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Chicken Cobb Salad

Chicken Cobb Salad has all the classic flavors of the popular favorite with a simple vinaigrette. Made with lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, cucumber, avocado, and cheese – perfect for potlucks!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword easy chicken breast recipe, healthy salad recipe, lunch recipe with chicken, lunch salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 593 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1-2 boneless skinless chicken breasts pounded to even thickness
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 avocados peeled pitted and cut into slices or chopped
  • 4 cups mixed green lettuce chopped
  • 3 hard boiled eggs peeled and sliced
  • 6 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cucumber sliced in rounds or chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta or blue cheese (leave out for paleo & Whole 30)

For the Vinaigrette:

  • 3-4 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons sour cream (can also use tahini or just leave out for paleo & Whole 30)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a resealable zip-top bag, add chicken, salt, pepper, and garlic powder and marinate for at least 30 minutes. Drizzle with fresh lemon and olive oil.

Grill the Chicken:

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until the internal temperature reaches 165 F. Remove the chicken from the grill and tent with foil. Let it rest and cool a bit for about 10 minutes and then slice or chop into bite-sized pieces.

Assemble the Salad:

  1. Whisk together all the ingredients for the vinaigrette. Drizzle 1 teaspoon over the sliced avocado (to prevent from browning).
  2. In a large bowl, add the lettuce, then top with cooked chicken, eggs, avocado, bacon, tomatoes, cucumber, and cheese. Drizzle with dressing right before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Cobb Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 593 Calories from Fat 459
% Daily Value*
Fat 51g78%
Saturated Fat 13g65%
Cholesterol 199mg66%
Sodium 532mg22%
Potassium 925mg26%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 3460IU69%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 152mg15%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.