Applebee’s Wonton Tacos Recipe Knock Off

9:12 AM

So, we went to Applebee’s about six months ago and had some wonton tacos that were fabulous. I tried to find a recipe that would recreate them, but was not really able to do I took a stab at it myself. It was not a perfect match since I think the use their own specially blended Asian vinaigrette, but mine is a quick and simple alternative and they really were yummy!


2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into small 1 inch pieces.
Stir Fry Sauce (I used Kikkoman Stir-Fry Sauce)
Coleslaw vegetable mix.
Wonton wrappers (sold in the produce department)
Olive Oil
Fresh Cilantro


1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Meanwhile, place the chicken pieces into a skillet and cook over medium heat until cooked through.

2. Add in a few tablespoons of stir-fry sauce to the cooked chicken and simmer on low for several minutes.

3. Coat both sides of each wonton wrapper and place over the end of a wide edged oven safe pan. I did the first batch of wontons on my broiler pan and I should have stuck with it because the casserole dish I switched to did not have wide enough sides and the second and third batches of wonton wrappers can out a little thin. Place wonton wrappers in the oven for 5 minutes or until light brown and crispy. These do not really burn to a black color, so if they are dark brown they have probably burned.

4. Add some of the bagged coleslaw vegetable mix to the chicken mixture along with about a 1/4 cup of stir-fry sauce and simmer on low. You can add more or less vegetables and more or less sauce as you see fit.

5. Remove the wonton wrappers from the oven. The should be light brown and crispy all over. They should easily lift off the side of the pan. Let them cool on a plate for a few minutes.

6. Fill each wonton wrapper with a bit of the chicken mix and top with fresh cilantro.

We served ours with sugar snap peas and rice flavored with chicken stock, but you can serve it with whatever you wish!

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  1. Now aren't you just the clever little chef! This is so easy! I bet my kids would go nuts over this! Thanks for the recipe! ;D

  2. That looks so yummy! I'm going to print it and eat the paper!

  3. That looks so good!! I ended up here by stumbling. LOL *heart* ya!

  4. I know this is old but GENIUS!! Thanks

  5. Your idea of doing the wonton wrappers over the side of a pan is genius! Thanks!



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