8 Copycat Recipes You’ll Want To Make Forever

Copycat Applebee's Tequila Lime Chicken

These chicken breasts get marinated in a zesty mixture of chili powder, lime juice, garlic, and, of course, tequila. Then they're served over spiced rice and topped with pico de gallo, avocado, and tortilla strips.

Copycat P.F. Chang's Mongolian Beef

The key to this recipe is the five-ingredient sauce made with soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and vegetable oil. Serve it over rice with a healthy sprinkle of scallions for good measure. This homemade version of the popular dish

Copycat Outback Steakhouse Bloomin' Onion

You don't need a ton of fancy ingredients to make this signature dish. You'll need a Vidalia onion, eggs, milk, and a handful of spices. This version gets a twist, cooked in the air fryer instead of fried in oil.

Copycat Applebee's Queso Blanco

This one-pot recipe features half-and-half, two types of cheese, jalapeño peppers, onion, chopped tomato, and cilantro. Serve it with anything from tortilla chips to crudités. The creamy, cheesy dip is perfect for parties or as a snack

Copycat P.F. Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Bibb or romaine lettuce gets filled with a mixture of ground chicken, water chestnuts, mushrooms, and scallions tossed in a homemade hoisin-soy sauce. If you don't have ground chicken, try making these wraps with pork, beef, shrimp

Copycat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana

There's nothing too difficult about whipping up this hearty Tuscan-inspired soup — made with Italian sausage, potatoes, chicken broth, cream, and kale — at home. This comforting soup is a favorite for its rich, savory flavors and satisfying ingredients.

Copycat Panera Bread Mac 'n' Cheese

This super-luscious mac 'n' cheese is cooked entirely on the stovetop, so it's quick and simple. Don't overlook the hot sauce and Dijon mustard, two ingredients you probably wouldn't think to put in your mac.

Copycat Outback Steakhouse Coconut Shrimp

Start with frozen shrimp; coat them with a mixture of flour, cornstarch, and shredded coconut; fry them in oil; and serve with an easy, four-ingredient dipping sauce made with hot sauce, orange marmalade, Dijon mustard, and honey.