17 Best Sides for Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is one of the best comfort foods you can make, with a flavorful, crispy coating and juicy, meaty chicken underneath.

fried chicken with sides like mashed potatoes nad biscuits

I could eat ten pieces of fried chicken without anything else, but why would I want to do that when there are so many tasty side dishes that go well with fried chicken?

Fried chicken sides always hit the spot, but sometimes, it’s hard to decide on the perfect side.

I rounded up 17 of my favorite fried chicken sides to inspire you! If you are stumped on what to serve with fried chicken, you’ve come to the right place.

What To Serve with Fried Chicken

fried chicken with sides like mashed potatoes nad biscuits

Not sure what to serve with fried chicken? Check out our favorite fried chicken side dishes to complete your meal and add plenty of flavor.

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


    1. Choose your favorite recipe.
    2. Gather the necessary ingredients.
    3. Prep and cook your recipe.
    4. Enjoy!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin is an editor and food writer who loves traveling and trying new foods and fun cocktails. Erin has been writing and editing professionally for 5 years since graduating from Temple University, and has been on the Restaurant Clicks team for 3 years. She has a long background working in the restaurant industry, and is an avid home chef and baker. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.