Are you looking for what to serve with chicken kiev? We’ve rounded up 25 easy side dish ideas that you can make at home.
Chicken kiev is the undisputed master of all stuffed chicken meals.
This Russian delicacy is a work of art when stuffed with savory garlic butter.
Slicing into something that appears so ordinary on the outside only to uncover something sinfully delicious on the inside is like opening a birthday present.
When you cut into the golden breadcrumb coating and the juicy chicken meat underneath, molten butter flows out and down the side of the chicken, creating a moment of pure bliss that is unmatched in this world.
In fact, at the moment, I can think of nothing that does.
Chicken kiev has a magnificent symphony of tastes and textures that I can’t get enough of.
And do you know what’s even better than chicken kiev?
Chicken kiev with some delicious sides.
Not sure as to what to serve alongside this delectable main course?
I’ve gathered 25 delightful side dishes for you to try, from sauces to salads to tasty roasted vegetables.
While Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes are always lovely, I also really like serving them with a fresh Mixed Green Salad to make it feel a little bit lighter.
But to make your chicken more stunning and drool-worthy, though, you have to try #24.
Add some pop of color to your main dish with some vibrant vegetables.
These vegetables burst with flavor after being tossed in a Mediterranean seasoning blend.
Also, roasting vegetables always brings out a richer flavor.
Ingredients include: Vegetables, Greek seasoning, oregano, paprika, and crumbled feta.
When making a lighter version of a dish like fries, I always try to keep its flavor.
Also, for a superb taste, baked fries need to be CRISPY.
Sure enough, this recipe for baked zucchini perfectly hits the boxes.
Baked Zucchini Fries are a great alternative to fried potatoes if you want fries with chicken kiev but don’t want them too starchy.
Ingredients include: Zucchini, salt, Italian seasoning, panko breadcrumbs, and chili powder.
Tossing potatoes into an air fryer yields fantastic results.
As it cooks in the air fryer, the cuts open up beautifully, allowing the garlic butter to seep into all the crevices.
These potatoes, especially with the addition of herbs and salt, are to die for.
Ingredients include: Russet potatoes, olive oil, parmesan cheese, salt, and garlic.
This salad is so refreshing and summery because of the lemony, zippy dressing and fresh veggies.
The tender chicken kiev is an excellent match for the contrasting crisp of the vegetables and the chewy couscous.
Ingredients include: Eggplant, bell pepper, couscous, chickpeas, and carrots.
Green Beans Almondine is an easy way of raising fresh green beans to the status of a gourmet side dish.
Green beans with a garlicky crunch and toasted almonds in a nutty brown butter sauce brightened with a dash of lemon juice— hmm!
Ingredients include: Green beans, lemon juice, salt, garlic, and almonds.
6. Garlic Sauce
People always look for new and intriguing sauces to serve with their chicken kiev, but classic Garlic Sauce is always the best.
This sauce has a velvety texture and an intense garlic flavor and aroma.
Ingredients include: Heavy cream, butter, salt, black pepper, and fresh garlic.
The starch-based cream of this polenta goes nicely with the salty chicken kiev.
It’s delectable how the polenta and parmesan complement each other with the cheese’s savory, rich flavor.
And what a luscious, silky texture.
Ingredients include: Water, instant polenta, cracked pepper, fat-free yogurt, and rosemary.
8. White Rice
The mild flavor of White Rice balances the bold spices of chicken kiev.
It’s a great way to increase any dish by giving it some extra heft.
Ingredients include: White rice and water.
9. Black Rice
So you’d like some rice, but you want it to be gluten-free.
No worries; Black Rice has you covered.
Also, you’ll learn three delectable ways to cook Black Rice with this recipe.
Ingredients include: Black rice, salt, and water.
These Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes have lots of rich dairy flavors from butter, milk, and buttermilk.
These potatoes go well with almost any meat and make a lovely festive side dish.
And they freeze great too.
Ingredients include: Potatoes, milk, buttermilk, butter, and salt.
Layers of thinly sliced potatoes, leeks, meaty pancetta, gruyere, and parmesan cheese, a delightful gorgonzola and thyme cream sauce, and a final layer of melty cheese.
As decadent a side dish as you could ever ask for.
Ingredients include: Yukon potatoes, gruyere cheese, shaved parmesan, mozzarella cheese, and diced pancetta.
The garlic gives this orzo dish a savory flavor, the shallots and thyme give it a sweet flavor, and the herbs give it a lovely aroma.
Its silky and smooth texture comes from parmesan cheese.
Ingredients include: Orzo pasta, shallots, garlic, white wine, and unsalted butter.
16. Corn On The Cob
Corn On The Cob is a basic side dish, but sometimes the basics are just what you need!
Especially if the entree is as flavorful and delicious as chicken kiev.
Grilled, boiled, or even baked, crunchy, juicy, and sweet corn is heaven’s gift.
Ingredients include: Corn, butter, salt, and pepper.
17. Cheese Sauce
Everything a cheese lover could want and more.
As any good Cheese Sauce should be, this one pairs excellently with chicken kiev as it gives an extra depth of flavor.
Intensely cheesy and with a thick consistency— yum!
Ingredients include: Butter, flour, milk, and cheddar cheese.
Broccoli may be baked in the oven as an alternative to steaming.
Using this method, the flavor of these vibrant green veggies will be amplified and become more aromatic.
Broccoli’s subtle taste will balance out the umami flavor of the chicken kiev nicely.
Ingredients include: Broccoli, water, garlic powder, butter, and salt.
21. Garlic Bread
The glorious aroma filling the home while toasting some Garlic Bread is irresistible.
Using fresh garlic and baking the bread until golden brown allows the butter and garlic to seep in, which is key to making excellent garlic bread.
Ingredients include: Italian loaf, unsalted butter, parsley, sea salt, and minced garlic.
The complexity of chicken kiev can be offset by serving it with a salad made of crisp vegetables, juicy fruits, and tart vinaigrette.
A balanced salad will help you feel better about indulging in deep-fried foods.
In addition to their shared crunch, the two meals go pretty well together.
Ingredients include: Mixed salad greens, cucumber, granny smith apple, and pistachios.
Cornbread with a dense texture and a mild crunch, like baked in a skillet, is incredibly tasty.
In addition to tasting wonderful and having the fluffiest texture, thick cornbread is perfect for piling high with savory and spicy toppings like jalapenos.
Ingredients include: Cornmeal, all-purpose flour, sour cream, vegetable oil, and buttermilk.
I can’t help but include Spaghetti Aglio e Olio to complete this list.
You can’t get fancier than this combo.
It’s a simple pasta recipe that calls for few ingredients yet delivers a big taste.
Olive oil and a little butter add a luxurious coating to the pasta.
Then the garlic kicks in, but the salt, parsley, and pepper cut through it nicely.
Ingredients include: Spaghetti, garlic, kosher salt, olive oil, and salted butter.
25. Baked Ziti
This Baked Ziti recipe is guaranteed to be a hit any night of the week.
Scattered throughout its crust are pieces of seasoned ricotta, puddles of earthy and peppery tomato sauce, and shreds of stringy mozzarella.
As a bonus, your kitchen will fill with the most heavenly scent imaginable as the delightful aroma wafts through the air.
Ingredients include: Ground beef, black pepper, Italian seasoning, ricotta, and mozzarella cheese.
The bottom line
If you’re wondering what to serve with chicken kiev, the bottom line is this: the possibilities are endless.
You could go for a classic side like mashed potatoes or buttered noodles to complement the rich flavors of the dish.
Or mix it up with some roasted vegetables, a crisp salad, or even some garlic bread.
Whatever you choose, the key is to have fun with it and let your taste buds be your guide.
If you ever find yourself at a loss for what to serve with chicken kiev, consider some of these 25 top picks.
- Greek Roasted Vegetables
- Baked Zucchini Fries
- Air-Fryer Hasselback Potatoes
- Moroccan Couscous Salad
- Green Beans Almondine
- Garlic Sauce
- Parmesan Polenta
- White Rice
- Black Rice
- Dijon Cream Sauce
- Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
- Oven-Roasted Carrots With Thyme
- Potato Au Gratin With Pancetta & Leeks
- Garlic Parmesan Orzo With Caramelized Shallots
- Air Fryer Baked Sweet Potatoes
- Corn On The Cob
- Cheese Sauce
- Tartar Sauce
- Steamed Green Beans With Lemon
- Garlic Bread
- Mixed Green Salad
- Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread
- Spaghetti Aglio E Olio
- Baked Ziti
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