For the chicken salad

  • 1tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Slice of bread, crusts trimmed and cut into smalled cubes
  • 1 Chicken breast, cooked
  • 1 Baby gem lettuce
  • 1tbsp Parmesan shavings

For the dressing

  • 2tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1tbsp Parmesan, grated
  • 1tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 Clove of garlic, crushed
  • ¼tsp Dijon mustard
  • A few drops of tabasco sauce (optional)


  • STEP 1

    Heat the olive oil in a small non-stick frying pan and add the cubes of bread. Fry, turning occasionally, until golden brown. Remove the croutons with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

  • STEP 2

    In a bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients. Mix together the chicken and lettuce and toss with the caesar dressing.

  • STEP 3

    Pack the shaved Parmesan and the croutons in a separate plastic container for your child to scatter over the salad at lunchtime.

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