Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. is a casual dining restaurant chain with a menu featuring a variety of burger sandwiches made with beef, chicken, fish, turkey, pot roast, and vegetarian substitutes. Red Robin owns and operates 100 restaurants scattered across 13 states. The company also franchises its concept, maintaining licensing agreements with 98 additional restaurants located in 17 states and in Canada. With a per person average check of $10, Red Robin relies heavily on the sales of its gourmet burgers, which account for 44 percent of the company's food sales. Aside from gourmet burgers, the Red Robin menu includes salads, soups, appetizers, and other entrees such as rice bowls and pasta.
Southwest Chicken Salad
SOUTHWEST CHICKEN SALAD
Red Robin Copycat Recipe
1 bag salad greens
2 chicken breasts
4 tablespoons finely diced red onions
1/4 cup red bell peppers diced
1/4 cup green bell peppers diced
1/4 cup black beans rinsed and drained
1 package Grill Mates Chipotle Pepper Marinade
20 sliced jar jalapenos (pickled)
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup crunchy tortilla strips
Hidden Valley Spicy Ranch
1 large avocado (don't cut until the salad is ready to serve)
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 cup water plus more for jalapeno coins batter
1/2 cup oil for frying
3 tablespoons oil for chicken marinade
1 large zip lock bag
Jalapeno coins: Place 1/2 cup flour in a shallow bowl. Add paprika, Add enough water to make a batter (slightly thinner than pancake batter). Place oil in a shallow pan...heat (medium). Throw all of the jalapenos in the batter and carefully place them in the oil...fry until golden brown (making sure you flip them after about 2 minutes). Put the fried 'coins' on paper towels to absorb the oil. Set aside.
Chicken: Add Grill Mates chipotle pepper marinade, 1/4 cup water and 3 tablespoons oil in a zip lock bag. Place 2 chicken breasts in the bag and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours. After 3 hours either grill the chicken. Once cooked, put chicken breasts in foil and let 'sit for about 15 minutes. Cube chicken after 15 minutes.
Salad: In a large bowl add peppers, onions, black beans, cheese, tortilla strips, salad bag and ranch dressing. Toss everything together.
Serving: Place tossed salad on a plate (divide equally not 2 or 3 plates). Add chicken. top with avocado. place jalapeno coins around the plate