Getting ready to make some grilled chicken and wondering what gluten free side dishes would go best with your chicken? Then, you are in the right place because we are about to dive into 30 different fantastic side dish receips that are great for anybody that is following a gluten-free diet.
It doesn't matter if you're gluten free because you have celiac disease, an intolerance, or just needing to give up gluten for any other reason, in this post you will find delicious gluten-free side dishes to serve with your favorite chicken dish for dinner.
What should I serve with grilled chicken?
The list could go do on and. Grilled chicken is a great main course that pairs well with various sides. Popular accompaniments include roasted potatoes, steamed vegetables, couscous, quinoa, and gluten free pasta salad.
If you're looking for something more creative, try pairing grilled chicken with gluten free ratatouille or roasted garlic mashed potatoes. Keep reading for some of our absolute fave sides to make an easy dinner with.
What is America's favorite side dish?
Potatoes! Did you guess that correctly? There are so many delicious ways to enjoy potatoes.
Some of our favorites include mashed potatoes, roasted potatoes, home fries, potato wedges, and baked potatoes.
Other classic side dishes for grilled chicken include steamed vegetables such as broccoli or green beans, a fresh salad with mixed greens and a light vinaigrette dressing. Keep reading to find the perfect side dish made from potatoes and some of the other best gluten free ingredients.
It doesn't matter if you're serving grilled chicken breasts, grilled chicken thighs, grilled chicken tenders, or even grilled chicken wings, any of these gluten free side dishes would pair perfectly with your favorite grilled chicken recipe!
Grilled chicken is like the queen of meal prep being so versatile and going with so many things, you'll be able to prep for the week easily with all of these side dish ideas to serve with your chicken.
Gluten Free Side Dishes for Grilled Chicken
Here are some delicious gluten free side dishes with various flavors to enjoy with some grilled chicken.
Cucumber Avocado Salad - Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free, Paleo, THM S
You just need 5 simple ingredients and 5 quick minutes for this easy recipe. It's light and refreshing and pairs perfectly with chicken to create the most yummy, healthy meal.
Raw Carrot Salad - Low Carb, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Whole30, THM
This raw carrot salad is so simple to make. Full of flavor and texture from the cranberries, pecans, and vinaigrettte, this carrot salad is the perfect healthy side dish for any special occasion. You'll love that it's a low carb, gluten free, paleo and whole30 approved side delicious side dish too!
Green Chile au Gratin Potatoes creamy side dish
Everyone loves a good au gratin potato recipe! This side dish has a fantastic Southwestern twist featuring a cheesy sauce and green chiles mixed in with the sliced potatoes. Talk about a delicious comfort food recipe.
Mashed Potato Pie with Bacon Potato Roses
Turn your ordinary mashed potatoes into a tasty mashed potato pie with adorable bacon potato roses on top. Not only is this a yummy side, it's the perfect addition to a fancy grilled chicken dinner.
Gluten Free Potato Latkes Two Ways!
If you're a potato latke fan, you're going to love this easy recipe. You can make it in the air fryer (to add to your healthy sides) or you can make it the traditional way by frying them in oil. Nobody will know that they're gluten free.
Grandma's Brussels Sprouts and Bacon
Make a complete meal by adding these tasty bacon and brussel sprouts to your meal plan. Pop some shredded parmesan cheese on top to really make this easy side dish a hit! It's the easiest way to get the kids to eat some brussel sprouts- pile them with cheese and bacon.
Cheezy Roasted Vegetable Quinoa - Strength and Sunshine
This vegetable packed side dish goes with so many delicious gluten-free chicken recipes. It is vegan yet has a fantastic cheesy flavor from the nutritional yeast and features a variety of vegetables that pairs nicely with just about anything.
Crispy Air Fryer Baby Potatoes
These baby potatoes truly are one of the best sides. Made in the Air Fryer, these potatoes have the perfect texture. They're crunchy and crispy on the outside yet tender on the inside. You can use any potato variety that you have on hand. Watch how quickly this becomes your favorite dish to make as a side for your chicken. These taters are ready in under a half hour and will go with any chicken main dishes you want to whip up.
Cauliflower Parsnip Mash
Make a batch of this cauliflower mash for dinner tonight. It's a great way to satisfy that mashed potato craving without all the guilt or calories that comes along with it. Enjoy a big serving of this mash with a simple salad and your grilled chicken and you'll have the perfect, healthy meal for dinner time!
Roasted Broccoli and Potatoes
Want an easy way to get the kids to eat some broccoli? Mix it in with some baby potatoes and cheese to make this tasty roasted broccoli and potatoes side dish. It's super simple and the mix of textures is really appealing. It pairs nicely with chicken, but can be served with any other main dishes as well. It's a very versatile side dish.
Gluten-Free Carrot Fritters - Dairy-Free and Vegan
Grab your food processor and make some gluten and dairy free carrot fritters. This vegan side dish is ready in just 15 minutes using a few simple pantry staple ingredients. Another wonderful way to pack in the veggies with your protein for dinner.
Spiralized Broccoli Stem Carrot Slaw with Dried Cranberries
Do you like zoodles (spiralized zucchini "noodles"), if you do, I bet you'll like this spiralized broccoli stem carrot slaw with some lovely dried cranberries on top. I love the textures in this from the cranberries, to the crunchy broccoli stems and carrots. It brings a nice, refreshing crunch to your dinner table.
Apple and Pears Pomegranate Slaw
This is one of the best side dishes if you're looking for a fun way to serve some fruit with your chicken. This Apple and Pears Slaw also features red and green grapes, pomegranate arils, walnuts, fresh mint and a light Grapeseed Oil-Apple Cider Vinegar Honey Poppy Seed Dressing. It's a mouthful of ingredient names, but it is worth it with each delicious bite.
This Easy Coleslaw recipe takes 5 minutes to make! A creamy side dish.
If you love creamy and delicious cole slaw, you'll love this 5 minute, fast recipe! Cole slaw always goes great with grilled chicken, that's why you'll see it at all the summer barbecues and cook outs alongside the popular gluten free macaroni salad and other yummy sides. This corn salad is perfect for grilled chicken dinners, potlucks, parties, and any other reason you need a tasty, healthy, quick side dish. This recipe is made with fresh corn, feta cheese, tomatoes an apple cider vinegar dressing. You could even add some diced red onion for a real kick of flavor! Plus, it's perfect when you're in a hurry or need a last minute side dish to take since it's ready in 15 minutes. It's one of the gluten-free options that you know everyone will enjoy.
Corn Salad with Feta (Easy!)
This corn salad is perfect for grilled chicken dinners, potlucks, parties, and any other reason you need a tasty, healthy, quick side dish. This recipe is made with fresh corn, feta cheese, tomatoes an apple cider vinegar dressing. You could even add some diced red onion for a real kick of flavor! Plus, it's perfect when you're in a hurry or need a last minute side dish to take since it's ready in 15 minutes. It's one of the gluten-free options that you know everyone will enjoy.
Instant Pot Refried Beans
Easy, simple, and made in the Instant Pot, this is the perfect side dish to serve with grilled chicken, especially if making anything Mexican or Mexican inspired with your chicken.
Who doesn't love a good side of mac and cheese from Chick fil A?! This gluten free version is homemade, cheesier, and even better.
This has to be one of our favorite gluten free sides to serve with Grilled Chicken. Let your Instant Pot do all the hard work and craft up the perfect gluten free Italian pasta dish and serve your chicken on top to really set this meal above the rest. Ready in only 20 minutes, you can't go wrong with this Gluten Free Cacio e Pepe from the pressure cooker.
I don't think it gets any easier than gluten free mac and cheese. This recipe comes together in only 30 minutes and is the epitome of comfort food. Baked mac and cheese topped with gluten free bread crumbs on top, makes this the ultimate baked mac and cheese casserole type side to enjoy with just about any meal.
Authentic Spaghetti Aglio e Olio
This gluten free spaghetti dish boasts a simple garlic and olive oil sauce that accompanies the bright and zesty tomatoes and pasta. 5 simple ingredients is all you need to whip up this easy, authentic meal.
Homemade Spaghetti O's (Allergy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan)
Make your own homemade Spaghetti O's with the allergen friendly, gluten free, and vegan recipe. Enjoy a taste of childhood with this simple recipe that is ready in just 10 quick minutes. Add some protein from your grilled chicken and toss a vegetable side together with this side of gluten free pasta and you'll be good to go.
Easy Garlic Gluten Free Breadsticks
This has got. tobe one of the most exciting gluten-free side dish recipes! Make your own, better than Olive Garden homemade breadsticks to go along. wihtany kind of dinner you have planned.
Easy, Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Enjoy a simple roasted sweet potatoes side dish recipe with just 5 common ingredients. This is the perfect satisfying, healthy side dish. togo with any chicken recipe you have on the dinner menu. Here's a unique take on classic roasted red potatoes with fresh herbs. Another easy 5 ingredient recipe to make in no time!
Roasted Potatoes with Lavender an unexpected side dish
Here's a unique take on classic roasted red potatoes with fresh herbs. Another easy 5 ingredient recipe to make in no time!
Garlic Broccoli Side Dish Recipe Low Carb Keto THM S GF
Yummy, this keto broccoli has a delicious lemon juice and garlic dressing on top that really sends this broccoli to the next level with impeccable flavor.
Orzo Pasta Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegan)
This vibrant and beautifully colored orzo pasta salad is packed full of yummy veggies and has a simple homemade vinaigrette dressing drizzled on top. It's the perfect, simple, cold salad to serve with your main dish. Plus, this is an allergen friendly, vegan, and gluten free recipe.
Gluten-Free Greek Pasta Salad (Vegan, Allergy-Free)
Here's a tasty, crunchy vegetable gluten free gree pasta salad recipe with all your favorite vegetables: red onion, cucumbers, green peppers, tomatoes, and even some kalamata olives, all mixed with your favorite gluten free pasta- like a gluten free penne or other variety. You'll adore this if you are looking for a gluten free, vegan, allergy friendly pasta salad side dish recipe.
Super Easy Pasta Salad (Vegan & Gluten-free)
This roasted vegetable gluten free pasta salad features zucchini, asparagus, bell peppers, onions and mushrooms mixed with your favorite gluten free rotini. The secret to this vegan and gluten free pasta salad is the incredible homemade garlic vinaigrette to toss everything in. It brings a punch of flavor that really enhances this easy side dish recipe.
Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad - Easy and Healthy
This creamy side dish is a match made in heaven and the perfect combo of tomatoes, crispy cucumber and creamy avocado! These yummy veggies are mixed with lemon juice, olive oil, fresh chives, adn a little salt and black pepper to make a flavorful dish to enjoy.
Pomegranate and Squash Kale Salad - Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan
This kale salad has beautiful pops of color form the acorn squash, crunchy roasted pecans, and contrasting pomegranates. With just. afew other healthy salad ingredients, this side dish recipe comes together in about 30 minutes. You really can't go wrong serving this tasty salad as a side dish with your chicken, or you could serve your grilled chicken on top of your tasty kale salad to really make a complete meal.
I hope after venturing through this incredible, comprehensive list of various gluten free side dishes, you have found a few new sides to try with your juicy, tender grilled chicken! Whether you add the protein on top of these dishes to make a full meal, or just serve the chicken as the main and one of these easy recipes as a side dish, you are sure to wow everyone at your dinner table. You could even combine a few of these side dish recipes and make one big delicious dinner!
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