Treat mom to a homemade meal this Mother’s Day

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Mother’s Day is less than a week away and if you’re still looking for a great gift why not treat your mom to a delicious homemade meal? Kent Mahon from Texas Roadhouse stopped by Daybreak to share a recipe that will give your mom a break from kitchen duties.

Mahon shared a delicious grilled chicken salad recipe with homemade ranch dressing. It is so easy to prepare that even your youngest and more inexperienced chef in the family can make it.

To make the grilled chicken salad:


Salad Greens8 oz

Jack cheese (shredded)¼ cup

Diced Tomato2 TBSP

Chopped Egg2 TBSP

Chicken Breast Strips½ Cup

Bacon Bits1 TBSP

Red Onion Ringsif desired

Croutonsas needed

Dressingto taste

Grilled Chicken Preparation:

Place on grill and cook to internal temperature of no less than 165F

(you can marinate or rub with any commercially available spices)

Cut into strips

Salad Preparation:

Place salad greens into a chilled bowl

Sprinkle Jack cheese, diced tomato and chopped egg evenly over salad greens

Place chicken strips evenly around the salad greens

Place red onion rings on salad

Sprinkle croutons and bacon bits evenly on salad

To make the homemade ranch dressing:


1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup sour cream

1/4 cup buttermilk

½ teaspoon dried parsley

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

¼ teaspoon onion powder

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Salt to taste


1.In a small bowl, whisk all of the ingredients together.

2.Store the dressing in an airtight container and refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

Macon Texas Roadhouse is located at 5080 Riverside Drive Suite 1500. For more information, visit

Categories: Bibb County, Daybreak

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