30 Side Dishes to Serve with Fried Chicken
These side dishes for fried chicken are the perfect complement to everyone's favorite crispy, crunchy main. We've got recipes that will transform tired sides into fresh additions to your dinner plate.
When you’re cooking homemade fried chicken, you know it’s going to be a star. (Explore KFC’s fried chicken recipe). But a good supporting cast of sides ensures a truly memorable meal. The best fried chicken sides either complement the savory richness, or offer a contrast. Buttery biscuits, for example, offer a savory match to the chicken, while tangy coleslaw surprises taste buds, bringing bright notes to the richly coated meat.
In the summer, fresh vegetables are a simple and satisfying side option: from corn to cucumbers. In the winter (yes, you can make fried chicken in the winter!), embrace the cozy with potatoes and squash.