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Blackened Chicken Cobb Salad Recipe

Looking for a hearty and delicious salad that fits perfectly into your keto lifestyle? The Blackened Chicken Cobb Salad is just the dish you need. Packed with flavors from the spicy blackened chicken to the creamy avocado and tangy blue cheese, this salad is both satisfying and nutritious. Ideal for a light dinner or a lunch that keeps you full and energized throughout the day, this recipe is a delightful way to enjoy a classic dish with a low-carb twist.

Blackened Chicken Cobb Salad

This Blackened Chicken Cobb Salad brings together bold flavors and a variety of textures, making it a standout meal for any occasion.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 4 cups mixed greens (romaine, spinach, arugula)
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • Your favorite keto-friendly dressing


  1. Prepare the Chicken: Rub the chicken breasts with olive oil and Cajun seasoning. Make sure they are evenly coated.
  2. Cook the Chicken: Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken breasts for 5-7 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked. Let them rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  3. Assemble the Salad: In a large bowl, combine the mixed greens, avocado, hard-boiled eggs, cherry tomatoes, blue cheese, bacon, cucumber, and red onion.
  4. Add the Chicken: Slice the cooked chicken breasts and add them on top of the salad.
  5. Dress the Salad: Drizzle your favorite keto-friendly dressing over the salad just before serving. Toss gently to combine all ingredients.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s break down the carb content of the main ingredients:

  • Mixed Greens: 1g per cup (total 4g)
  • Avocado: 2g per half avocado (total 4g)
  • Hard-Boiled Eggs: Less than 1g per egg (total 2g)
  • Cherry Tomatoes: 1g per 4 tomatoes (total 2g)
  • Blue Cheese Crumbles: 1g per 1/4 cup (total 1g)
  • Bacon: 0g (varies by brand)
  • Cucumber: 1g per 1/2 cup (total 1g)
  • Red Onion: 1g per 1/4 cup (total 1g)

Total carbs for the salad: Approximately 15g (varies based on the amount of each ingredient used and specific brands).

A Delicious Low-Carb Feast

Who said salads have to be boring? This Blackened Chicken Cobb Salad proves that a healthy, low-carb meal can be bursting with flavor and excitement. Perfect for any meal of the day, this salad will not only satisfy your taste buds but also keep your keto goals on track. Enjoy this flavorful creation and add it to your regular meal rotation for a deliciously nutritious option!

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