30+ of the best side dishes for grilled chicken

June is here and that means it’s BBQ season, baby! Honestly, Tony and I grill most of the year, but there’s something extra special about firing up the grill on a warm summer evening.

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Tony is the burger master and I love nothing more than perfectly marinated grilled chicken. So many of you have loved our tutorial on how to grill chicken perfectly and have always wondered what to serve with grilled chicken. So of course I had to do my best to be healthy and tasty Side dishes for grilled chicken!

Before we get to the recipes, be sure to check out all of our BBQ tutorials:

OH and remember to check out my absolute BEST healthy chicken marinades here.

Alright, let’s get to the side dishes! We’ll start with my favorite grilled chicken recipes, then scroll down to summer side dishes like my famous mayonnaise-free coleslaw, pasta salads, cornbread, and more. Some of my favorite recipes already start with grilled chicken, so feel free to follow the entire recipe as-is!

Chicken marinated in honey mustard on parchment paper

Grilled chicken recipes

Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken (with the best honey mustard marinade!)

Grilled Jalapeño Cilantro Chicken

How to spatchcock a chicken

Grilled Sesame Chicken

Sazon Grilled Chicken Thighs (Enjoy with my Crazy Good Street Corn Chicken Tacos!)

Grilled Tahini Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

Sticky, sweet and flavorful grilled ginger chicken

Greek chicken skewers

5-ingredient grilled chicken breast marinated in lemon yoghurt

Healthy coleslaw in a bowl with a fork

Classic side dishes

Best Healthy Coleslaw Ever (No Mayonnaise!)

Crispy Mashed Potatoes

Caramelized Garlic Carrots with Spicy Cilantro Yoghurt Sauce

Homemade baked beans in the slow cooker

Vegan potato salad with herb tahini sauce

Tony’s melt-in-your-mouth grilled Brussels sprouts

Grilled sweet potato fries with sesame garlic and yoghurt curry dip

The best fluffy moist cornbread recipe ever

Garlic Potatoes (roasted or grilled!)

Stuffed mini peppers grilled with jalapeño goat cheese

Spicy Grilled Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Garlic Basil Pesto Potatoes with Arugula

Gluten Free Cornbread Muffins

vegan caesar pasta salad in a bowl

Pasta and quinoa salads

Vegan Caesar Pasta Salad

Ranch Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicken and Bacon

Italian orzo salad with herbed olives

Street Corn Pasta Salad with Coriander Pesto + Goat Cheese

Avocado Blueberry Quinoa Salad

Roasted Carrot Cauliflower Quinoa Salad with Sunshine Dressing

Damn good BLT pasta salad with creamy jalapeño cashew dressing

Thai inspired chicken quinoa salad with peanut dressing

Peach, Tomato, and Corn Arugula Pasta Salad

Kale, Edamame, and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Fiesta Mango Quinoa Salad with Black Beans

Avocado Tomato Chickpea Pasta Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Balsamic Chicken Berry Quinoa Salad

Famous Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad

Summer coleslaw on a platter with strawberries and avocado

fruit salads

Summer Glow Strawberry Kale Salad

Peach Brussels Sprout Crunch Salad with Creamy Tahini Poppy Seed Dressing

Healthy broccoli salad for summer

Balsamic Chicken and Berry Salad in a Jar

Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad with Pineapple Corn Salsa

Summery strawberry and spinach salad with avocado

Thai-inspired chicken and quinoa salad in a jar

Avocado Peach Tomato Salad with Dilly Tahini Dressing

Orange Strawberry Avocado Salad with Citrus Poppy Seed Dressing

Summery peach and spinach salad with avocado, roasted almonds and goat cheese

Fresh strawberry basil quinoa salad with goat cheese, sunflower seeds and lemon vinaigrette

Healthy chopped chicken salad in a bowl

vegetable salads

Spicy ranch salad with chopped chicken cabbage

Grilled corn salad with avocado, goat cheese and hot honey vinaigrette

Papa’s Dilly Greek Yogurt Cucumber Salad

Grilled carrot and arugula salad with fig, goat cheese and avocado

Vegan Caesar Salad

Sesame Chicken Cabbage Crunch Salad

Greek chicken salad in a glass

All Spring Greens Salad with Basil Lemon Vinaigrette

Italian Chopped Brussels Sprouts Salad

Spicy Cashew Chickpea Broccoli Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing

Greek Chickpea Chicken Salad

Southwest Chicken Salad in a Jar

Californian Roasted Sweet Potato Kale Salad

Chopped Thai Chickpea Salad with Curry Peanut Dressing

Vegan Curry Broccoli Chickpea Salad

Cashew crunch salad with grated Brussels sprouts

Southwest Chicken Salad with Greek Chipotle Yogurt Dressing

The easiest chopped Greek chickpea salad

Summery chicken salad with strawberries, avocado + feta

If you make any of these grilled chicken side dishes, be sure to leave a comment and rating on the recipe so I know how you liked it!

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