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Green Goddess Chicken Cobb Salad

Green Goddess Chicken Cobb Salad

Even salads can be comfort food! Cracker-crusted chicken and creamy Green Goddess dressing bring back old-time favorite flavors.
Course Salad
Cuisine Surprise Me
Servings 4 people


  • 1 bag Fresh Express Red Leaf Mix
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 ripe California avocado sliced
  • 1/2 red onion sliced into thin rings (optional)
  • 8 pieces bacon cooked until crispy and chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup English cucumber diced
  • 4 ounces bleu cheese crumbled
  • 4 petite boneless skinless chicken breasts (5-oz)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 sleeve Ritz crackers

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup green onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon lemon juice (2 lemons)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • Coarse salt
  • Cracked pepper


  • In a deep baking dish, pour the buttermilk over chicken breasts, and let sit for one to three hours.
  • Crush the crackers and place in another baking dish.
  • Remove the chicken breasts from the buttermilk and lay them in the crackers, pressing to ensure the cracker sticks to the chicken.
  • Lay chicken breasts on a lined baking sheet, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes (internal temperature should be 165 degrees F).
  • Let cool, and slice into thin strips.
  • Divide Fresh Express salad onto four plates.
  • Top each salad with two egg halves, tomato, avocado, red onions (optional), bacon, cucumber and crumbled bleu cheese.
  • Drizzle with dressing.
  • Place slices of chicken on top of each salad, and serve.

Dressing Instructions:

  • Place the mayonnaise, green onions, basil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper in a blender, and blend until smooth.
  • Add 1/2 cup buttermilk, and process until just blended.
  • Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
Keywords Chicken, Protein, Salads