Ruby Tuesday, Inc. is a leading company in the bar-and-grill category of the U.S. casual dining restaurant industry. From its original location in Knoxville, Tennessee, the Ruby Tuesday chain has grown to more than 700 units in about 40 states primarily in the Southeast, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest. Nearly 500 of the outlets are company owned with the remainder being franchised. Entrees, ranging in price from $6.49 to $16.99, include ribs, chicken, steak, seafood, pasta, burgers, and sandwiches, and the menu also features soups, a salad bar, and desserts. The restaurants also offer food for carry-out via the company's "curb-side to-go" initiative. Ruby Tuesday's relatively small but expanding international operations include about three dozen franchised restaurants in about a dozen countries.
Chicken Fajita Salad
CHICKEN FAJITA SALAD
Ruby Tuesday Copycat Recipe
4 (12-inch) burrito-size tortillas
4 (6 oz) boneless skinless chicken breast halves
4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound iceberg lettuce , cut into 1" slices
6 ounces romaine lettuce cut, into 1" sliced
1 cup carrots, coarsely shredded
1/4 cup red cabbage , sliced
1/2 cup monterey jack cheese , coarsely shredded
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, coarsely shredded
1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
2 cups tomato, diced
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 2 Tortilla/Taco Shell Molds or medium ovenproof bowls. Press tortilla into each pan, making sure the tortilla follows the shape of the pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until golden. Let cool in pans 5 minutes. Carefully remove tortilla shells and cool on wire rack. Repeat with remaining 2 tortillas.
Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with Cajun seasoning. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook 7 minutes per side, until cooked through.
Toss the lettuces, carrots and cabbage in a large bowl. Toss cheeses in another bowl. Fill each tortilla shell with 3 cups packed lettuce mixture, top with 2 tablespoons dressing, 1/4-cup cheese, 1/2-cup tomatoes and 1 chicken breast, sliced. Pass remaining dressing.