What to Serve with Chicken Kiev: 30+ Easy Side Dishes

Chicken Kiev is a classic dish that never fails to impress. But wondering what to you serve which chicken kiev? Here are 30+ tasty sides!

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While Chicken Kiev always takes center stage, selecting the right accompaniments can elevate your dining experience to new heights.

In this post, we’ll explore a variety of delicious and complementary side dishes that will perfectly complement the flavors of Chicken Kiev.

These tasty side dishes are perfect for easy, weeknight cooking, but also amazing served at a dinner party.

So, let’s dig in!

Keep reading to discover the BEST sides to serve with chicken cordon kiev.

The BEST Side Dishes for Chicken Kiev

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These Easy Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream are the most delicious mashed potatoes you will ever have. They're light, creamy, buttery and tangy and easy to make with the help of your stand mixer – No hand mashing required!
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Spears of asparagus cooked sous vide topped with parmesan shavings.
How to cook perfect asparagus sous vide. Bright green, perfectly cooked spears. With three options for flavoring – garlic, parmesan or lemon.
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Toasted almonds, with their delicate crunchy texture, are a perfect foil for these garlicky green beans. The resulting side dish is as elegant as it is simple—which is to say, very.
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Red Cabbage Slaw is a super simple side dish recipe made without mayo. It’s tangy, delicious and crunchy. 
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This Arugula Salad recipe with red wine vinaigrette is my go-to green salad. The arugula has a peppery bite to it which pairs wonderfully with the acid in the vinaigrette. It’s the perfect salad for pairing with rich dishes.
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Garlic and Oil Pasta (or Spaghetti Aglio e Olio) is a traditional Italian recipe that comes together in under 20 minutes. It’s made with a short list of flavorful ingredients, ensuring that it’s always simple, quick, and tasty.
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These are the BEST Glazed Carrots! Lightly sweetened, delicately seasoned & perfectly glazed. They make an amazing side dish that both kids & adults love. | platingsandpairings.com
These are the BEST Glazed Carrots – Lightly sweetened, delicately seasoned, and perfectly glazed. These carrots make an amazing side dish that both kids and adults can’t get enough of!
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Ears of corn on the cob in a grey serving dish with a pat of butter and sprinkling of parsley.
Learn how to make the BEST Instant Pot Corn on the Cob. This pressure cooker corn on the cob recipe uses a simple, secret ingredient to guarantee that your corn is sweet, tender and delicious! 
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Platter of grilled broccolini
This grilled broccolini is topped with a tangy apple cider vinaigrette and marcona almonds for a delicious crunch. It’s a perfect side dish for autumnal menus or Thanksgiving. 
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Air Fryer Zucchini Fries with Lemon Tarragon Aioli are perfect for snacking. Strips of zucchini, coated in panko cook up perfectly crispy in the air fryer. Dip them in an easy-to-prepare creamy aioli flavored with tarragon and lemon. 
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Roasted Sweet Potatoes are a salty, crispy, savory, and slightly sweet side dish you can pair with almost anything! Lightly spiced and so simple, this easy recipe is a total crowd pleaser and a must-have for weeknight dinners.
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Sunchokes are a knobby root vegetable that can be prepared in more ways than you can imagine! In this recipe, you’ll learn how to roast them with olive oil, garlic, and thyme. It’s an easy side dish you can pair with anything.
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Make this copycat Costco Quinoa Salad at home for a healthy, hearty, and delicious grain-based salad studded with fresh veggies and fresh lemon dressing.
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This delicious Italian Radicchio Salad is dressed in a creamy lemon-vinaigrette and tossed with buttery calvestrano olives, tasty breadcrumbs and nutty parmesan cheese. And, a special tip ensures that your radicchio won't be bitter!
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This Fennel Celery Salad comes together quickly and has such a delicious light lemon-parmesan vinaigrette and wonderful crunch. It's the perfect side salad for rich and hearty dishes like pasta or braised short ribs.  
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Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic cook up crispy and delicious with minimal oil with the help of your air fryer! Dressed simply with balsamic vinegar and a sprinkle of salt. You'll love these!
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Sauteed spinach in white bowl.
Add a healthy boost of nutrients to your dinner with this easy Sauteed Spinach. Baby spinach is added to a skillet along with garlic and olive oil, then sauteed gently to create a simple side dish that pairs with any meal!
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Mashed Cauliflower is a delicious, low carb & keto friendly side dish. With 5 flavor variations and instructions for making Stovetop Mashed Cauliflower or Instant Pot Mashed Cauliflower.
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This Cherry Tomato Salad with Roasted Lemons is the perfect side dish. Sweet tomatoes combine with a tangy vinaigrette and delicious roasted lemons. 
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buttered egg noodles in bowl.
Buttered noodles are a simple, delicious meal all on their own, but they also make a great side for Chicken Marsala.
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Zucchini Noodles are a great low carb option for pairing with chicken marsala. Learn how to make zucchini noodles perfectly!
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Shaved brussels sprouts salad in large bowl with serving spoon.
This Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with Mustard and Parmesan is tossed in a light red wine vinaigrette and makes a delicious, crunchy side dish.
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This Kale Caesar Salad is topped with crispy homemade croutons and parmesan cheese. Massaging the creamy garlic dressing into the kale makes it extra tender and delicious.
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Risotto in large dutch oven.
Indulge in this luxurious Lemon Risotto with Mascarpone. Rich, creamy, and tangy – Its bright flavor makes a perfect vegetarian entrée or a delicious side dish.
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To add a vibrant and healthy element to your meal, steamed vegetables make an excellent choice. Opt for a medley of colorful vegetables like broccoli, carrots, and green beans. The freshness and crunch of steamed vegetables provide a refreshing contrast to the richness of the chicken Kiev, creating a well-rounded plate.
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For those seeking a heartier side dish, crispy roasted potatoes are an ideal choice. Cut potatoes into bite-sized pieces, toss them in olive oil, and season with herbs such as rosemary or thyme. Roast until golden brown and crispy on the outside while remaining soft and fluffy on the inside. The hearty flavors and crispy texture of the roasted potatoes will complement the richness of the chicken Kiev perfectly.
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Ordinary white rice is transformed into the best savory side dish in this Garlic Rice recipe! Super fluffy and loaded with garlic and butter, one taste and you’ll never settle for blah rice again.
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For a rustic and earthy accompaniment to your Chicken Kiev, roasted root vegetables are an excellent choice. Chop a medley of carrots, parsnips, turnips, and sweet potatoes into bite-sized pieces, toss them in olive oil, sprinkle with herbs, and roast until caramelized and tender. The robust flavors of the roasted root vegetables add depth and heartiness to the meal.
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Complete your Chicken Kiev meal with a basket of warm and fluffy dinner rolls. The soft and buttery rolls are perfect for sopping up any remaining butter or sauce from the chicken Kiev. They also make for delightful mini-sandwiches, allowing you to enjoy every last bite of the delicious filling.
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Bring a taste of the Mediterranean to your Chicken Kiev dinner with a flavorful ratatouille. This vegetable stew consists of eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes cooked together with herbs like thyme, basil, and oregano. The robust flavors and vibrant colors of the ratatouille complement the chicken Kiev beautifully.
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How to Make Ahead and Store

Many of these chicken kiev side dish recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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30+ BEST Sides for Chicken Kiev

Chicken Kiev, with its juicy chicken breast, herbed butter filling, and crispy breadcrumb coating, is a classic dish that never fails to impress. But what do you serve with it? Here are 30+ tasty sides for Chicken Kiev. Try these Easy Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream. They're light, creamy, buttery and tangy and easy to make with the help of your stand mixer – No hand mashing required!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 servings



  • Cut the potatoes into 1-inch cubes and place them in a large pot with the chicken broth. Add enough water to cover the potatoes and add about 2 tablespoons of salt. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 10 to 12 minutes, until the potatoes fall apart easily when pierced with a fork.
  • Meanwhile, heat the milk and butter in a small saucepan, until the butter is melted. Keep warm.
  • As soon as the potatoes are tender, drain them in a colander.
  • Place hot potatoes in mixing bowl and mix until smooth, about 1 minute.
  • Slowly add in milk/butter mixture and sour cream.
  • Turn up speed and beat for about 30 seconds, or until milk is absorbed. Gradually turn up speed and mix for 1 minute longer.
  • Switch to whipping attachment and beat for about 1 minute, or until fluffy.
  • Serve warm topped with extra butter (if desired) and chopped chives.
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Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 2677mg | Potassium: 1106mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Vitamin C: 31.5mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 7.5mg

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