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A single white ceramic bowl of Mexican cobb salad with cilantro-lime dressing, with yellow striped napkin and wine stem.

Mexican Cobb Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing

A Mexican twist on a traditional cobb salad with chicken that features a lovely cilantro-lime dressing, toasted pepitas, pickled jalapeños, and more... Delicioso!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 544 kcal


Mexican Cobb Salad

  • 16 ounces cooked chicken - see post for more information
  • cilantro-lime dressing - ingredients below
  • 4 eggs - cooked to your preference
  • 4 slices lean bacon - fried and crumbled
  • 1 cup black beans - rinsed and drained
  • 2 romaine hearts - chopped
  • ½ cup cherub tomatoes - sliced lengthwise
  • ¼ cup toasted pepitas
  • 2 ounces cotija - crumbled
  • 2 small avocados - sliced
  • 2 tablespoons pickled jalapeños - drained

Cilantro-Lime Dressing

  • ½ cup cilantro leaves - thin stems are fine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar - or wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon agave nectar - or 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt - or to taste
  • several grinds pepper


  • Grill the chicken by your preferred method.
  • Add all of the cilantro-lime dressing ingredients to a blender, and pulse until fully emulsified.
  • Boil the eggs to your preference. (See post for more information).
  • Fry the bacon.
  • Prep all of the ingredients.
  • Assemble the salad. (See the post for more information).


Macronutrients include 2 tablespoons of dressing, and the specified ingredients.


Calories: 544kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 28g

NOTE: Macronutrients are an approximation only using unbranded ingredients and MyFitnessPal.com. Please do your own research with the products you’re using if you have a serious health issue or are following a specific diet.

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