Applebees Recipes Will Make You Famous!

I say Applebee's Recipes will make you famous because I feel like that's kind of what they've done for me. If nothing else, I'm certainly more appreciated for my cooking than I've ever been!

Here's an example of just one Applebees Recipe that's got a few of my neighbors ranting …

Applebee's Tequila Lime Chicken – The Ingredients :

  • Two 5 oz. chicken breasts
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1 cup tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup Mexi-ranch dressing (see recipe below)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar jack cheese

Is your mouth starting to water yet? If not, stay tuned …

Applebee's Tequila Lime Chicken – The Process :

  1. Pour lime juice and tequila into a sealable plastic bag.
  2. Place chicken in bag and chill. Marinate overnight.
  3. When you're ready to cook, set your oven to broil.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade and grill over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  5. During the grilling, prepare Mexi-ranch dressing by combining 2 tbsp. salsa and 6 tbsp. ranch dressing.
  6. Scatter tortilla chips on two oven-safe plates.
  7. Place your chicken on top of the chips.
  8. Pour Mexi-ranch dressing over chicken, then cover with shredded cheese.
  9. Place plates under broiler until cheese is completely melted.
  10. Remove from oven … CAREFULLY! ¡Los platos estan muy caliente! (They're freakin 'HOT!)
  11. Enjoy with pico de gallo and Mexican style rice.

Aha! Now you're mouth is watering! And so will be the mouth (s) of ANYONE you serve this dish to. It'll make ya famous!

This recipe is obviously meant to serve two. Of course, you can alter the quantities accordingly to accommodate whatever number of guests you're entertaining.

By the way, what are your plans for the rest of that bottle of tequila? (Provided you did not decide to marinate yourself along with the chicken last night!) Wanna make an Applebee's Perfect Margarita?

I thought you might!

Applebee's Perfect Margarita – The Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 oz. Cuervo 1800 Reposado tequila (great choice for your chicken, too!)
  • 3/4 oz. Cointreau
  • 3/4 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 1 oz. Rose's lime juice
  • 3 oz. sweet & sour mix

Applebee's Perfect Margarita – The Process:

  1. Shake all ingredients over ice.
  2. Strain into an ice-filled glass with an optional salted rim.
  3. Garnish with a fresh lime wedge.
  4. Drink responsibly!

I've got a good feelin 'about you. You're gonna make the big time with these two incredible recipes. Please, all I ask is that you do not forget us little people, okay?

Have a blast and thanks for reading!