TSR Version of Applebee's Oriental Chicken Salad by Todd Wilbur

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 8 mins

This recipe is from www.TopSecretRecipes.com. This actually tastes like the salad from applebees. It is a bit of work, but worth every second!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oil in deep fryer or deep pan over medium heat.
  2. You want the temperature of the oil to be around 350 degrees.
  3. Blend together all ingredients for dressing in a small bowl with an electric mixer.
  4. Put dressing in refrigerator to chill while you prepare the salad.
  5. In a small, shallow bowl beat egg, add milk, and mix well.
  6. In another bowl, combine flour with corn flake crumbs, salt and pepper.
  7. Cut chicken breast into 4 or 5 long strips.
  8. Dip each strip of chicken first into egg mixture then into the flour mixture, coating each piece completely.
  9. Fry each chicken finger for 5 minutes or until coating has darkened to brown.
  10. Prepare salad by tossing the chopped romaine with the chopped red cabbage, Napa cabbage, and carrots.
  11. Sprinkle sliced green onion on top of the lettuce.
  12. Sprinkle almonds over the salad, then the chow mein noodles.
  13. Cut the chicken into small bite-size chunks.
  14. Place the chicken onto the salad forming a pile in the middle.
  15. Serve with salad dressing drizzled over it or on the side.


Most Helpful

Fabulous! I love this Applebees salad. I do it the easy way and buy a tub of mixed salad greens and also use pre-cooked chicken from the grocery store. I like rice noodles better than chow mein noodles because I think they have a better texture. They are usually sold right next to the chow mein noodles in the grocery.

Donna M. April 20, 2012

I'm putting together this salad later today but just made the dressing. All I can say is WOW! So great! Tastes EXACTLY like the dressing they use on it at Applebee's.

armygirl2010 September 20, 2010

The dressing is spot on the salad from Applebee's!

lisavalko October 23, 2009

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