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Chicken Cobb Salad Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Chicken Cobb Salad Recipe | This traditional salad is made dairy free with homemade ranch dressing and no cheese. It’s layered with eggs, chicken, bacon and diced ham, along with creamy avocados, tomatoes, and cucumbers. #salad #dairyfree


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Ingredients

For the Cobb salad

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce (1 large head)
  • 1/2 cup bacon bits (about 46 slices, crumbled)
  • 1/2 cup diced ham
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, sliced or cubed
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup sliced or chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 chopped fresh chives (or thinly sliced green onion)

For the dressing

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream*
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 tablespoons milk of choice*

Instructions

For the salad

  1. Using a meat mallet, pound chicken to a 1″ thickness. Season both sides liberally with salt, pepper and granulated garlic.
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium-high. Add canola oil and cook chicken, for about 6 minutes per side. Remove from pan and allow chicken to cool for about 5 minutes before slicing.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to a large bowl. Top with sliced chicken and dressing before serving.

For the dressing

  1. Combine ingredients in a mason jar or glass.
  2. Using an immersion blender, blend until smooth.

Keywords: dairy free