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The Best Cobb Salad Recipe With Pan Seared Chicken

by Nellie

If you are looking for the best cobb salad recipe, check this one out! Simple ingredients make for a yummy easy salad.

What is Cobb Salad?

Cobb salad is a popular American dish that typically consists of chopped lettuce, chicken, bacon, avocado, hard-boiled eggs, blue cheese, and tomato. This salad gets its name from Robert Cobb, the owner of Hollywood’s Brown Derby restaurant, who is said to have created the dish in 1937.

Why is cobb salad so popular?

Cobb salad is a well-rounded meal that can be enjoyed as a main course or as a side dish. The combination of proteins, vegetables, and healthy fats makes it a satisfying and nutritious option. Additionally, the variety of textures and flavors in cobb salad make it an interesting and enjoyable dish to eat.

What are some fun ways to change up a cobb salad?

There are endless ways to change up a cobb salad. Some people like to add grilled or roasted vegetables, such as zucchini, corn, or peppers. Others like to use different types of lettuce, such as spinach or arugula. And still others like to add fruits, such as grapes or berries. The possibilities are endless!

What is your favorite cobb salad recipe?

I love a classic cobb salad with all of the traditional ingredients. However, I also like to change things up from time to time. One of my favorite variations is to add grilled chicken, roasted corn, and avocado. The grilled chicken adds a nice smoky flavor, and the roasted corn and avocado add a lovely creaminess. Delicious!

Do you have any tips for making a great cobb salad?

Here are a few tips for making an incredible cobb salad:

– Use fresh, high-quality ingredients. This will make all the difference in the flavor of your salad.

– Be careful not to overcook the chicken. You want it to be cooked through, but still juicy.

– Use a good quality blue cheese. It will really elevate the flavor of the salad.

– Add plenty of avocado. It’s healthy and delicious!

– Dress the salad lightly. You don’t want to overwhelm the flavors of the other ingredients.

– Season to taste with salt and pepper.

– Serve immediately. Cobb salad is best when it’s fresh.

What ingredients do you need for a cobb salad?

  • 5 large eggs
  • 6-8 strips bacon
  • 1 pound chicken breast tenderloins
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped
  • 1 head baby bok choy, chopped
  • 8-10 Grape tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 4-6 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp black garlic powder
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Dressing of choice

Enjoy! 

The Best Cobb Salad Recipe With Pan Seared Chicken
Yield: 6-8 servings

The Best Cobb Salad Recipe With Pan Seared Chicken

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This amazing cobb salad recipe will be your new favorite! Made with simple fresh ingredients you will make this again and again!

Ingredients

  • 5 large eggs
  • 6-8 strips bacon
  • 1 pound chicken breast tenderloins
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped
  • 1 head baby bok choy, chopped
  • 8-10 Grape tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 4-6 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp black garlic powder
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Dressing of choice.

Instructions

  1. In a medium pot bring 5 eggs to a boil for 20 mins, remove from heat and immediately place into ice water bath.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Once heated, add strips of bacon, careful not to overcrowd the pan.
  4. Fry bacon for 2-3 min on each side, or to desired thickness
  5. Drain on paper towel.
  6. While the bacon is cooking, season the chicken on both sides.
  7. Once bacon is done cooking, add chicken to the pan and sear in the bacon grease.
  8. Brown on both sides (about 4 mins per side) but can vary based on your skillet/stovetop combination.
  9. Remove and let drain on paper towels.
  10. Add lettuce and bok choy to a large salad bowl.
  11. Peel eggs and slice in half or chop if preferred.
  12. Add tomatoes, avacado, chicken, bacon and feta cheese.
  13. Top with your favorite dressing and enjoy.

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 497Total Fat 33gSaturated Fat 16gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 14gCholesterol 253mgSodium 1399mgCarbohydrates 11gFiber 4gSugar 5gProtein 40g

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