Applebee's Applewood Chicken Copycat Recipe
1 cup flour
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 (8-ounce) double lobe chicken breast
3 tablespoons salad oil
3 ounces diced red apples
2 ounces chopped pecans
3 ounces honey
1 ounce clarified butter
10 ounces apple jack brandy
Place flour in a shallow dish and season with salt and
pepper. Dust chicken in seasoned flour. Heat oil in skillet.
Add chicken and cook until cooked through and the juices run clear. Drain off
excess oil. Add apples, pecans, brandy, honey, and butter to skillet. Cook until
apples are tender and the sauce is reduced. Pour sauce over chicken
Applebee's International, Inc. is the leader in the casual dining segment of the United States restaurant marketplace. The company franchises and operates more than 1,100 restaurants under the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar name, about a quarter of which it owns. The eateries offer moderately priced, high-quality food and drink for all ages in a friendly, informal atmosphere. Applebee's is continuing to expand, with 1,800 outlets the company's stated goal. A smaller restaurant format has been designed for areas with populations under 25,000, to facilitate penetration of previously untapped markets.