Applebee's Low-Fat Blackened Chicken Salad

READY IN: 4hrs 30mins




  • Make salad dressing by mixing ingredients in a small bowl by hand. Store in a covered container in the fridge until salad is ready.
  • Combine water, lime juice, soy sauce, and Worcestershire in a medium bowl and stir.
  • Add the chicken to lime juice mixture. Cover bowl and keep in the fridge overnight or for at least a few hours.
  • Combine spices for the spice blend in a small bowl.
  • Sprinkle a teaspoon over one side of the chicken breasts, cover the entire surface with spice.
  • Melt butter in a hot pan.
  • sear chicken breasts for 2-3 minutes.
  • While first side is cooking, sprinkle another teaspoon of spice blend over the top of each breast.
  • Flip over and sear for another 2-3 minutes. Surface of the chicken should be charred and black.
  • Finish chicken off on your grill or broiler by cooking both sides for 2-3 minutes or until done.
  • While chicken is cooking, prepare salads by putting lettuce into two large bowls.
  • Add cabbage and carrots.
  • Mix the cheeses together and top the salads with the cheeses and half of hard-boiled egg.
  • Sprinkle diced tomato on each salad.
  • Slice the chicken breasts into 1/2-inch slices.
  • Spread chicken over salad and serve with dressing on side.