Recipe courtesy of The Hollywood Brown Derby, MGM Grand Hotel and Casino

The Original Cobb Salad

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  • Yield: 12 servings
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2 chicken breasts, cooked and finely diced

1 ounce iceberg lettuce, washed and chopped

1 ounce romaine lettuce, washed and chopped

2 ounces tomato, washed and chopped

1/2 avocado, thinly sliced

2 ounces bacon, cooked and finely chopped

2 ounces hard boiled eggs, finely chopped

2 ounces grated Roquefort cheese

Original Cobb Salad Dressing to taste, recipe follows


2 egg yolks

2 cups olive oil

1 lemon, juiced

3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 cup water

Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Place greens in bowl. Arrange all other ingredients attractively across greens. Add dressing when ready to serve. 


  1. Whip eggs vigorously until yolks turn pale yellow. Slowly incorporate oil to form an emulsion. Add remaining ingredients and season with salt and pepper.