Mexican Cobb Salad

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My love for salads runs deep. So does my love for all things Mexican food. So it probably comes as no surprise that this Mexican Cobb Salad is near and dear to my heart!

Mexican Cobb Salad from (@whatsgabycookin)

Loaded with shredded romaine lettuce, freshly grated cheese, black beans, corn, guacamole, pico and spicy shrimp – it’s one of those complete meal salads that you’ll absolutely adore! Plus it’s healthy!! Well, for the most part, unless you sometimes pull a “gaby” and eat it with tortilla chips. Then the health factor kinda flies out the wind. #sorrynotsorry I’m just being honest 🙂

You can serve it up with cilantro vinaigrette if you want too! I find that between the pico and the guac, I don’t need an extra dressing… but I’m just covering your basis cause I love ya!

Mexican Cobb Salad from (@whatsgabycookin)

Mexican Cobb Salad

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Salad, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican, Tex Mex
Servings 8 + servings


For the Salad

  • 2-3 heads Romaine Lettuce shredded
  • ½ cup freshly grated Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 cup Black Beans
  • 1 cup Corn
  • 1 recipe Guacamole
  • 1 recipe Pico de Gallo

For the Spicy Shrimp

  • 1/2 lb medium shrimp peeled and de-veined
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • olive oil for drizzling


For the Spicy Shrimp

  • Combine the shrimp with the lemon juice, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Heat a large skillet over high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Add shrimp and sauté until pink and fully cooked. Remove and set aside.
  • On a large platter combine the romaine, cheese, black beans, corn, guacamole, pico and shrimp. Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve.

Photo by Matt Armendariz / Food Styling by Adam Pearson / Styling by Stephanie Hanes / Recipe from What’s Gaby Cooking


  1. It seems to me that the lemon juice would cause the oil to splatter. I think I’d add it afterwards.

  2. I don’t like shrimp — do you have another protein suggestion? Could you treat chicken or another meat the same way?

  3. this looks fantastic….but I am looking for the Mex Chop Salad recipe, not Cobb. Help?

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