Choose from 35 Sides for Chicken Tenders to complete you meal. Chicken tenders, strips, or nuggets is a simple meal that every one loves.

Choose from 35 Sides for Chicken Tenders to complete you meal. Chicken tenders, strips, or nuggets is a simple meal that every one loves. With my large family we go through a lot of chicken strips. I like to serve easy side dishes that are simple to make with simple ingredients. These classic side dish will have you getting dinner on the table quick and easy. #grillonadime #sidesforchickentenders #chickentendersidedishes
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My kids could eat chicken tenders on a weekly basis. We make Grilled Chicken Tenders, Fried Chicken Tenderloins, and Bake Chicken Tenders for an easy meal idea.

With my large family we go through a lot of chicken strips. I like to serve easy side dishes that are simple to make with simple ingredients. These classic side dish will have you getting dinner on the table quick and easy.

What to Serve with Chicken Tenders?

If you are looking for juicy chicken tenders side dish recipes, then these recipes will help. Choose from roasted vegetables, fried rice, and salads. There is a side dish for everyone.

Make sure to also serve with your favorite dipping sauce. We love honey mustard sauce, ranch dressing, and BBQ Sauce. All of these sauces can be prepared by scratch which makes them taste even better.

Your family will love these simple side dishes.

1. Blackstone Broccoli

We love the way the Blackstone cooks the broccoli. It has a crispy texture but tender on the inside. Season with salt, pepper and garlic for an easy side dish.

Blackstone Broccoli
In less than 10 minutes you can have an amazing side dish with easy ingredients.
Blackstone Broccoli

2. Blackstone Fried Rice

Fried rice is a great side dishes to serve with chicken tenders. Whether you grill, bake or fry chicken strips they are delicious paired with fried rice.

Blackstone Fried Rice
It is easy to make and taste amazing with easy ingredients.
Blackstone Fried Rice

3. Smoked Mac and Cheese

This smoked mac and cheese is made with 3 types of cheeses and topped with breadcrumbs. The smoky flavor and amazing texture makes this a delicious side dish.

Smoked Mac and Cheese
It is made with three types of cheese to give it the best flavor and texture.
Smoked Mac and Cheese

4. Blackstone Zucchini Noodles

If you are looking for a tasty side dish that is low carb, make these zucchini noodles. Drizzle with olive oil and top with parmesan cheese for a family favorite side dish.

Blackstone Zucchini Noodles
These easy steps will result in delicious and easy to make zucchini pasta.
Blackstone Zucchini Noodles

5. Grilled Broccoli in Foil

You delicious chicken tender meal isn’t complete without grilled broccoli. The cook perfectly in foil and comes out with the perfect texture.

Grilled Broccoli in Foil
The smoky flavor and simple seasoning makes the broccoli florets so delicious.
Grilled Broccoli in Foil

6. Grilled Glazed Carrots

Anytime I grill out chicken fingers, I always add a side of these delicious grilled glazed carrots. I love the grill marks and the smoky flavor.

Grilled Glazed Carrots
Grilled Glazed Carrots is an easy side dish that compliments any meal. The brown sugar glaze adds so much flavor to the grilled carrots.
Grilled Glazed Carrots

7. Blackstone Loaded Potato Chips

These loaded potato chips are an easy recipe to make on the Blackstone. Add your favorite toppings for a crowd pleasing side dish.

Blackstone Loaded Potato Chips
Cheesy, delicious and easy to make.
Blackstone Loaded Potato Chips

8. Hibachi Zucchini

If you are making fried chicken tenders then add a side of these hibahi zucchini for a delicious side dish.

Hibachi Zucchini
The Teriyaki sauce that the zucchini is tossed in is so delicious and made with pantry ingredients.
Hibachi Zucchini

9. Blackstone Totchos

Take you tator tots to the next level and make these Totchos. They are a delicious blend of crispy tator tots and loaded with flavor.

Blackstone Totchos
Blackstone Totchos is a delicious blend of crispy tater tots loaded with simple ingredients.
Blackstone Totchos

10. Creamy Cucumber and Tomato Salad

This is one of my favorite side dishes because of the fresh ingredients. If you grow your own vegetables, then this is the side dish to make.

Creamy Cucumber and Tomato Salad 
This creamy salad is packed with fresh ingredients and spices.
Creamy Cucumber and Tomato Salad 

11. Air Fryer Onion Rings

If you always get onion rings with your chicken tenders at your local restaurant. Then you need to make these air fryer onion rings. They are simple to make with a lot less mess.

Air Fryer Onion Rings
Enjoy crispy air fryer onion rings in 10 minutes or less. These are delicious thick-cut old-fashioned style onion rings. Yum!
Air Fryer Onion Rings

12. Grilled Carrots in Foil

Making side dishes in foil makes for an easy clean up. Add your favorite seasoning for a fork tender side dish.

Grilled Carrots in Foil
They are easy to prepare and very little seasoning is needed to make this a favorite side dish.
Grilled Carrots in Foil

13. Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon

Green beans with bacon is loaded with flavor. I love the way the Blackstone cooks everything perfectly with simple ingredients.

Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon
Take your green beans to the next level and make Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon. Easy and simple side dish to make on the griddle.
Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon

14. Creamy Cucumber Salad

If you are looking for a budget friendly side dish, make this creamy cucumber salad. It is loaded with creamy flavor and simple ingredients.

Creamy Cucumber Salad
Not only is it easy to make but very inexpensive. This dish can easily feed a crowd while sticking to a budget.
Creamy Cucumber Salad

15. Grilled Zucchini in Foil

Another family favorite side dish is grilled zucchini. The foil locks in the moisture cooking the zucchini soft and flavorful.

Grilled Zucchini in Foil
Grilled Zucchini in Foil is an easy side dish and seasoned with simple ingredients. Cooking in foil makes for an easy cleanup and full of flavor.
Grilled Zucchini in Foil

16. Blackstone Fried Potatoes

If you are tired of serving mashed potatoes or potato wedges, make these fried potatoes. The Blackstone gives them a crispy texture but still soft on the inside.

Blackstone Fried Potatoes
Easy ingredients and in less than 15 minutes you Fried Potatoes are done.
Blackstone Fried Potatoes

17. Campfire Potatoes

Make this cheesy side dish and add sour cream, crumbled back and chopped green onions. This makes a tasty side dish that can be made in a variety of ways.

Campfire Potatoes
Campfire Potatoes is an easy and cheesy side dish that can be made on the grill or in the oven.
Campfire Potatoes

18. Blackstone Sweet Potato Fries

These sweet potato fries are always a must to serve with chicken tenders. They come out crispy on the outside with amazing flavor. I love to serve with a side of ketchup or ranch.

Blackstone Sweet Potato Fries
Because of the large griddle surface, I can cook a whole bag and feed my large family quickly and easily.
Blackstone Sweet Potato Fries

19. Grilled Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

Everything is better wrapped in bacon and these green beans are no exception. They are grilled to perfection and make the perfect side dish or appetizer.

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Green Beans
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Green Beans is an easy side dish or appetizer that easily made on the grill. Simple ingredients gives these green beans so much flavor.
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

20. Deep Fried Onion Rings

Make your favorite onions rings at home with this simple side dish. I love the flavor and how crispy they get deep frying them.

Deep Fried Onion Rings
These crispy fried onion rings are so easy to make at home.
Deep Fried Onion Rings

21. Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Make this easy slow cooker side dish with simple ingredients. You can even dip your chicken tenders in this dip for a delicious meal idea.

Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip
This easy recipe combines for the perfect blend of cheese, spinach, artichokes and more.
Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip

22. Baked Beans

This classic side dish will save you a ton of money by making them from scratch. They are made with simple ingredients and are loaded with flavor.

Baked Beans
This recipe is super easy and you will save a ton of money from buying store-bought canned baked beans.
Baked Beans

23. Grilled French Fries

There is nothing better than French fries and chicken tenders. We love making them in a cast iron skillet for a crispy and flavorful side dish.

Grilled French Fries
No fancy tool is needed for these hand-cut French Fries. You simply cut them in ¼ inch strips and toss them in some seasoning and grill them in an iron skillet.
Grilled French Fries

24. Bacon Wrapped Pickles

These bacon wrapped pickles can be made with only 3 ingredients. Make sure to serve with a side of ranch for amazing side dish.

Bacon Wrapped Pickles
Bacon Wrapped Pickles come together with only 3 ingredients. Each bite is crispy perfection and even better dipped in ranch.
Bacon Wrapped Pickles

25. Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

This macaroni salad is a must for a creamy side dish. I love to top with diced green onions for amazing flavor.

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad
Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is creamy, delicious and made with simple pantry ingredients.
Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

26. Caesar salad

This side dish is light and refreshing and the perfect side dish to serve with chicken tenders. This is my go-to side dish to serve for a quick lunch.

Caesar salad
Enjoy this light and delicious Easy Caesar Salad Recipe at home for a delicious meal. You can eat it plain or add chicken to make it a full meal. It is so flavorful and really simple.
Caesar salad

27. Coleslaw

This side dish is a blend of tanginess and creamy texture. I love the combination of the refreshing coleslaw when I serve with chicken tenders.

Coleslaw
It is so easy to make with the perfect blend of tang and creaminess.
Coleslaw

28. Deep Fried Pickles

Fried pickles is an amazing side dish. They are easy to make and you will love the amazing flavor.

Deep Fried Pickles
This is very inexpensive to make at home. Also, now that I know how easy it is, I can make these anytime the craving hits.
Deep Fried Pickles

29. Macaroni Salad

Make this pasta salad the next time you make your favorite chicken tender recipes. It is creamy, delicious and full of flavor.

Macaroni Salad
It is loaded with lots of delicious veggies, cheese and more!
Macaroni Salad

30. Egg Roll in a Bowl

This one pan meal pairs perfectly with any types of chicken tenders. It only takes about 15 minutes and can be made with leftovers.

Egg Roll in a Bowl
Easy Egg Roll in a Bowl is a one pan meal that is easily made in about 15 minutes.
Egg Roll in a Bowl

31. Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Another family favorite side dish is these bacon wrapped asparagus. They are seasoned to perfectly and grill perfectly with amazing flavor.

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
The asparagus is seasoned with simple seasoning and the added flavor of the bacon makes these a flavorful recipe.
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

32. Chick-fil-a Cole Slaw

If you love Chick Fil A’s Cole Slaw, you can now make it at home. It made with budget friendly ingredients and has amazing flavor.

Chick-fil-a Cole Slaw
It is easy to make, budget-friendly and delicious.
Chick-fil-a Cole Slaw

33. Blackstone Mexican Street Corn

Take your frozen corn to the next level with this simple and easy recipe. Add your favorite toppings to make a delicious side dish.

Blackstone Mexican Street Corn
Start with frozen corn and simple seasoning for a easy recipe.
Blackstone Mexican Street Corn

34. Blackstone Bacon Fried Corn

Add bacon to your corn for a quick and easy side dish. We love the flavor and how easy it is to make on the Blackstone.

Blackstone Bacon Fried Corn
Fried corn is cooked with bacon and easy ingredients to make the best southern fried corn.
Blackstone Bacon Fried Corn

35. Smoked Asparagus

We love smoking meats and this asparagus recipe cooks just as easy. Serve with fresh squeeze lemon for a delicious side dish.

Smoked Asparagus
The asparagus is sprinkle with simple seasoning and lemon to create a delicious side dish.
Smoked Asparagus

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