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Caesar's Salad with Shrimps Saltimbocca

Course Appetizer, Fish, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword anchovies, basil, caesar sauce, caesar's salad, Italian ham, Italian recipe, Italian saltimbocca recipe, prosciutto, salad, saltimbocca, shrimps
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories 646 kcal


  • cup olive oil 1 ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 8 fillets of anchovies 8 fillets of anchovies, drained, patted dry and roughly chopped
  • ½ cup lemon juice ½. cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg yolk 1 egg yolk at room temperature
  • salt and pepper salt and pepper
  • ½ cup parmiggiano reggiano ½ cup Parmigiano Reggiano finely grated
  • Parmigiano Reggiano Parmigiano Reggiano grated
  • Romaine lettuce Romaine lettuce
  • 24 large shrimps 24 large shrimps
  • 24 prosciutto slices 24 slices of prosciutto
  • 24 basil 24 leaves of basil
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Place the garlic, anchovies, lemon juice, mustard, Worcestershire, yolk, salt, and pepper in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Process until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil to the processor feed tube and process until thick.

    Add the ½ cup Parmigiano Reggiano and give it a couple of pulses.

  2. Generously season the shrimps with pepper. Wrap 1 basil leaf around the shrimp and then wrap the prosciutto around it. Secure with a toothpick.

  3. In a large skillet melt the butter over medium heat and add the prosciutto-wrapped shrimps. Cook on each side for 2 minutes or until crisp.

  4. Spread a couple of tablespoons of Caesar's Salad dressing on the bottom of a place. Place the Romaine salad over and gently folding the dressing into the. salad. Add the prosciutto shrimps and grate more Parmigiano Reggiano over the whole salad.

Nutrition Facts
Caesar's Salad with Shrimps Saltimbocca
Amount Per Serving
Calories 646 Calories from Fat 585
% Daily Value*
Fat 65g100%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 133mg44%
Sodium 560mg24%
Potassium 140mg4%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 14g28%
Calcium 150mg15%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Vitamin A 321IU6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.