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.
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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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.