Fried rice may indeed stand on its own. But it’s always more interesting when served with a selection of different side dishes. If you’re unsure of what to serve with fried rice. There are several side dishes that go well with it and make for a filling and balanced meal. 

Fried rice may indeed stand on its own. But it's always more interesting when served with a selection of different side dishes. If you're unsure of what to serve with fried rice. There are several side dishes that go well with it and make for a filling and balanced meal. #grillonadime #whattoservewithfriedrice #friedricesidedishes
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Best Side Dishes for Fried Rice

These best side dishes for fried rice, which range from hearty and filling options to lighter options. Have been carefully chosen to complement your main dish. 

If you’ve ever wondered what the perfect fried rice side dish would be, look no further. Skip your favorite Chinese restaurant or any Asian restaurant and make your favorite dish at home.

We have even served with pork ribs, lemon chicken, and sweet and sour pork chops. White rice with mushrooms, carrots and roasted asparagus pair perfectly with these sides.

Fried rice may indeed stand on its own. But it's always more interesting when served with a selection of different side dishes. If you're unsure of what to serve with fried rice. There are several side dishes that go well with it and make for a filling and balanced meal. #grillonadime #whattoservewithfriedrice #friedricesidedishes

1.  Smoked Deviled Eggs

We are starting the list with everybody’s favorite; can you guess it? It’s EGG!

You can pair an egg with fried rice every time, no matter how it’s cooked.  Smoked Deviled Eggs are one of the most delicious ways to cook an egg. It will be perfect to pair them with fried rice.

You can even pair it with a fried egg.

Smoked Deviled Eggs
These deviled eggs are full of smoked flavor and easy to make with simple ingredients.
Smoked Deviled Eggs

2. Blackstone Scrambled Eggs

Are you feeling experimental about how to cook your eggs? This will be a game changer for you if you want to level up your scrambled eggs. 

Blackstone Scrambled Eggs are soft and fluffy, and you would enjoy eating them with fried rice. This way of cooking eggs is also super convenient for you if you are cooking large meals for your family!

Blackstone Scrambled Eggs
We start by mixing the eggs with milk and adding them to the hot griddle that is topped with butter. Cooking eggs on the griddle is an easy and fast way to cook scrambled eggs.
Blackstone Scrambled Eggs

3. Blackstone Teriyaki Salmon

Fish has always been the perfect pairing for fried rice. Its flavors just blend right with rice, and by pairing it with fried rice, the flavors are truly magnificent!

Blackstone Teriyaki Salmon is something you can do if you are feeling a little fancy. You can also make this to share with your loved ones. This is even delicious topped with soy sauce, oyster sauce or chili sauce.

Blackstone Teriyaki Salmon
The Teriyaki Sauce that is brushed on Blackstone Teriyaki Salmon is full of flavor. This salmon recipe is healthy and easy to make.
Blackstone Teriyaki Salmon

4. Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs

Looking for something new to try on your next Sunday Grill? Well, you’re in the right place because we’ve got this amazing recipe for you!

Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs are full of flavors that will burst in your mouth once you eat them! You’ll never regret trying this one out.

Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs
This new recipe for Teriyaki chicken kabobs is so easy but loaded with flavor. The teriyaki sauce is so yummy that even the kiddos will eat their veggies. The sauce makes everything amazing!
Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs

5. Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings

Fried Rice is the ultimate comfort food, and pairing it with this other comfort food would just be perfect! This one is familiar already.

Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings is beloved by many Americans; it’s flavor-packed and brings warmth when you eat it. Pairing it with fried rice will not disappoint.

Skip Chinese dumplings and make this delicious chicken and dumplings. It is also delicious served with a sweet sour soup or a salad.

Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings
The ingredients for this chicken and dumplings recipe are simple. There are many ways to prepare dumplings, but we prefer this biscuit-style dumplings that are cooked to perfection.
Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings

6. Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts have never been a favorite, especially at dinnertime. So here’s a way to make it something that you and your family will surely love.

Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprouts are delicious dishes that you can try making for dinner. This will surely be a favorite in your home!

Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
We love the sweet and savory flavor of this easy appetizer. The simple ingredients make this a budget-friendly side dish.
Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

7. Blackstone Broccoli

Vegetables are something you wouldn’t consider pairing with your fried rice, especially broccoli. But once you tried making this one, you would want to always pair it with your fried rice. This is a very simple and easy one.

Blackstone Broccoli is broccoli that’s been cooked on a griddle through a Blackstone. It has a smokiness taste to it that is fantastic to pair with fried rice.

Blackstone Broccoli
Griddling broccoli comes out crispy with that grill flavor but nice and tender. In less than 10 minutes you can have an amazing side dish with easy ingredients.
Blackstone Broccoli

8. Smoked Pork Chops

This one’s for you if you have a thing for rice and pork.

Smoked Pork Chop is a juicy and flavorful pork dish, and the most important thing is that it’s tender.

You can also deep fry these pork chops.

Smoked Pork Chops
This recipe is one of their favorites as the pork chops come out so amazing because of the delicious smoke flavor and simple seasoning blend.
Smoked Pork Chops

9. Grilled Asparagus

Asparagus is one of the most common side dishes in a meal. In this recipe, you will want it to be the main star!

Pairing Grilled Asparagus with your Fried Rice will truly surprise you—in a good way. It’s smokey, tender, and delicious, and I’m sure your family will love it too!

Grilled Asparagus
Grilled Asparagus cooks up tender, juicy, and full of flavor. This is an amazing, healthy side dish that is tossed with easy ingredients.
Grilled Asparagus

10. Blackstone Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon goes well with everything, and there is no food that someone will refuse as long as it’s bacon-wrapped. Even if it’s vegetables such as asparagus.

Blackstone Bacon-wrapped Asparagus will surely be a winner for you. The smokiness of the bacon and the juice of it that’s in the asparagus will surely leave you wanting more. Especially when you pair it with fried rice!

Blackstone Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Blackstone Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus is easy to prep and is the perfect side to make on your griddle. Only 4 Ingredients are needed to make this delicious side.
Blackstone Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

11. Grilled Lemon Black Pepper Chicken Wings

Chicken and Fried Rice just really work together well. So you must give Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken a try this weekend.

Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings
These lemon pepper chicken wings are made with easy seasoning but they are still bursting with flavor.
Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

12. Garlic Lemon Grilled Shrimp

Seafood and Fried Rice? I couldn’t think of a better combination. If you have been in Asia this kind of combination is the norm.

So if you love Asian flavors, you should try making Garlic Lemon Grilled Shrimp. It’s so easy and delicious!

Garlic Lemon Grilled Shrimp
Grilled lemon garlic shrimp only requires a few ingredients and a few minutes on the grill and you have a healthy dinner idea.
Garlic Lemon Grilled Shrimp

13. Garlic Parmesan Shrimp

Shrimp is one of the easiest seafoods to work with. It is a very versatile seafood, which makes it so easy to use.

You can use it in many dishes, such as Garlic Parmesan Shrimp. The flavors of this one are something you don’t want to miss out on.

Garlic Parmesan Shrimp
These grilled shrimps are the perfect weeknight meal to make. It takes minutes on the grill and the garlic parmesan topping makes this meal so delicious.
Garlic Parmesan Shrimp

14. Teriyaki Chicken in Foil

This other Asian-inspired dish is delicious! This will be a nice one to pair with your fried rice. 

Teriyaki Chicken in Foil is a mixture of veggies such as broccoli, bell peppers, and chicken with teriyaki sauce in it. The mixture is then put in foil and cooked either on a grill or oven.

Add in hoisin sauce, sesame oil, or any sauce you prefer.

Teriyaki Chicken in Foil
Adding to the grill gives it that smokey flavor and allows the chicken and vegetables to cook perfectly.
Teriyaki Chicken in Foil

15. Blackstone Hibachi Steak

If you are a fan of Japanese and Asian cuisine, this is the perfect recipe for you to try! This is so easy and fast to make.

Blackstone Hibachi Steaks are small cuts of steak that have been marinated in oil and seasoning. With its flavor, it will be a perfect pairing with your fried rice.

Blackstone Hibachi Steak
Bite-sized Blackstone Hibachi Steak is loaded with flavor and easy to make. The steak is marinated in easy ingredients and then cooked on the griddle.
Blackstone Hibachi Steak

16. Blackstone Cauliflower

Cooking in Blackstone is just so convenient, especially on large occasions. Also, it adds flavor to every food you cook in it.

Making Blackstone Cauliflower will surely make your kids eat their cauliflower. It will also be an awesome dish to pair with frosted rice.

Blackstone Cauliflower
After cutting the cauliflower into florets then place it on the griddle. We recommend adding some olive oil to the griddle and allowing the cauliflower to steam under a dome.
Blackstone Cauliflower

17. Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

If you are looking for something vegan, this one’s for you. This is so easy and affordable to make.

Get your cauliflower and make a Grilled Cauliflower Steak! I assure you, the flavors will surprise you.

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks
Grilled Cauliflower Steaks is a quick and healthy way to enjoy sliced cauliflower. Seasoned with easy ingredients which makes the cauliflower full of flavor.
Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

18. Easy Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

Now, if you are looking for something warm to pair with your fried rice, you can try making this one. Egg drop soup is also a family favorite.

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup is a delicious and comforting soup that you’ll love especially during the rainy season. And by making it in a crockpot, this would be so easy to make.

The chicken broth is mixed with the ingredients. It makes the perfect textures and flavor.

Easy Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup
I love that this recipe is loaded with veggies, chicken, and spices that I have on hand. I like to use thyme as it adds a delicious flavor to this great recipe.
Easy Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

19. Chick Fil A Chicken Noodle Soup

Chick-Fil-A Chicken noodle soup is a copycat version but still delicious. Add in peas for a delicious soup idea. This is the perfect side for any Chinese cuisine.

Chick Fil A Chicken Noodle Soup
The taste of the shredded chicken, the egg noodles, and the broth mixed together makes an amazing bowl of soup.
Chick Fil A Chicken Noodle Soup

20. Balsamic Chicken Marinade

If you are in search of something unique to make with your chicken, you should try making this one. This recipe is so simple, but I assure you the flavors are not.

Balsamic Chicken Marinade is a flavor-packed dish that you will love pairing with your fried rice. So give it a try in your next Sunday grill.

Balsamic Chicken Marinade
This Balsamic Chicken Marinade is one of our favorite marinades. The combination of the balsamic vinegar, garlic, and brown sugar makes it the perfect marinade.
Balsamic Chicken Marinade

21. BBQ Chicken Breast

Chicken breast is one of the easiest parts of chicken that you can cook. It has the least flavor out of all the parts, which makes it the most versatile to use.

You can marinate it in different flavors such as BBQ Chicken Breast. This recipe will enhance your chicken breast flavors that will make it go well with your fried rice.

BBQ Chicken Breast
I love that this recipe is simple to make and with easy ingredients. In less than 20 minutes, we can be sitting down and enjoy dinner.
BBQ Chicken Breast

22. Steak and Potatoes Foil Packs

This one is more on the traditional side, but despite that, it is still delicious. The good thing about traditional food is that you cannot go wrong with it. Because you already have a lot of sources you can use to make it.

Steak and Potatoes Foil Packs are an oven-baked dish that you’ll love to pair with your fried rice. You can choose whatever type of herbs to make this one.

Steak and Potatoes Foil Packs
Make an easy weeknight meal with a foil pack loaded with steak, potatoes, and easy seasoning. Garlic and herbs are added to this Steak and Potatoes Foil Packs to make an amazing meal.
Steak and Potatoes Foil Packs

23. Grilled Yellow Squash

Grilled Yellow Squash is perfect for you to pair with your fried rice. It is also a very easy and simple dish to make.

Grilled Yellow Squash
Grilled Squash is a quick and easy side dish and there are many ways to season it.
Grilled Yellow Squash

24. Grilled Acorn Squash

If you are looking for something simple to make. This fun and easy side dish is something you’ll like to make to pair with your fried rice. This is a healthy and delicious one you can make.

Grilled Acorn Squash has a smokey and nutty flavor. You and your family will surely love it.

Grilled Acorn Squash
The seasoning for this grilled squash recipe is simple and gives the squash so much flavor. This Acorn Squash can be placed on the grill or roast in the oven.
Grilled Acorn Squash

25. Grilled Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

If you are looking for something to take your Brussels sprouts to the next level, you have to try this one. This is so easy to make.

Grilled Parmesan Brussels Sprouts will surely be a family favorite. The flavors from the parmesan cheese will surely make your Brussels shine. We love add these in with our stir fry.

Grilled Parmesan Brussels Sprouts
Cooking Brussel Sprouts in foil with the Parmesan seasoning really allows for this tasty vegetable to stay tender. The edges are crispy but soft and flavorful.
Grilled Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

26. Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon

Trying to have a balanced meal for health reasons? This is the recipe for you.

Spice up your healthy diet with Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon. No one said eating healthy should be boring.

Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon
It is made with canned greens and seasoned with ingredients. The bacon is cooked directly on the grill and then green beans are added. They're sauteed in bacon fat and bacon grease to give them more flavor.
Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon

27. Blackstone Eggs in a Basket

Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day. So start your day with this delicious egg recipe.

Blackstone Eggs in a Basket is so easy to make and does not require any special cooking skills. Make sure to check this one out.

Blackstone Eggs in a Basket
Blackstone Eggs in a Basket is a quick and easy breakfast idea. This simple breakfast idea is a crowd favorite and is made with simple ingredients.
Blackstone Eggs in a Basket

28. Grilled Meatballs

This recipe is so easy and delicious, and you wouldn’t want to miss making it. Just a few ingredients are needed for this one.

Grilled Meatballs are crispy and juicy on the inside. Pair it with fried rice and have a feast. Add a side of spring rolls for a complete meal idea.

Grilled Meatballs
The meatball comes out crispy on the outside but moist and flavorful on the inside. The ground beef combined with the Italian Seasoning, and other simple seasoning makes this the best recipe for Homemade Meatballs.
Grilled Meatballs

29. Grilled Meatloaf

You can never go wrong by pairing your fried rice with a delicious meat dish. It just goes so well together.

Grilled Meatloaf is a flavor-packed dish that is so easy to make.

Grilled Meatloaf
Grilled Meatloaf is a delicious, hearty recipe that is easy to make. You will love the combination of simple ingredients and smoky flavor.
Grilled Meatloaf

30. Smoked Turkey Legs

If you prefer turkey to chicken, then you should try this one. It is a very simple dish to make.

Smoked Turkey Legs are juicy and mouthwatering dishes that no one can resist. Try making this for your next Sunday roast.

Smoked Turkey Legs
The smoked turkey drumsticks are brushed with melted butter and then seasoned with a simple dry rub.
Smoked Turkey Legs

31. Blackstone Sausage and Peppers

Maximize your black stone by making this recipe. This is a simple and very easy one to make.
Blackstone Sausage and Peppers are a delicious and hearty dish to make. This would go so well with your fried rice. Add a side of egg rolls for a complete meal idea. We have even topped with bok choy, sesame seeds and green onions.

Blackstone Sausage and Peppers
Blackstone Sausage and Peppers is an easy and flavorful meal with simple ingredients. Hearty and delicious, sausage and peppers make a perfect weeknight meal.
Blackstone Sausage and Peppers

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Fried rice may indeed stand on its own. But it's always more interesting when served with a selection of different side dishes. If you're unsure of what to serve with fried rice. There are several side dishes that go well with it and make for a filling and balanced meal. #grillonadime #whattoservewithfriedrice #friedricesidedishes

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