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Smoked Chicken and Swiss Caesar Salad

For a tasty twist on a classic salad, try this delicious recipe by South Cape Fine Foods.


  • ¼ cup egg mayonnaise

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • ½ cup French dressing

  • 4 slices stale bread, cut into cubes

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • 4 rashers bacon, cut into strips

  • 200g South Cape Swiss

  • 1 cos lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces

  • 1 large smoked chicken fillet, finely sliced


  • 1.

    Shake mayonnaise, garlic and French dressing together in a jar to make a dressing.

  • 2.

    To make croutons, combine bread cubes, oil and garlic salt together on an oven tray and bake at 200°C for 5 minutes until crisp and golden.

  • 3.

    Fry bacon in a non-stick pan on medium heat for 5-8 minutes until crisp and golden. Drain on absorbent paper. Cut South Cape Swiss into paper-thin wedges.

  • 4.

    Arrange lettuce, smoked chicken, bacon and Swiss cheese together on a large serving platter. Drizzle with dressing and top with croutons.



• Croutons can be made up to one day ahead of time and stored in an airtight container.

• Dressing can be made up to one week ahead.

• To pack for a picnic, keep dressing and croutons in separate containers and add to salad just prior to serving.

• This recipe is also delicious with finely shaved South Cape Aged Parmesan instead of the Swiss.

This recipe is brought to you by South Cape Fine Foods.

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