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Baja Cobb Salad

⅕⅕This Baja cobb salad is a Mexican twist to the traditional Cobb salad. Made with spicy grilled
chicken, quick pickled onions, black beans, sweet corn, and a light and creamy cilantro dressing the Baja
cobb salad is always a favorite.

Course Salad
Cuisine Tex Mex
Keyword Baja Cobb Salad, Main Course Salad
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

Sweet and spicy chicken

  • ½ Pound chicken breast
  • ½ Tsp garlic powder
  • ½ Tsp paprika
  • ¼ Tsp cumin
  • ½ Tsp chili flakes
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp bbq sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cilantro lime dressing

  • 1 Bunch cilantro
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • ¾ Cups Greek yogurt
  • 4 Tbsp lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Salad

  • ½ Cup refried beans
  • ½ Cup corn
  • ¼ Cup quick pickled onions
  • Corn tortilla
  • Shaved carrots
  • Cotija cheese
  • 6 Cups greens

Instructions

  • Start by making the chicken. In a bowl combine all the ingredients except for the chicken. Add in the chicken breast and coat well with the marinade. Let it rest for 1 hour. Preheat a skillet over medium heat and cook the chicken 4 minutes per side or until done and golden brown. Set aside and slice.
  • In a food processor combine all the cilantro lime dressing ingredients and pulse until creamy and well incorporated. Adjust the seasonings to your taste.
  • Start the salad. In a big bowl, place a bed of greens, top with the sweet and spicy chicken, refried beans, corn, onions, carrots and cotija cheese. Top with the cilantro lime dressing and serve with a warm worn tortilla