These side dishes for fried chicken is what you need to elevate your chicken dinner. With a mix of popular sides like potatoes, rice dishes and greens you are sure to find something you’ll enjoy with your meal of fried chicken.
This mouthwatering round up of sides offer the perfect accompaniments to our favorite protein. From tangy coleslaw to golden mac and cheese, potato salads and lots more. This blend of flavors will definitely give you a satisfying dinner
This is a round up post of the best side dishes for fried chicken! What this means is that the first thing to do is to glance through this article to see the recipes then click on the ‘get recipe’ button to take you to the recipe you want to make.
Why you need these chicken sides.
Fried chicken is a popular meal in the south and across the states and in the world, so many times we either eat chicken and potatoes, chicken and mashed potatoes or just chicken and fries but there are more sides to go with fried chicken than those.
If you’ve ever asked yourself what to serve with fried chicken or what goes with fried chicken then you are in the right place. These side dishes aim to provide you with a variety of great good options to make your fried chicken even more enjoyable.
The best side dishes for fried chicken
We’ll start with Pasta side dishes for fried chicken then move to potato sides then vegetables and we’ll even share some air fryer sides that you can make. Enjoy.
Pasta sides that go with fried chicken
You can never go wrong with air fryer Mac and cheese or traditional Mac and cheese. When it comes to serving fried chicken with comfort food in mind, look no further than pasta recipes.
Chicken spaghetti bolognese
Pink sauce pasta
Air fryer Mac and cheese
Classic Mac and cheese
Fries, baked potatoes, mashed potatoes are all sides that go with fried chicken
Air fryer red potatoes
Air fryer potato slices
Air fryer potatoes and onions
Air fryer curly fries
Air fryer Baked potatoes
Frozen sweet potato fries
Vegetable sides for fried chicken
If you are looking for healthy sides to serve with your fried chicken dinner then these vegetables are for you. From Brussels sprouts and air fryer mushrooms to air fryer roasted vegetables, there’s something for everyone.
Cauliflower mashed potatoes
Air fryer mushrooms
Air fryer green beans and mushrooms
Air fryer beets
Mexican Cauliflower rice
Air fryer green beans and mushrooms
Rice sides to serve with fried chicken
Rice dishes are another favorite with chicken! You love the flavors of Jollof rice, fried rice and lots more when served with fried rice.
African fried rice
Party Jollof rice
Air fryer Panda express fried rice (copycat)
Vegan Jollof rice
Rice and beans
Salads are amazing sides for fried chicken! You can shred your fried chicken and use it for a Cobb salad instead of the chicken breasts. Here are some of our favorites.
Healthy Cobb salad
Asian side salad
Stone fruit tomato and cucumber salad
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