The Best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

In this article you’ll find the 20 best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken!

Along with the chicken sides, we’ve included 25 healthy chicken recipes as well. So you can revamp your weekly menu and try something new anytime.

Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

Each of the side dishes that go with chicken will come with a photo and a recipe card. Click on either to be brought to the recipe immediately.

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You can also bypass the entire article and see the 20 easy side dishes for chicken below. All you can click on to find the healthy chicken side dish recipe.

20 Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

Before we dive into the 20 best dinner sides with chicken, we know some of you are trying to find the recipes fast.

So we’ve provided you with this list (you can click on each to find the recipe card for that chicken dinner side) right away, so you don’t have to search!

Here are the 20 Sides for Chicken You’ll Find Below:

  1. Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon
  2. Ranch Seasoned Zucchini Bites
  3. Panzanella Tomato Salad Recipe
  4. Garlic Sautéed Broccolini Recipe with Hummus
  5. Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats
  6. Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe
  7. Grilled Potatoes in Foil Packets
  8. Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts
  9. Healthy Rice Pilaf
  10. Simple Spinach Salad
  11. Acorn Squash with Garlic and Sage
  12. Sautéed Spinach with Garlic and Lemon
  13. Low Calorie Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe
  14. Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini
  15. Skillet Green Bean Recipes
  16. Low Calorie Mashed Potatoes
  17. Healthy Bruschetta Recipe
  18. Low Calorie Scalloped Potatoes
  19. Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries
  20. Corn on the Cob Recipe (5 Ways to Cook)

Below you’ll find our 5 basic chicken recipes for the oven, slow cooker, Instant pot, BBQ and the air fryer.

But you’ll also find 20 more healthy chicken recipes in with the good side dishes for chicken below. We’ve paired each of the chicken sides with a healthy chicken recipe as well!

Try These Simple (Healthy) Chicken Recipes:

  1. Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets
  2. Crockpot Smothered Chicken Breasts
  3. Instant Pot Honey Mustard Chicken Breast
  4. BBQ Ranch Chicken Skewers
  5. Air Fryer Chicken Strips

1. Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Sides with chicken can be served hot, or cold. This cold side dish is great for BBQs or for making ahead!

Many Mexican chicken take out restaurants serve this salad with grilled chicken. Any cut of chicken you like will go great with this chicken side dish. Legs, wings, thighs, but our favorite choice is grilled chicken breast.

Special Note: This Healthy Chicken Side Dish is just 115 calories, and can be made ahead!

Healthy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon The Best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

Try this pairing… cold broccoli salad and grilled chicken breasts! We’ve suppled you with both recipes here:

LOW CALORIE Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Raisins
This healthy broccoli salad with bacon is easy and yummy, and so healthy!
You can have about 2/3 cup of this broccoli salad with bacon and raisins for just 115 calories, and it can be made in under 5 minutes!
Try this low calorie bacon broccoli salad for your next BBQ or potluck, or triple the serving and take it to work for lunch!
Check out this recipe
Healthy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon
The Best Grilled Chicken Recipe (ALL CUTS)
This is the best grilled chicken recipe as it comes with directions for all cuts of chicken.
This spiced chicken recipe is easy and low in calories… it comes with a grilled chicken rub so your chicken comes out perfect and flavorful every time.
Note: the nutrition is based on a boneless, skinless chicken breast.
Check out this recipe
The Best Grilled Chicken Recipe

2. Ranch Flavored Oven Baked Zucchini

This low calorie, 3 ingredients healthy side dish for chicken is amazing!

Just be sure to follow the directions and broil them for the last few minutes to get the crispness!

Special Tip: This Chicken Dinner Side Dish is just 19 calories!

Ranch Flavored Oven Baked Zucchini The Best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

Since you’ll already have the oven on, we paired this zucchini side dish with oven baked chicken legs. Both recipes have been supplied for you:

Low Calorie Roasted Zucchini Squash (3 INGREDIENTS)
This ranch flavored oven baked zucchini recipe is just 19 calories per 1/2 cup!
The roasted zucchini squash recipe only has 3 ingredients, and can be made in less than 15 minutes (including prep time!)
Try this recipe for roasted zucchini hot out of the oven, or cool the baked zucchini and add to salads.
Check out this recipe
Ranch Flavored Oven Baked Zucchini
Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe (Baked Chicken Legs)
This Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe is low in calories and high in flavor!
Recipes with chicken drumsticks can make a healthy, inexpensive main course! And for only 162 calories for two baked chicken legs, this healthy recipe will quickly become your new favorite!
Check out this recipe
Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

3. Panzanella Tomato Salad Recipe

This make ahead sides to go with chicken is a make ahead side!

You can meal prep this yummy cold salad, and have it ready for you when you come home from work.

Special Tip: This make ahead Chicken Side Dish is just 191 calories!

Panzanella Tomato Salad Recipe The Best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

This basil salad is fantastic and a great way to use up stale bread. We like pair it with our pesto chicken… hey, it saves money to reuse ingredients like basil!

Panzanella Tomato Salad (LOW CALORIE)
This low calorie Panzanalla Tomato Salad recipe is easy and delicious.
Typically, you'd make Panzanalla with stale bread… and you can! But I have found that making a light crouton helps the bread soak up the dressing better, plus you don't have to plan ahead and buy bread just to dry it out and then soak it.
We were able to lighten up the Panzanella Salad Dressing, so you can enjoy this yummy tomato salad with basil and bread for just 190 calories!
SPECIAL NOTE: You can use any tomatoes in this recipe! Just make sure to cut them into small bites should you use larger tomatoes.
Check out this recipe
Panzanella Tomato Salad Recipe healthy
Healthy Pesto Chicken Recipe (LOW CALORIE!)
This low calorie healthy pesto chicken recipe is easy and delicious.
These chicken breasts are under 350 calories each, serve this baked pesto chicken recipe with a crisp salad or some roasted broccoli or asparagus.
Check out this recipe
Healthy Pesto Chicken Recipe

4. Garlic Sautéed Broccolini Recipe with Hummus

Broccoli is good… broccolini its better… and broccolini sautéed in garlic and dipped in hummus is heavenly!

This vegetable side dish for chicken is packed with protein and super healthy!

Special Tip: This Greek Side Dish for Chicken is just 135 calories!

Sautéed Broccolini Recipe

Try the Greek inspired easy side dish for chicken with kabobs… this way you can dip the chicken in the hummus too!

60 BEST High-Fiber Recipes for Weight Loss
Below you will find OVER 60 high-fiber recipes for weight loss and better health.
All of these high fiber foods are packed with fiber na healthy ingredients to help you feel and look great!
Special Tip: All of these high-fiber recipes come with printable recipe cards. Simply click the links to collect all the recipe cards for these 60+ high fiber recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
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Chicken Kabobs Recipe
This grilled chicken kabob recipe is low calorie and healthy.
Below you will find a marinated chicken skewers recipe, directins on how to grill chicken kabobs. Plus the best veggies for chicken kabobs.
Check out this recipe
Grilled Chicken Kabob Recipe

5. Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe

If you’re looking for veggie packed vegetable side dishes for chicken, this recipe is perfect.

Filled with yummy summer veggies, you’ll want to make these vegetable side dishes for chicken all year long. And you can! All of these ingredients are available year-round.

Special Tip: This Chicken Dinner Side Dish is just 47 calories!

Baked Stuffed Zucchini Boats The Best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

Since we have the oven on, we like to make these zucchini boats with a whole roasted chicken. It’s the ultimate impressive dinner!

Baked Zucchini Boats {47 CALORIES}
This vegetarian baked stuffed zucchini boats recipe is only 47 calories and so easy to make!
These veggie stuffed squash boats make a wonderful side dish, or healthy snack.
You can add cooked and crumbled meat to this recipe if you like. Just cook and crumble beef, turkey or chicken (or use leftover shredded chicken) and add it to the veggie mixture before filling the easy zucchini boats.
Check out this recipe
Baked Zucchini Boats
Healthy Roasted Whole Chicken Recipe
This Perfect Roasted Whole Chicken Recipe is easy to make and low in calories!
Learn how to make an oven roasted chicken. This recipe is easy, yet impressive… cooking a whole chicken made easy with this simple how to guide.
Check out this recipe
Perfect Roasted Whole Chicken Recipe

6. Cauliflower Fried Rice

When looking for what to eat with chicken, cauliflower can’t be ignored!

This cauliflower fried rice is bold and flavorful, and absolutely delicious with sesame garlic chicken (see below!!)

Special Tip: This low carb side dish for chicken is just 96 calories!

The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe The Best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

All in, this meal will take you just 15 minutes to prep, and 15 minutes of hands on cook time! You make the chicken in the morning, come home to toss together the fried rice, and dinner is done faster than ever!

15 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipes
You can make this cauliflower fried rice 5 ways… Traditional fried rice, with chicken, shrimp, pork, or vegan with tofu.
Directions for all 5 cauliflower rice recipes are included, and all can be made in just 15 minutes!
Save yourself some time, and get a bag of frozen peas and carrots, and get riced cauliflower.
Check out this recipe
The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe
HEALTHY Sesame Garlic Crockpot Chicken Thighs
This low calorie Sesame Garlic Crockpot Chicken Thighs Recipe is just 178 calories and completely amazing!
This easy crockpot chicken thighs recipe can be prepped in just a couple minutes, and you'll come home to the most perfect, low calorie slow cooker chicken thighs ever!
Check out this recipe
Sesame Garlic Crockpot Chicken Thighs Recipe

7. Grilled Potatoes in Foil Packets

If you’re grilling chicken, why not grill your potatoes too? Especially these soft and flavorful mini potatoes.

Next time you’re firing up the BBQ and need to know what to serve with chicken, try this simple foil packet side dish!

Special Tip: This healthy Chicken Side Dish on the BBQ is just 101 calories!

Grilled Potatoes in Foil Packets

This BBQ side dish is amazing with any cut of chicken, but we really love it with ranch chicken skewers!!

Healthy Grilled Potatoes in Foil Packets
These grilled potatoes in foil packets are just 101 calories, and so easy to make.
Add these potatoes on grill for easy, effortless side dishes, or to keep the house cool when you need to roast potatoes for potato salad and other dishes.
If you don't have small potatoes (New potatoes) you can use any potato in it's place. If they are larger, simply slice into large chunks (about ping pong ball sized) and continue with the foil pack grilled potatoes recipe.
Check out this recipe
Grilled Potatoes in Foil Packets
Ranch Chicken Kabobs (LOW CALORIE)
This ranch chicken skewers recipe is just 88 calories and so easy to make.
All you need is 3 ingredients to make ranch chciken kabobs, and you can make then quickly and easily.
Enjoy this ranch chicken recipe as a main course, in tacos, over salad, as an appetizer or snack… the possibilities are endless!
Check out this recipe
Ranch Chicken Skewers Recipe

8. Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts

Another impressive easy side dish with chicken is this BBQ zucchini with feta and pine nuts.

You’ll love the bold flavors, and if you’re barbecuing your chicken, it’s a great side dish to pop on the grill.

Special Tip: This grilled chicken side dish is just 81 calories!

Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts The Best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

Just in case you’re looking for an amazing chicken marinade, this one goes great with the zucchini, and also with any cut of chicken!

The Best Grilled Zucchini Recipe (Low Calorie)
This grilled zucchini recipe is just 81 calories for about 1 1/2 cups!
Topped with feta, pine nuts and parsley, this marinated grilled zucchini is easy, delicious, and impressive.
Marinated grilled zucchini slices recipe is packed full of flavor, with lots of lemon, garlic. Plus salty feta and crunchy pine nuts… You'll want to make this recipe for zucchini weekly.
Check out this recipe
Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts
The Best Grilled Chicken Marinade Recipes
In these Grilled Chicken Marinade Recipes, you will find a low calorie chicken marinade for the grill. Most marinades for chicken call for up to 1/2 cup oil… we can do better than that!
This chicken marinade for the grill only calls for 2 tablespoons, plus lots of zero calorie flavorful ingredients for grilled chicken marinade recipes.
Check out this recipe
The Best Grilled Chicken Marinade Recipes

9. Healthy Rice Pilaf

No list of what to have with chicken would be complete without a rice dish!

This low calorie, easy to make side dish is fantastic. And so easy to whip up when you’re cooking your chicken on the stove top or in the oven.

Special Tip: This healthy chicken side dish is just 142 calories!

How to Make Rice Pilaf Recipes Low Calorie Rice Pilaf Recipe

We love this rice dish with our sheet pan dinners. And the chicken breast sheet pan dinner is perfect with it!

Easy Rice Pilaf Recipe {LOW CALORIE}
Making homemade rice pilaf is easy, and it makes a great side dish. We were able to cut calories without changing the flavor, consistency, or serving size of this easy rice pilaf recipe.
Instead of browning the orzo and cooking the onion and garlic in lots of butter, we use olive oil spray. Saving 100's of calories and lots of fat.
But we still add a bit of butter at the end so you get all the buttery flavor you love, but for 1/2 the calories. You can have 1/2 cup of this low calorie rice pilaf, for just 142 calories!
Check out this recipe
How to Make Rice Pilaf Recipes Low Calorie Rice Pilaf Recipe
Healthy Chicken Breast Sheet Pan Dinner
This healthy sheet pan dinner is just 340 calories per serving (1 chicken breast and 2.5 cups of veggies) and has OVER 56 grams of protein!
This simple dinner can be made in just 30 minutes. And it's so pretty, you'll want to make it for dinner guests, and weeknights!
Try this easy sheet pan dinner this week… and get creative with your veggies! You can swap out the carrots for parsnips, the broccoli for cauliflower, and choose any color of bell pepper you like.
Check out this recipe
Rainbow Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner Recipe

10. Healthy Spinach Salad

We love to pair crispy fried chicken, with fresh and healthy salads.

The balance is perfect, and always comes together fast and easy!

Special Tip: This side salad for chicken dinner is just 157 calories!

Best Ever Spinach Salad Recipe

Healthy sides for chicken dinner always include fancy salads. And this no cook, super quick salad is amazing and delicious.

Healthy Spinach Salad {157 Calories}
This is the best ever spinach salad recipe! It's only 157 calories for over 2 cups, and is vegan and gluten free!
Our Low Calorie Apple Spinach Salad Recipe makes a great side dish, lunch or dinner.
Try adding in some protein if you plan on enjoying this as a main course.
Check out this recipe
Best Ever Spinach Salad Recipe {Just 157 Calories}
Air Fryer Chicken Strips {LOW CALORIE}
You can have 6 of these homemade chicken strips for just 263 calories!
Along with the air fryer chicken strips directions, we have supplied you with oven baked chicken strips directions… so everyone can make this yummy recipe!
With OVER 31 grams of protein per serving, this healthy recipe for chicken strips in air fryer is great for dinner, or in a sandwich wrap.
Check out this recipe
Healthy Recipe for Chicken Strips in Air Fryer

11. Roasted Acorn Squash with Garlic and Sage

When the Fall squash come out to play, we can’t stop making this garlic sage acorn squash.

It makes great side vegetable dished for chicken, especially when you’ve already got the oven on for your chicken dinner.

Special Tip: This healthy chicken side dish is just 91 calories!

Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven

We love the crispy chicken skin and the soft and fragrant acorn squash together. Any cut of chicken will go great with these healthy sides for chicken!

LOW CALORIE Roasted Acorn Squash
This easy recipe for acorn squash is savory, delicious and just 91 calories!
We topped this oven roasted acorn squash recipe with garlic and sage, making a yummy vegan and gluten-free side dish that is healthy and easy to make.
Learn how to prepare an acorn squash, how to roast acorn squash and how to make roasted squash recipes low calorie with this wonderful recipe.
Check out this recipe
Acorn Squash
Low Calorie Chicken Thighs {JUST 163 CALORIES}
This low calorie recipe for baked chicken thighs is both healthy and delicious!
You won't even miss the extra fat and calories… I was able to cut the amount of oil saving you calories, fat and money in this oven baked chicken thighs recipe.
Check out this recipe
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12. Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon

Sides for bakes chicken can be simple and still be flavorful.

This garlic lemon spinach is amazing, and so quick to whip up! We love you’ll love it with chicken, be it baked, fried, or slow cooked

Special Tip: This chicken side is just 67 calories and so easy to make!

The Best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

Try these side dishes for chicken legs, breasts, or thighs… Here’s a roasted chicken breast recipe to inspire you.

The BEST Sautéed Spinach with Garlic and Lemon
This easy sautéed spinach recipe is just 67 calories for 1 cup, and it's so yummy!
This vegan, gluten-free simple recipe for spinach is healthy and fast. It makes a wonderful side dish, and is super filling!
You can add a pit of parmesan and chopped cashews to jazz it up, though this cooked spinach recipe is delicious as it is. It's nice to change it up from time to time…
Check out this recipe
easy sautéed spinach recipe with garlic and lemon
Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Breast Recipes
In this article you will find a low calorie, high nutrition recipe for oven baked chicken breast.
These baked chicken breasts are great as a main course, or shredded to make several different baked chicken recipes.
Healthy oven baked chicken recipes:
* A delicious baked chicken rub recipe
* And how to bake chicken breast
Check out this recipe
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13. Low Calorie Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Chicken tacos need healthy sides too! We love this cilantro lime rice with any Mexican chicken recipes!

This makes great sides for rotisserie chicken, wrapped up in a tortilla. Or with slow cooked tacos (like the recipe below!)

Special Tip: This healthy rice side dish for chicken is just 115 calories!

Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe The Best Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

You just can’t go wrong with 4 ingredient chicken tacos, and skinny cilantro lime rice!

HEALTHY “Copycat” Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice
This cilantro lime rice recipe is just 115 calories, is vegan and gluten-free, and is completely delicious!
Try this chipotle lime rice recipe yourself, it's a crowd pleaser and goes great with any dish.
You can make this chipotle cilantro lime rice recipe on the stove top, or in a rice cooker, directions for both are included.
Check out this recipe
HEALTHY "Copycat" Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice
Low Calorie Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe
This easy recipe for crockpot chicken tacos is low in calories and delicious!
Learn how to make shredded chicken tacos in Crockpot with just 4 ingredients, and 3 minutes of prep!
Check out this recipe
Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

14. Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini Recipe

Roasted chicken sides are fun and easy to make. Especially these crunchy and cheesy zucchini strips!

These are also great sides to go with stuffed chicken! They offer the crunch you need with a stuffed chicken breast.

Special Tip: This oven cooked chicken side dish is just 83 calories!

Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini Recipe

If you’ve got the parmesan cheese out, might as well make this low calorie chicken Parmesan recipe! We love zucchini with Italian food (we put it in our lasagna!) and it goes great with this Italian chicken dinner too!

Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini Recipe
This Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini Recipe is low in calories and easy to make!
You can use any dried herbs in this baked zucchini recipe, but we find that Italian seasoning works well with the parmessan cheese.
You can omit the cheese for a vegan oven baked zucchini recipe!
Check out this recipe
Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini Recipe
Healthy Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe
This healthy baked Chicken Parmesan recipe is easy to make and low in calories!
In the recipe and the video below I will share tips to make this baked chicken parmigiana easy and healthy… without any weird ingredients!
Check out this recipe
Low Calorie Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe

15. Skillet Green Beans

These healthy side dished for chicken are made quick in the skillet.

The almonds add crunch and flavor, but could be swapped out for cashews, pine nuts, or walnuts too.

Special Tip: This skillet side dish for chicken dinners is just 59 calories!

Healthy Green Bean Recipes

We love to serve this bright green side dish for chicken with our creamy and decadent skillet chicken recipe… Check it out below.

Healthy Green Bean with Almonds and Garlic
Healthy green bean recipes are wonderful side dishes for holiday gatherings, or just weeknight cooking.
This quick and easy green bean recipe is low in calories and can be made in just 20 minutes.
Check out this recipe
Healthy Green Bean Recipes
LOW CALORIE Stove Top Chicken Skillet Recipe
This low calorie chicken skillet recipe is easy and delicious. Packed full of veggies to make a healthy and flavorful sautéed chicken recipe, this healthy recipe for skillet chicken will quickly become your favorite chicken recipe.
This low calorie chicken pan recipe is just 377 calories, and packed full of flavor.
Check out this recipe
Stove Top Chicken Skillet Recipe

16. Low Calorie Mashed Potatoes

Repeat after me…. 62 calorie mashed potatoes!

Need I say more? No it’s not cauliflower (yes we have a recipe for that too, but this isn’t it) it’s real potatoes and a protein packed swap for butter and cream.

Special Tip: This mashed potato side dish recipe for chicken is just 62 calories!

Is there anything better than chicken marsala atop mashed potatoes? Check out the low calorie recipe below…

The Best Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe
This is the best homemade mashed potatoes recipe for those looking to cut calories without cutting flavor.
We've removed all of the heavy cream, and only add butter as a garnish… I only add it for holiday gatherings, to make it a bit fancier.
Try this low calorie easy mashed potatoes recipes for your next holiday gathering, or weeknight dinner.
Check out this recipe
The Best Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe
The BEST Healthy Chicken Marsala Recipe
This Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe is only 211 calories, and can be made in just 25 minutes, start to finish!
We love to serve this chicken marsala recipe over our low calorie mashed potatoes, or just alone alongside a crisp salad.
Now you can enjoy chicken and mushrooms marsala recipes without hurting your diet!
Check out this recipe
Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

17. Healthy Bruschetta Recipe

This side dish for stuffed chicken is a great way to add a little bit of carbs to your dish, without breaking the calorie bank!

Try this low calorie chicken side dish with all your favorite Italian chicken inspired recipes.

Special Tip: This Italian side dish for chicken recipes is just 72 calories per slice!

Healthy Bruschetta Recipe

Do you notice a theme? We like to use the same ingredients in both our sides and main courses. This helps save money, and what’s not to love about that?!

Healthy Bruschetta Recipe
This low calorie bruschetta recipe is easy to make an absolutely delicious!
You can serve this recipe for bruschetta as an appetizer, though I recommend it as a side dish along side a chicken dish. It's the perfect balance of vegetables and carbs.
Check out this recipe
Healthy Bruschetta Recipe
Caprese Stuffed Chicken Breast (60.4g Protein!)
This hasselback capers chicken is just 329 calories and has over 60g of protein per serving!
Caprese stuffed chicken breast recipes can be easy and healthy, and especially delicious when cooked hasselback style.
Learn how to hasselback chicken breasts, and how to bake them to perfection with this low calorie chicken breast recipe.
Check out this recipe
Hasselback Caprese Chicken Recipe

18. Low Calorie Scalloped Potatoes

These low calorie scalloped potatoes make great healthy side dished for chicken! But they are also one of our most popular holiday recipes too!

Try this side dish recipe with any protein! It’s great with chicken, ham, turkey… just about anything you want to serve it with!

Special Tip: This potato side dish for chicken is just 141 calories!

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

Creamy scalloped potatoes and sharp French chicken cordon bleu… I highly recommend this pairing! Especially with this skinny chicken recipe (there’s a video of me making it with Rachael Ray in there!!)

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes
This low calorie recipe for scalloped potatoes is low in calories and easy to make!
These scalloped cheesy potatoes (also known as an Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe) are only 141 calories! You only need 5 ingredients -not counting salt and pepper- to make this homemade scalloped potatoes with cheese recipe.
Check out this recipe
Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes
Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe (WITH VIDEO!)
This Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe is easy, low in calories, and delicious!
I made this recipe with my TV pal, Rachael Ray, and below you can watch a video of us making the chicken cordon blue recipe.
Try homemade chicken cordon bleu recipes for a fraction of the calories, with this traditional French recipe.
Check out this recipe
Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

19. Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Healthy side dishes for chicken can be “finger food” too!

And these low calorie sweet potato fries are amazing with chicken nuggets or strips! (And yes there’s a chicken nugget recipe below!!)

Special Tip: This chicken side dish is just 101 calories!

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Skip the silverware and make this wonderful chicken nugget and sweet potato fry pairing!

5 BEST Sweet Potato Fry Recipes (LOW CALORIE)
These oven baked sweet potato fries are just 101 calories for 1 cup! Now you can enjoy your favorite fries, without hurting your diet.
These crispy sweet potato fries are the best oven fried sweet potatoes you've ever had. We use 2 secret ingredients to make them crisp up while cutting calories… Olive Oil Spray and Parchment Paper.
Check out this recipe
Sweet Potato Fry Recipes
The BEST Healthy Chicken Nuggets Recipe
This easy homemade chicken nuggets recipe is low in calories, and easy to make.
You can find a cheesy version of these crispy chicken nuggets in my best selling cookbook, Lose Weight By Eating Detox Week. There, I share a crunchy cheddar chicken strips recipe that's delicious, and healthy.
Check out this recipe
Low Calorie Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

20. Corn on the Cob Recipe (5 Ways to Cook)

You can cook corn so many different ways. That’s what makes it such great healthy side dishes for chicken!

This recipe will show you how to mke this healthy chicken side dish 5 different ways!

Special Tip: This last chicken side dish recipe is just 166 calories and can be made on the Grill, Microwave, Boil, Oven, and Instant Pot.

The best corn on the cob recipe

No matter how you want to cook it, this chicken side dish recipe is easy and fast!

Healthy Corn on the Cob (Grill, Microwave, Boil, Oven, & Instant Pot)
The best corn on the cob recipe, made 5 different ways!
How to cook corn on the cob on the Grill, in the Microwave, Boiled, in the Oven and even in the Instant Pot!
Check out this recipe
The best corn on the cob recipe
Slow Cooker Chicken Breast with Tomato and Spinach
This cheese and spinach smothered chicken in Crockpot recipe is just 304 calories!
Enjoy this filling main course with a slice of rustic bread, alongside a salad. Or slice and add this slow cooker chicken breasts with tomato and spinach over pasta.
This low calorie crockpot chicken recipe is easy and packed full of protein (56.1g of protein!) plus it's flavorful and so easy to make!
Check out this recipe
Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot

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Healthy Side Dishes for Chicken

Healthy Sides for Chicken (45+ Recipes)

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These 10 healthy sides for chicken are all low calorie and easy to make.
Included are baked and grilled chicken sides. As well as fried, sautéed, and instant pot side dishes for chicken.
Be sure to see above for our low calorie, healthy chicken recipes!
5 from 26 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 1 dinner side
Calories 50 kcal

Instructions
 

  • Pick 1-2 healthy chicken sides.
  • Click on the links to retrieve the recipes… You can even print the recipe cards for each side dish!
  • Serve them alongside your favorite chicken dishes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1mealCalories: 50kcal
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