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Chicken Cobb Salad

Chicken Cobb Salad is an American classic, and the perfect hearty meal for summertime.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Cobb Salad, Cobb Salad with Chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Marinading Time 2 hours
Servings 6
Calories 607kcal
Author Ang Paris

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup soy sauce reduced sodium
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 6 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1 head romaine lettuce roughly chopped
  • 6 tomatoes cut into wedges
  • 1 avocado halved, seeded, peeled and sliced
  • ½ small red onion thinly sliced
  • 6 soft boiled eggs peeled and halved
  • 1 cup blue cheese

Instructions

  • To create the marinade for your chicken thighs, whisk together soy sauce, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and garlic in a small bowl; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • In a gallon size freezer bag or large bowl, combine chicken and soy sauce mixture; marinate for 2 hours. The longer you marinate, the more flavor you'll infuse into your chicken.
  • About a half an hour before your chicken is done marinating, chop your romaine lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, red onion and eggs. Crumble your blue cheese.
  • Preheat grill to medium heat.
  • Remove chicken thighs from the marinade. Brush them with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add chicken to grill, and cook, turning occasionally, until chicken is completely cooked through, reaching an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes.
  • To assemble the salad, place romaine lettuce in a large bowl; top with chicken, crumbled bacon, tomatoes, avocado, onion, blue cheese and eggs.
  • Serve immediately with your favorite dressing.

Notes

I use reduced-sodium soy sauce and season with salt and pepper as I go. If you only have regular soy sauce, you'll want to use salt sparingly or your chicken will be too salty.

Nutrition

Calories: 607kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 299mg | Sodium: 1219mg | Potassium: 1121mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1925IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 2mg