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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

Tamara Andersen
A Mexican twist on a traditional cobb salad with chicken that features a lovely cilantro-lime dressing, toasted pepitas, pickled jalapeños, and more... Delicioso!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
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: 544kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 52gFat: 28g
Keyword cobb salad recipes, cobb salad variants, healthy salad recipes, main dish salads, Mexican cobb salad
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