Roast Chook and Maple Caesar Salad

Chicken / Mains / Salads

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4 portions
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For the Caesar dressing:

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise 
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
  • 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • ½ tsp ground cayenne pepper 
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

For the salad:

  • 1 fresh roast chook
  • 2 Romaine lettuces
  • 1 cup croutons
  • 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Add all the dressing ingredients to a bowl and whisk until combined.
  2. Use your hands to take the roast chook off the bones and shred.
  3. Place the lettuce, croutons, half the parmesan, chook and dressing into a large bowl and toss to combine.
  4. Top with the remaining parmesan and serve.

Experience a simple but delicious lunch with this chicken Caesar salad recipe.

The Caesar salad dressing, enriched with maple syrup, brings a unique twist to the classic salad, combining creamy mayonnaise and Dijon mustard with a hint of fiery cayenne pepper. Freshly shredded roast chicken adds tasty protein to the dish, while crisp cos lettuce and croutons provide a satisfying crunch.

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