Mother’s Day Recipes from Texas Roadhouse 

Give Mom a break this Mother’s Day by doing the cooking. Texas Roadhouse has a great Salmon Caesar salad recipe that’s fun to make. It’s easy enough for even the littlest cook to help, and tastes delicious. Here’s Texas Roadhouse’s recipes for home-made croutons, made from scratch Caesar dressing, and pointers on how to find the freshest ingredients.It’s the perfect recipe for a memorable Mother’s Day. Just don’t forget to clean up the dishes, too. SALMON CAESAR SALADMake this recipe in three steps:Prepare the Caesar dressing, homemade croutons and salmon filets.SALMON PREPARATIONIngredientsFresh salmon filetsClarified butterSeasoning: cayenne, chili powder, garlic, salt and pepper to taste• Shake an even layer of the seasoning mix on salmon to taste• Heat clarified butter in a skillet until it is smoky hot• Gently place the coated filets into the pan (use tongs and don’t splash the butter).• Cook the filets evenly on both sides until it yields to gentle pressure. Cooking Tip… The butter and seasonings create a crust due to the high temp, and lock in the juices.CAESAR SALAD DRESSINGWhisk together:2 minced cloves garlic1 tbsp. Dijon mustard1 egg yolk1 c. olive oil¼ c. red wine vinegar1/4 c. lemon juice1/4 tsp. pepper1/2 tsp. salt3-4 anchovy filets (optional)HOMEMADE CROUTONSIngredients10 slices French bread1/2 c. olive oilHeat oven to 300 degrees. Trim crusts from bread and cut slices into 1/2 inch cubes. Toss cubes in olive oil.Spread cubes onto cookie sheet. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until dry, crisp and golden brown, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven and toss with the following for flavored croutons.Herb croutons: oregano, cheese and a little saltGarlic croutons: 2 cloves crushed garlic or ¼ teaspoon garlic powderStore covered in refrigerator. Makes 4 cups. SALMON CAESAR SALAD• Pour dressing over freshly washed Romaine lettuce• Add 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese and toss• Top with croutons and salmon