The 10 Healthiest Menu Items At Applebee s

Contains great veggies for fiber and grilled chicken for protein. Can be made low-carb by skipping toppings like wonton crisps or croutons.

Best Salad: Tuscan Chicken Salad

Mixed greens, rice, guacamole, and pico de gallo with low-cal shrimp, providing a balanced meal of fat, carbs, protein, and fiber. Can be made lighter by removing fried wonton strips.

Best Bowl: Tex Mex Shrimp Bowl

A delicious cruciferous veggie packed with nutrients and fiber, seasoned with whipped butter for added flavor. Ideal as a side dish to complement an entree lacking in veggies.

Best Side: Steamed Broccoli

A portion-sized, super sweet dessert to satisfy sugar cravings, recommended by Holtzer for its taste and size.

Best Dessert: Brownie Bite

Well-portioned and delicious chicken wonton tacos with lean protein from chicken breast and fiber from veggie slaw, approved by dietitians.

Best Appetizer: Chicken Wonton Tacos

Provides an excellent source of lean protein, complemented by fiber and micronutrients from steamed broccoli, offering a balanced meal.

Best Chicken: Grilled Chicken Breast

Flavorful treat with high protein and omega-3 fatty acids, denoting healthy fats, and prepared without being fried in oil.

Best Fish: Blackened Cajun Salmon

A protein-rich entree option with steamed broccoli providing fiber and micronutrients, and mashed potatoes offering starch.

Best Meat Dish: 6 oz. Top Sirloin

A great option for kids and adults alike, providing lean protein, fat from cheese, and a significant amount of carbs from the tortilla.

Best Kid s Menu Item: Kid s Chicken Quesadilla

A refreshing, sugar-free option that avoids artificial dyes and sweeteners, making it a perfect alternative to water.

Best Beverage: Brewed Iced Tea