A delicious stack of fresh waffles and crispy fried chicken drizzled with maple syrup deserves the perfect side dish! Whether you are serving chicken and waffles as the main course for brunch or dinner this list of easy side dish recipes is sure to have something everyone will enjoy.
If you are a huge fan of chicken and waffles this is your sign to make it again soon. This list of perfect side dishes for chicken and waffles includes fresh fruit and salads as well as delicious comfort food recipes like cornbread and mac and cheese.
What is Chicken and Waffles?
Chicken and Waffles is a classic southern dish. Fresh fluffy waffles made in a waffle iron are topped with southern fried chicken pieces. The chicken can be chicken breasts, chicken tenders, or other chicken pieces such as chicken wings.
This waffle recipe includes directions for belgian waffles. Also, this chicken recipe includes directions buttermilk brined and breaded fried chicken.
How Should I Store and Reheat Leftover Chicken and Waffles?
To start, make sure the leftovers are completely cool. Then, use a separate airtight container for each. Put waffles in one and chicken in another. To reheat, the waffles should be heated in a toaster to make sure they are crispy. Also, the best way to reheat the chicken is in the oven at 350 degrees until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
While both the chicken and waffles can absolutely be heated in the microwave, using the toaster and oven will ensure that you have crispy waffles and crispy chicken.
This Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad is the side dish you didn't know you needed! It is a delicious combination of warm brussels sprouts, garlicky caesar dressing, salty parmesan cheese and fresh ground black pepper.
This creamy homemade macaroni and cheese is the perfect match for chicken and waffles. The best part is it is easy to make and ready in less than 30 minutes. Make this recipe with regular macaroni or any pasta shape you prefer.
This Cucumber Tomato and Onion Salad is super fast salad to put together. It is very refreshing and only requires a few ingredients! This recipe is the perfect way to use up all of the fresh summer produce.
This Gluten Free Dairy Free Corn Casserole is a delicious side dish. It is easy to make, creamy, sweet and also makes for great leftovers! This gluten and dairy free version tastes just like the original.
These Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Parmesan are an impressive but easy and delicious side dish to make! They are salty, crunchy and cheesy. If you love Brussels sprouts you are sure to love this recipe.
These Baked Zucchini Chips are lighter than fried zucchini but still as delicious! They are breaded and baked until your desired crispiness and color. Serve them as an appetizer, snack or as a side to your main dish.
Need to use up ripe peaches? This 5-minutes Burrata Peach Salad is the way to go! Mixed greens topped with fresh peaches, basil, burrata, and a simple balsamic glaze create this light and fresh salad recipe.
Best Potato Salad with Bacon boasts bold and zesty flavor in a creamy dill and chive dressing that is just begging to be a star at your next gathering. This side dish is great for either brunch or dinner.
Honey Roasted Tomatoes are a fun spin on traditional roasted tomatoes, and they make for a tasty summertime side dish. They're drizzled with olive oil and honey, then roasted with onions until they're soft and paired with fresh mozzarella cheese.
This 4 ingredient apple cucumber salad is such an easy and flavorful salad that can be thrown together in just 5 minutes. It's great with lots of dishes, but will be perfect with sweet and savory chicken and waffles.
Southern grits are a staple south of the Mason Dixon line and they're delicious. Garlic cheese grits are even better. This corn grits recipe takes a little longer than plain corn grits, to allow the additional liquids to absorb. Garnish with additional cheese and hot sauce.
Berry Salad with Cherries, Blueberries and Grapes is very simple to make, and it goes great with chicken and waffles! All you need are just a few ingredients to make this simple and colorful side dish.
This simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Asparagus recipe is a healthy, delicious side dish that's full of lightly sweet, deeply browned flavor. These roasted vegetables are a perfect light side for chicken and waffles!
Sautéed sweet potatoes are an easy, versatile addition to any breakfast, lunch, or dinner, particularly chicken and waffles! This sweet and savory side is simply seasoned with salt, garlic powder, and cayenne for just a hint of heat.
These air fryer frozen onion rings make a quick and easy side dish or appetizer that is ready in under 10 minutes. Crispy and golden onion rings that taste like they were deep fried without the calories.
These crock pot mashed potatoes are diced Russet potatoes that are simmered in the slow cooker, then mashed with butter and cream cheese for a decadent and delicious side dish. Making mashed potatoes in the slow cooker is so easy, you’ll never use the stove top method again!
This cold Watermelon Beet Salad with a homemade Creamy Lemon Dressing is super refreshing and perfect for summer! Sweet and juicy watermelon, earthy beets, toasted walnuts, and Manchego cheese makes the perfect combo.
This butter lettuce salad has tender butter lettuce, mandarin oranges, strawberries, and creamy avocado. Drizzle some balsamic vinaigrette dressing over it and top with crunchy, toasted almonds, and you’ve made yourself a delicious and refreshing salad to go with your chicken and waffles!
Golden potatoes are drizzled with olive oil and garlic and baked until crispy and then topped with gouda and warmed until the cheese is warm and melted. Gouda Smashed Potatoes are the perfect holiday side dish that will impress your guests.
Lemon Arugula Salad with Pine Nuts is a quick and easy salad that is peppery, sweet and satisfying. Arugula is tossed with cherry tomatoes, toasted pine nuts and parmesan cheese and finished off with a lemony, olive oil dressing.
This corn and black bean salad is a perfect companion for any main course. Nothing beats the smoky, grilled flavor of corn and zucchini mixed with the heartiness of black beans and finally topped with luxurious feta.
This Old Fashioned Fruit Salad is easy to make and the crushed pineapple makes it unique, while the honey lime dressing elevates it to a whole other level of deliciousness! This classic fruit salad is made with strawberries, pears, grapes, kiwi, oranges, cantaloupe, with fresh or canned peached and makes a great side brunch or breakfast fruit salad!
This family favorite Southern Grape Salad requires only 10 minutes of prep and a few ingredients to whip up! It is creamy, crunchy and a great side dish that doubles as dessert for Potlucks, BBQ, meal trains and summer evenings.
Classic homemade mac and cheese is given a modern update when macaroni is mixed with tender chicken, spicy buffalo hot sauce and two kinds of cheese for a creamy, savory Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese.
Veggie kabobs are a great way to add more veg to your next barbecue party. The flavors and the colors will make your meal feel like a real celebration! Serve next to grilled meat, fish, or your favorite summer salad!
Lyonnaise potatoes are a classic French side dish made simply with golden seared potatoes, lots of buttery onions and a sprinkle of fresh parsley! It's a simple, rustic comfort food that is perfect to pair with brunch.
The pumpkin rice recipe is a healthy and delicious vegetarian delight loaded with the full nutrition of pumpkin and a rich flavour of coconut. The pumpkin rice is prepared using herbs and spices that perfectly blend the sweet taste of pumpkin.
One of the best-ever healthy crispy frozen roasted potatoes in air fryer recipe comes out only in 20 minutes with no peeling and chopping, literally without any prep!
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