Caesar chicory scoops

Caesar chicory scoops

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Ready in 40-50 minutes

Easy

Makes 16-18
Chicory leaves make great edible spoons, especially when filled with a delicious chicken Caesar salad

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: nutrition per scoop

  • kcal69
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.36g
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Ingredients

  • 100g unsmoked bacon lardons
    Bacon

    Bacon

    bay-kon

    Bacon is pork that has been cured one of two ways: dry or wet. It can be bought as both rashers…

  • 1 cooked chicken breast, without skin
    Chicken

    Chicken

    chik-en

    Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

  • 1 Baby Gem lettuce
  • 50g bought croûton, preferably small ones
  • 4 tbsp Caesar salad dressing
  • 2 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan
    Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 16-18 medium sized chicory leaves (red and green together look stunning)
    Chicory

    Chicory

    chik-or-ee

    Also known as endive, chicory is a forced crop, grown in complete darkness, which accounts for…

  • Parmesan shavings, to garnish
    Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

Method

  1. Slowly fry the lardons in a small frying pan until they are crisp. Remove from the pan and leave to cool on kitchen paper to absorb any excess fat. Finely shred the chicken and lettuce. Place in a bowl and add the croûtons, dressing, parmesan and cooled lardons. Season with some freshly milled black pepper, then mix everything gently together.

  2. Spoon the Caesar salad on to the chicory leaves, leaving the base ends free (to act as handles). Sprinkle with parmesan shavings and grind black pepper over the top, then arrange on a plate and they are ready – it’s as simple as that.

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gena_g
29th Sep, 2008
I love it!!...looks nice
darren_holmes
23rd Apr, 2008
4.05
A very simple and easy recipe. Recommended!
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