Cobb Salad with Grilled Chicken and Avocado

Cobb Salad with Grilled Chicken and Avocado

Cobb Salad with Grilled Chicken and Avocado


For the Salad:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens (lettuce, spinach, arugula)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup crumbled blue cheese or feta cheese
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 2 avocados, sliced
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional, or a keto-friendly sweetener)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


Grilled Chicken:

  1. Season Chicken:
    • Season the chicken breasts with salt and black pepper.
  2. Grill Chicken:
    • Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush the chicken with olive oil and grill for about 6-8 minutes per side or until fully cooked. Ensure the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C). Once cooked, let the chicken rest for a few minutes before slicing it into strips.

Salad Assembly:

  1. Prepare Salad Greens:
    • In a large salad bowl, arrange the mixed greens as the base.
  2. Arrange Ingredients:
    • Arrange the sliced grilled chicken, cherry tomatoes, diced cucumber, thinly sliced red onion, crumbled blue cheese (or feta), sliced hard-boiled eggs, avocado slices, and crumbled bacon over the salad greens.
  3. Make Dressing:
    • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey (if using), salt, and black pepper. Adjust the taste according to your preference.
  4. Drizzle Dressing:
    • Drizzle the dressing over the Cobb Salad.
  5. Toss Gently:
    • Gently toss the salad to combine all the ingredients and evenly coat them with the dressing.
  6. Serve:
    • Divide the Cobb Salad among individual plates or bowls.
  7. Enjoy:
    • Serve immediately and enjoy this delicious and satisfying Cobb Salad with Grilled Chicken and Avocado.


  • Feel free to customize the salad by adding or omitting ingredients based on your preferences.
  • If following a keto diet, skip the honey in the dressing or substitute it with a keto-friendly sweetener.

This Cobb Salad is not only visually appealing but also a wholesome and flavorful meal that combines the freshness of vegetables, the richness of grilled chicken, and the creaminess of avocado.

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