Home-made smoked Cready Farm Chicken Caesar Salad

Author: Fowey Hall Hotel
Categories: Food and Drink,Style,

Try our Chef's wonderful home-made smoked chicken Caesar salad.....

5 chicken breast; 25g Salt; 3 Tsp maple syrup;  squeeze of lemon;  3 Tsp of extra virgin olive oil; 1 tsp of dried tarragon (or 20g fresh tarragon)

Place the salt, maple syrup, squeeze of lemon, olive oil and tarragon together in a dish to marinade chicken breasts for 5 hours. 

Prepare the smoker – use an old metal tray or large metal dish.  You will need 50g of beach chippings, 50g of oak chippings, 50g of ash chippings.  Mix all chippings together and place a cooling rack above, place chicken on cooling rack, seal with tin foil and leave to smoke on a low light for 15 – 20 minute.  You will need open all windows and doors!  Take out and cook in the oven on 180 degrees C until done. 
Caesar Dressing

100g quality mayonnaise; 2 cloves of garlic; 6 anchovies; 20g grated parmesan; 1 tsp Dejon mustard; 1 Tsp white wine vinegar – blitz in a blender until smooth.

To prepare serve your salad you will need – one smoked chicken breast; one baby jem lettuce;  handful of parmesan shavings; croutons; anchovies (optional). 

Use a few outside lettuce leaves to decorate the plate.  Slice lettuce and add to a bowl, add croutons, parmesan, Caesar dressing and anchovies (opt) – toss lightly. Arrange on top of the lettuce.  Slice cold or warm smoked cooked chicken over the salad and ready to serve. 

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