Recipe courtesy of Kardea Brown

Grilled Shrimp Cobb Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, melted 

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup mayonnaise 

3/4 cup buttermilk 

1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

1 teaspoon garlic powder 

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

2 dashes Jamaican hot pepper sauce, preferably Pickapeppa

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

2 heads romaine, leaves separated

2 large hard-boiled eggs, crumbled 

4 slices cooked bacon, crumbled 


  1. Add the shrimp to a large bowl. Toss with the butter and garlic until coated. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes and up to 30.
  2. Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
  3. Whisk together the mayonnaise, buttermilk, chives, garlic powder, parsley and hot pepper sauce in another bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  4. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and shake off any excess. Add to the hot grill and cook until the shrimp are firm and opaque, about 2 minutes per side. Set the shrimp aside.
  5. Add the romaine to a large serving bowl. Arrange the eggs, bacon and shrimp on top. Drizzle with the dressing. Toss and serve immediately.