Southwestern Chicken Caesar Salad With Chipotle Dressing

READY IN: 40mins
PaulaG
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

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 :)

Top Review by Jewelies

This dressing is awesome, wow! Really creamy but not at all hot from the chipotle pepper. I took your advise and made this 24 hours in advance to allow the flavours to all come together. Thank you Kitten for another winner.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brush olive oil over the chicken breasts, then sprinkle the fajita seasoning onto both sides.
  2. Grill over medium-high heat about 6 minutes per side (or you may broil).
  3. Allow to cool then slice into strips; set aside.
  4. For 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.
  5. Place the lettuce in a large glass bowl, add in black beans; toss to mix.
  6. Top 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).
  7. Drizzle the dressing over the salad or serve dressing on the side.
  8. Delicious!

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