Store croutons in a resealable plastic bag at room temperature; cooked chicken covered in refrigerator; washed lettuce in a large bowl with paper towels in refrigerator; and salad dressing, covered, in refrigerator.
Summer squash can be cooked in a number of ways, but it's also delicious served raw, as in this recipe from chef Dan Kluger. Also try: Peekytoe Crab Toast, Roasted Beets with Yogurt, Roasted Squash with Parmesan
Using light mayonnaise and lime juice in the dressing considerably reduces the calories and fat in this salad. Chili powder adds spice to the shrimp and chip croutons. This recipe is featured in the "Everyday Food: Light" book.