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Easy Copycat Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad Recipe

by Nellie

This Easy Copycat Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad recipe is so good and is simple to make! Enjoy this delicious recipe right at home!Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad

What makes the applebees oriental chicken salad so special?

The combination of crunchy cabbage, juicy chicken, sweet mandarin oranges and a tangy Asian-style dressing make this salad irresistible!Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad

Where is a good place to serve this oriental chicken salad?

It is perfect for a light lunch or dinner. You can serve it with pita bread, crackers, or even over a bed of lettuce. Enjoy this delicious salad at any time of day!Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad chicken in pan

Can I make this recipe healthier?

Absolutely! Swap out the fried chicken for grilled chicken and reduce the amount of dressing used. Additionally, you can use less sugar in the dressing and opt for healthier oils like olive oil or avocado oil.Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad

These small changes will make this dish much healthier! With some simple modifications, you can enjoy a delicious and healthy version of Applebees oriental chicken salad at home!

What else can I serve with this dish?

This dish pairs well with a variety of sides. Serve it alongside roasted vegetables, couscous, quinoa, or brown rice for a complete meal. You can also top the salad with nuts or seeds to add some extra crunch! Enjoy this delicious and easy recipe any night of the week!Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad

This Easy Copycat Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy the delicious combination of flavors right at home!

What are some fun variations for this oriental salad?

You can easily customize this recipe to your taste. Try adding fresh herbs like cilantro or parsley for a pop of flavor. For some extra crunch, add nuts, seeds, or dried fruit.Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad

If you’re looking for more protein, add cooked quinoa or beans! With just a few simple swaps, you can make this oriental salad your own. Enjoy the flavorful and healthy twist on a classic dish!

What are some helpful tips for making this Applebees salad?

To get the best flavor and texture, make sure to use freshly cooked chicken. It will give the salad more flavor and a better texture.Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad on fork

Additionally, be sure to let the dressing rest for at least an hour before serving so that all of the flavors can combine. Lastly, be generous with the toppings – this will add some extra crunch and flavor to the dish. Enjoy this delicious salad any night of the week!

This Easy Copycat Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad is a great way to enjoy a restaurant-quality meal at home. With just a few simple tweaks, you can create your own version of this classic dish!Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad seasoned chicken

Try adding different herbs and spices, swapping out ingredients, and adding extra toppings to make it your own. Enjoy this flavorful and healthy dish any night of the week!

What are some other fun Applebees recipes to try at home?

What ingredients do you need for this recipe?Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad ingredients

Ingredients for dressing

  • 5 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup dukes Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 small drops sesame oil

Ingredients for chicken tenders

  • 3 cup vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 egg, large
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup corn flakes, crushed
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Ingredients for Salad

  • 3 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup napa cabbage, chopped
  • 1 cup red cabbage, chopped
  • ½ cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup crispy chow mien noodles
  • 1-2 tbsp almonds, sliced
Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad
Yield: 4-5 servings

Easy Copycat Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This delicious Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad Recipe is great for a weeknight meal!

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for dressing
  • 5 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup dukes Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 small drops sesame oil
  • Ingredients for chicken tenders
  • 3 cup vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 egg, large
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup corn flakes, crushed
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Ingredients for Salad
  • 3 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup napa cabbage, chopped
  • 1 cup red cabbage, chopped
  • ½ cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup crispy chow mien noodles
  • 1-2 tbsp almonds, sliced

Instructions

  1. Add all of the dressing ingredients into a mason jar (or bowl) and blend with an immersion blender (can also use a regular blender or whisk.) place in the fridge to cool.
  2. Slice the chicken breast into strips
  3. Season the strips ½ tsp salt and ½ tsp pepper
  4. In a bowl add the milk and egg, whisk it together
  5. In a second medium sized bowl add the flour, crushed corn flakes and remaining salt and pepper. Mix well.
  6. Heat oil on the stove on a medium high
  7. Test to see if the oil is ready by placing the handle of a wooden spoon in the center of the frying pan, once the oil bubbles around it, the oil is hot enough.
  8. Dip the chicken strips in the egg/milk mixture, then into the flour/corn flakes mixture.
  9. Add to the frying pan, do not over crowd it.
  10. Cook for 3-4 mins per side until golden brown.
  11. Remove and let drain on paper towels.
  12. Add the lettuce, napa and purple cabbage to a large bowl
  13. Add in the green onion and carrots, toss to mix
  14. Add chicken and almonds (optional step, toast the almonds in a dry frying pan for 30-60 seconds and add on top)
  15. Add the dressing.
  16. Enjoy

Notes

You can use rice wine vinegar in place of the apple cider
vinegar.

Toasted almonds come on the Applebees salad but they can be
omitted.



Nutrition Information

Yield

5

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 1656Total Fat 162gSaturated Fat 15gTrans Fat 3gUnsaturated Fat 139gCholesterol 74mgSodium 713mgCarbohydrates 42gFiber 4gSugar 22gProtein 15g

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