Easy and Fast Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad


This Cajun-spiced blackened chicken Caesar salad is an easy lunch, main dish, or supper for one or more. I'll tell you this one isn't a bore!

close up view of Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad in a bowl
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins


  • ¼ pound bacon

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into strips

  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon light olive oil

  • 1 head romaine lettuce- rinsed, dried and chopped

  • ½ cup Caesar salad dressing

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown; crumble and set aside.

  2. In a preheated skillet, add chicken, seasoning mix, and oil. Cook until chicken is golden brown and cooked through. Remove from heat and set aside.

  3. In a salad bowl, combine Romaine, enough salad dressing to coat, Parmesan cheese, and crumbled bacon; toss and place on individual salad plates. Top with chicken and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

376 Calories
25g Fat
4g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 376
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 815mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 20mg 101%
Calcium 153mg 12%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 460mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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