Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Applebee's Knock-Off Oriental Chicken Salad

Today's lunch comes from Facebook. Yep! I saw Mandy's Kitchen post this recipe, so I ran to store so I could make it. Of course I changed it up a little, and I think it's great! I bought enough to have a few of these salads all week and I went ahead and doubled the dressing to have on hand when needed.

Oriental Dressing
3 Tbsp. honey
1 1/2 Tbsp. Rice Vinegar
1/4 c. Mayonnaise
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/8 tsp. Sesame oil

Blend together all ingredients in a small bowl with a whisk or mixer. Refrigerate while you work on the salad.

2 pieces of Crispy Chicken Strips (frozen or from the deli)
bagged salad with asst. lettuces & veggies
bagged broccoli slaw
1 Tbsp. sliced almonds, toasted
1/4 c. fried won ton strips
1/4 cup mandarin slices, drained

Bake the chicken strips according to the package directions (if you bought frozen ones). At the last few minutes, add the almonds on the pan that the chicken is on so they can get toasted. Remove and cool. Cut up the chicken.
Mix together some of each (a good handfull per person) of the lettuce and coleslaw. Top with cut up chicken, almonds, wontons and madarin slices. Drizzle the dressing on top.

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Mandy Bird said...

Looks great! I'm glad you liked it.

Leslie said...

mmm.I love chicken salads!! The dressing sounds amazing

Wende said...

Hi! Thanks for allowing me to share this recipe with my readers.

Marilyn said...

Love this salad but I sub chow mien noodles for the crispy won tons

Tami said...

I love it! It is delicious! Thank you! I can't believe the price for something so simple

Anonymous said...

Loved this salad! It's a new favorite at our house & pretty enough to bring to parties! Thanks for sharing!

Andrea said...

I just found this recipe on pinterest. I am so happy to have found your blog and am now your newest follower. I am going to make this tonight for my mom and kids. I hope it turns out as good as it looks. When you have a chance come by and check out my blog

Andrea said...

I made this salad and was super impressed. I just blogged about it today. Come by and check it out when you have a chance.

Carl & Sherry Wimmer said...

Where do I find wantons in the grocery store?

michele said...

This was excellent! Thank you so much for sharing the recipe!

michele said...

I have made this a few times now and wanted to thank you for sharing the recipe. It's delicious!!!


Valerie said...

I've never had this at Applebee's, but it looks good, especially the crunch in it.

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