Best Cobb Salad Cayenne Ranch
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Best Cobb Salad

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Author: Diane @Recipes for our Daily Bread

Ingredients

  • COBB SALAD RECIPE FOR 5 SERVINGS
  • 7 ounce pack Romaine Lettuce chopped and divided into 5 portions which about 1 cup each.
  • 5 eggs boiled - 1 per person
  • Avocado chopped
  • 1 large tomato chopped or cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 pound smoked ham chopped - I used Petti Jean Smoked Ham, divided equally between 5 servings
  • 2 - 1/2 large chicken breast 1/2 breast per person
  • 2 - 1/2 teaspoons blackening seasoning
  • 1 pound bacon cooked hard and crumbled, divided into 5 servings
  • Five-ounce container of blue cheese
  • CAYENNE RANCH DRESSING
  • 1- ounce pack Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • plus ¼ teaspoon coarse grind black pepper
  • and 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Last 1 tablespoon Hot Sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon Cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • PREPARE THE COBB SALAD:
  • Season each chicken breast with 1 teaspoon of blackening each.
  • Cook chicken 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from the oven and chop into bite size pieces.
  • Cook bacon until hard, see my oven fried bacon post. It is the easiest way to fry bacon.
  • Chop ham into bite size pieces.
  • Boil eggs and slice them.
  • ASSEMBLE THE COBB SALAD
  • Layered a cup of chopped Romaine lettuce in each plate.
  • Add the ham, chicken, bacon, sliced boiled eggs, blue cheese, Avocado, and tomato.
  • CAYENNE RANCH DRESSING
  • Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well.
  • Seal in an airtight container. I use a mason jar.
  • Refrigerate