Looking for side dishes for lemon chicken? You've come to the right place. Lemon chicken is the perfect blend of citrusy and savory flavors, making it an ideal choice for any meal. The versatility of this dish makes it perfect for any occasion, whether you are cooking for a family dinner or a fancy dinner party.
What is Lemon Chicken?
There are lots of popular recipes for lemon chicken.
Lemon is a common flavor in Mediterranean cooking, so you typically see lemon dishes with the addition of capers, artichokes and olives. This lemon chicken piccata is a great example. You can even enjoy these flavors together in lemon chicken soup.
Ways to Eat Lemon Chicken
You can even slide it between two pieces of your favorite bread (sourdough is my favorite 😉 ) to take it on the go.
And for those trying to cut out those carbs, toss your chicken on top of some fresh greens like spinach, kale, or arugula for a wholesome salad. Add a lemon vinaigrette on top.
Or you could serve it as a primary protein plated with a few side dishes for lemon chicken.
Lemon Chicken Side Dishes
So you've decided on your main lemon chicken dish. (If not, might I recommend lemon pepper chicken thighs?)
Now to compliment it with some excellent side dishes and there are so many options.
Not sure where to start? Take a look at the list I've rounded up below to get some ideas on what to serve with your lemon chicken.
Desserts for Lemon Chicken
And you can't forget dessert! Here are some favorite fruity desserts to pair with your lemon chicken:
- Double Lemon Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting
- Mini Lemon Cheesecakes
- Lemon Blueberry Bread
- Mixed Berry Cobbler
- Mini Meyer Lemon Blueberry Muffins
Which one(s) are you going to try? Leave a comment below.