.
- 2Grill over medium-high heat about 6 minutes per side (or you may broil).
- 3Allow to cool then slice into strips; set aside.
- 4For the dressing; in a blender or food processor combine mayonnaise, 2/3 cup Parmesan cheese, sour cream, cumin, anchovy fillets, green onions, Dijon mustard, chipotle pepper, fresh garlic, Worcestershire sauce and black pepper; process or blend until smooth then season with salt if desired.
- 5Place the lettuce in a large glass bowl, add in black beans; toss to mix.
- 6Top the salad with croutons and red bell pepper rings and cooked chicken slices, then sprinkle with about 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese (or any amount desired).
- 7Drizzle the dressing over the salad or serve dressing on the side.
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Nutritional Facts for Southwestern Chicken Caesar Salad With Chipotle Dressing
Serving Size: 1 (496 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 750.7
- Calories from Fat 362
- Total Fat 40.3 g
- Saturated Fat 13.5 g
- Cholesterol 143.7 mg
- Sodium 1351.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 43.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 8.0 g
- Sugars 8.5 g
- Protein 55.3 g
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