Applebee's adds three Weight Watchers items

by Eric Schroeder
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LENEXA, KAS. — Applebee’s has added three new Weight Watchers-endorsed items to its menu, bringing the total number of Weight Watchers items to five.

The three new menu items are:

  • Chipotle Lime Chicken — Grilled chicken breast topped with spicy chipotle lime salsa, served with Southwest rice, black bean and corn slaw and cilantro-tossed Applebee’s citrus vinaigrette. The chicken has a Weight Watchers PointsPlus value of 13.
  • Steak & Potato Salad — Fresh spinach, red peppers and onions, tomatoes and fresh basil tossed in a Dijon vinaigrette, then topped with hard-boiled eggs and grilled sirloin steak, sliced and served over herb-steamed potatoes. The salad has a Weight Watchers PointsPlus value of 8.
  • Spicy Pineapple Glazed Shrimp & Spinach — Two pineapple glazed skewers of grilled shrimp on white rice, served with spinach salad with black bean and corn salsa and diced cucumbers. The item has a Weight Watchers PointsPlus value of 8.

The other two Weight Watchers items on the menu are Paradise Chicken Salad and Cajun Lime Tilapia.

"Guests want smarter choices that also taste great and are satisfying," said Mike Archer, president of Applebee’s Services, Inc. "These three new Weight Watchers meals deliver on all those expectations." 

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