updated - April 24, 2014 Thursday EDT
The franchise restaurant chain now has a roma pepper steak, and cedar salmon the press release reported.
The steak is grilled, weighs 7 oz., and has pieces of Roma pepper relish. It's accompanied by a portobello mushroom, that has a white wine artichoke cheese spread, and red potatoes the press release reported.
The salmon has artichoke sauce, mixed vegetables, and potatoes with herbs the press release reported. The fish also has a cedar seasoning. Both dishes are part of the franchise's Unbelievably Great Tasting and Under 550 Calories menu the release said.
The company is promoting the new additions via the #BeeFamous hashtag.
"Applebee's has millions of fans in social media. If you're one of them, you know we love to interact," Mike Archer, president of Applebee's said in the statement. "#BeeFamous is about capturing the spirit of that first bite of our Unbelievably Great Tasting and Under 550 Calories Menu items. You won't believe something that good has so few calories. "We're always looking for ways to break the mold and engage with fans. The integration of social media and broadcast marketing is something we've never done before. It's exciting to put the spotlight on the fans who show us love every day."
The menu also has creamy parmesean chicken, napa chicken and portobellos, lemon parmesean shrimp, zesty roma chicken and shrimp, and signature sirloin with garlic herb shrimp.
The parmesan chicken comes with steamed spinach, and mushroom, and onion rice pilaf for $16.99 according to information on Applebee's website.
The napa chicken and portobellos dish has a red wine sauce, parmesan cheese, and comes with zucchini, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, red onions, and red potatoes for $13.99 the website reported.
The lemon parmesean shrimp comes with tomatoes, onions, and basil the website said. There is also rice, and lemon parmesan cream sauce.
Applebee's zesty roma chicken and shrimp has red potatoes, zucchini, red onions, Roma tomatoes, basil and peppers, and tomato sauce the website said.
The signature sirloin has herbed potatoes, vegetables, bruschetta and almonds.
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