Chicken and Dumplings are a warm and comforting meal loaded with chicken, veggies, creamy gravy, and, of course, dumplings!
This rich southern classic dish checks all the boxes when it comes to a meal that’s yummy and satisfying. But knowing what to serve with chicken and dumplings can be a bit tricky.
After all – chicken and dumplings are savory, flavorful and the dish includes a bit of everything, making the possibilities pretty endless.
So, I’ve recruited the help of some food blogger friends to provide a great list of sides and recipes that are perfect to serve with chicken and dumplings.
Trust me, you are going to love these 30 tasty sides that go with chicken and dumplings. I’m drooling just thinking about them…
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1. Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli
Healthy and easy Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli comes out perfect everytime. It’s the perfect side dish to have with chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from The Sort Order Cook.
2. Crispy Asparagus Fries
Easy baked asparagus fries are perfect for picky eaters and a fun way to add more vegetables to your diet.
Click here to get the recipe from Dancing Through the Rain.
3. Orange Cranberry Sauce
Not sure what to serve with chicken and dumplings? Try something a little sweet to balance out the savory. This Orange Cranberry Sauce only has four ingredients and is super easy to make.
Click here to get the recipe from Wholesome Family Living.
4. Roasted Parmesan Green Beans
Roasted Parmesan Green Beans uses fresh green beans and makes for a perfect appetizer or side dish that pairs well with just about any dish.
Click here to get the recipe from Saving Talents.
5. Red Wine Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts
Think you’re not a fan of Brussels sprouts? Could be because you’ve never had them prepared like this. These pan fried Brussels sprouts are perfect for serving with chicken and dumplings or any main dish meal.
Click here to get the recipe from Feast Local.
6. Fried Cabbage with Bacon
Tender cabbage and savory bacon come together in a flavorful Southern side dish that goes with just about any meal.
Click here to get the recipe from Flavor Mosaic.
7. Garbanzo Bean Salad
This easy garbanzo bean salad is made with chickpeas, cucumbers, and more. A terrific side dish salad for dinner or lunch.
Click here to get the recipe from This Mama Cooks.
8. Air Fryer Carrots
These air fryer carrots are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside! They’re easy, healthy and so flavorful!
Click here to get the recipe from Organically Addison.
9. Roasted Rainbow Beet and Kale Salad with Maple Nuts
This gorgeous salad is full of flavor and crunch. It’s the perfect salad if you are looking for what goes with chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from Couple of Seeds.
10. Creamy Coleslaw without Mayo
This creamy and fruity coleslaw is made without mayo but is full of flavor. In addition to cabbage this slaw is loaded with cruncy carrots and juicy apples.
Click here to get the recipe from A Mummy Too.
11. Spicy Roasted Cauliflower
Cauliflower florets are well seasoned and roasted until they are tender on the inside and crispy on the edges. This tasty side dish can be served with chicken and dumplings or your favorite meal.
Click here to get the recipe from Healthy Life Trainer.
12. Mandarine Orange and Blueberry Salad
Combine fresh bluberries and mandarine oranges for this easy 10-minutes salad that goes great with chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from Platter Talk.
13. Roasted Mini Potatoes
These roasted mini potatoes are quick and easy to throw together and goes well with chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from Aussie Home Cook.
14. Apple Cranberry Salad
This Apple cranberry salad is fresh, bright, and a perfect light side for chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from Eating Richly.
15. Roasted Vegetable Salad
This easy recipe for oven roasted vegetable salad is packed with flavor and nutrients. It’s perfect for serving with chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from Trendgredient.
16. Roasted Honey and Mustard PArsnips
These sweet and tangy oven roasted parsnips are sure to tickle your tastebuds. They make for the perfect side dish for chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from Bite on the Side.
17. Stovetop Creamed Corn
Creamed Corn is a delicious blend of corn kernels and milk, simmered on the stovetop to make a creamy, slightly sweet, classic corn side dish that pairs well with southern staples like chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from Home Made Interest.
18. Blistered GReen Beans
Although they’re the ultimate in simplicity, they don’t taste simple at all. You’ll be surprised how complex and delicious they are, with deep, caramelized flavors thanks to the magic of oven-roasting!
Click here to get the recipe from Two Healthy Kitchens.
19. Asparagus Radish Salad
Light and crisp asparagus radish salad with honey-mustard dressing is a quintessence of spring. Blanched asparagus paired with crunchy radishes, creamy avocado, chewy baby spinach, tart chives and creamy honey-mustard dressing for a perfect spring salad that everyone will love!
Click here to get the recipe from Happy Kitchen.
20. Garlic Butter Instant Pot Potatoes
Fork tender potatoes, in a creamy garlic butter sauce all complete with a simple seasoning from your store cupboard is the ideal chicken and dumplings side dish.
Click here to get the recipe from Budget Delicious.
21. Crisp Apple Fenel Salad
Delicious fresh and hearty apple fennel salad goes perfectly with chicken and dumplings. The bright apple cider and grainy mustard dressing is perfect with this cool weather dish.
Click here to get the recipe from Sabrina Currie.
22. Broccoli, Bacon and Cashew Salad
Tender broccoli combines with crispy bacon, roasted cashew nuts and dried cranberries. A tangy, creamy dressing coats all the ingredients. This Broccoli, Bacon and Cashew Salad is delicious, and an ideal side dish to have with chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from It’s Not Complicated.
23. Spinach Salad
Spinach Salad with eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers, sesame seeds and an easy healthy salad dressing is the perfect side dish to go with chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from iFoodReal.
24. Southern Corn Pudding
Nothing tastes like Granny’s cooking as much as Southern Corn Pudding. It’s an old fashioned recipe that features fresh corn, heavy cream, butter and eggs.
Click here to get the recipe from Quiche My Grits.
25. Brussels Sprouts with Dijon Cider Dressing
Pan-frying or oven-roasting Brussels sprouts takes away a lot of their bitter flavor. Pairing the sprouts with this creamy Dijon cider dressing is a match made in heaven.
Click here to get the recipe from Peace Love and Low Carb.
26. Roasted Carrots with Turmeric & Cumin
Warm, tender and comforting these spicy roasted carrots are the perfect side dish that goes well with chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from Mae’s Menu.
27. Summer Butter Bean Salad
This southern butter bean side dish is perfect for serving along side chicken and dumplings.
Click here to get the recipe from The Roots of Home.
28. Garbanzo Bean Salad
It’s super easy to make this lovely chickpea salad and it goes well with all of your favorite dinners.
Click here to get the recipe from This Mama Cooks.
29. Broccoli Salad
Broccoli salad is one of those tried and true recipes you find at just about every barbecue, potluck or served along side your favorite southern style main dish.
Click here to get the recipe from Amanda’s Cookin.
30. Fried Radishes
If you’ve never had fried radishes before, sauteed radishes will taste like a treat! Sauteed in butter and simply seasoned with salt and pepper, this easy recipe tastes great and makes the perfect side dish to just about any main dish.
Click here to get the recipe from Wholesome Yum.
We hope you’ve gotten some great ideas about what goes well with chicken and dumplings!
Which side dish will you make first?