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Leftover Chicken Caesar Salad Tartines

Turn your leftover chicken into a simple and light chicken caesar salad tartine! Patio/picnic friendly summer meal, and easy enough to throw together for a quick lunch. 

Course lunch, Main Course, Main Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken caesar salad tartine, chicken salad toast, leftover chicken recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 678 kcal
Author betsy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup leftover chicken shredded
  • 1/2 cup caesar salad dressing
  • 3 cups kale
  • juice from one lemon
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 slices thick cut crusty bread toasted
  • shredded parmesan cheese for garnish
  • crispy chicken skin for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine leftover chicken and caesar salad dressing. 

  2. In another small bowl combine kale, lemon juice and a pinch of salt and pepper. Massage kale for 2-5 minutes until kale becomes softer and begins to break down a bit. 

  3. Divide massaged kale between slices of toast. Top with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and crispy chicken skin. 

Recipe Notes

If you want to make crispy chicken skin, remove skin from chicken breast or thighs. Heat a thin film of oil in a skillet (I used olive oil) and add skins to pan. Skins will curl and shrink, so you may need to press down with the back of a spatula to ensure even cooking. Cook for 2-5 minutes per side, until crispy and golden brown. Drain on a paper towel. 

Nutrition Facts
Leftover Chicken Caesar Salad Tartines
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 678 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 1166mg49%
Potassium 754mg22%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 10040IU201%
Vitamin C 120.6mg146%
Calcium 245mg25%
Iron 5.2mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.