Learn What To Serve with Chicken Piccata to complete your dinner. Serve as an elegant dish or keep it simple for delicious comfort food.
Chicken piccata is known for its lemony flavors and tender, juicy chicken. It’s quick to make and is the perfect combination of American and Italian flavors. Topped with capers, this is a chicken dish you won’t soon forget.
You may be wondering what you should serve it with, but we have all the answers for you! Each of these dishes will add variety to the meal and the best part is that they all taste great. Let’s dive in!
Why You’ll Love These Sides
Meal Prep Friendly | Most of these sides are great to meal prep or at least meal plan when you make your grocery list. Add in a couple of your favorites to your recipe binder so you can quickly reference for the future.
Quick and Easy | The majority of these recipes are on the quicker side so you aren’t spending all night slaving over the stove.
Kid Friendly | We all have families and most of us have or has had little ones under feet where we need to satisfy both palettes. Kids love carrots, creamy potatoes, asparagus and noodles. Family friendly favorites you know will get eaten.
Honey Herb Roasted Carrots
Serving veggies as a side is a great option. These roasted carrots are sweet, tangy, and packed with nutrients.
This recipe is super versatile and can easily be roasted in the oven or the air fryer. No matter which method you choose, they are fast!
Garlic Butter Green Beans
These green beans are bursting with butter, parmesan, and garlic to give you the ultimate flavor combination.
Easy, delicious, and fresh, this is a dish you’ll be giving two thumbs up. The secret ingredient is a dash of nutmeg and it takes these green beans to a whole new level.
Cheesy Roasted Air Fryer Asparagus
Air fried asparagus is the perfect cheesy side to go with chicken piccata. It only takes 10 minutes to make and the ingredients are simple.
Cooking it in the air fryer is fast, doesn’t heat up your kitchen and is quick to clean up too. Oh, and you can meal prep it too!
Sautéed Mushrooms with Cauliflower Crumbles
Caramelized mushrooms topped with crumbly cauliflower is the ultimate savory side. It comes together in just 40 minutes and dinner guests will rave about the flavor and texture. When you saute mushrooms, you’ll find that they have an earthy flavor. So good!
The Best Mashed Cauliflower of all time! With steamed cauliflower, garlic and onion powder, butter, and chives… It’s a delicious and healthy alternative to regular mashed potatoes. AND it’s low-carb, keto, paleo, and gluten-free.
🥔 Potatoes, Pasta and Rice
Smoked Fingerling Potatoes
These filling fingerling potatoes are doused in garlic butter to give you an explosion of flavor. They have just the right smoky flavor, go well with fancy dishes, and are super simple to make.
You can prep it in 10 minutes and your hungry crew will love them.
Cream Cheese Scalloped Potatoes
Another tasty potato recipe you will love is these cream cheese scalloped potatoes. They are creamy and the aroma of them cooking will leave you begging for a bite.
Thinly sliced potatoes in a sauce made with butter, flour, milk, ground mustard, thyme, shape cheddar cheese, and cream cheese.
Golden Rice Pilaf
Golden rice pilaf is irresistible with toasted pine nuts, turmeric, onions, garlic, and long grain rice. This dish is comforting and filled with Mediterranean flavors. With only five minutes of prep and 20 minutes cook time, what’s not to love?
The best part is that leftovers reheat wonderfully which saves time for tomorrow’s meals too!
Garlic Butter Noodles
Pasta lovers will rejoice when these butter noodles hit your mouth. Minced garlic, egg noodles, butter, grated parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and fresh parsley create a comforting dish that goes with just about everything.
Serve alongside a fresh salad and chicken piccata.
Apple, Fennel and Radish Salad
If you’ve been craving a salad that is sweet, refreshing, and crunchy, this is the one! Combining apples, fennel, and fresh radishes creates a salad that is vegetarian, gluten-free, and incredible.
Serve it with chicken or make it for a light lunch, either way, you’ll want to save this recipe.
Kale Crunch Salad
Made with Kale, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, and mandarin vinaigrette, this crunchy salad is amazing. This salad can be made up to 24 hours ahead of time, so it’s perfect for entertaining. There are tons of ways to dress it up by adding nuts, fruit, and roasted veggies.
This cool and refreshing broccoli salad is loaded with homemade dressing, cranberries, sunflower seeds, and broccoli. Adding some crisp bacon is the icing on the cake!
Serve it as a side for an evening in or serve it to a hungry crowd.
Homemade French Bread
It doesn’t get much better than the aroma of fresh bread baking in the oven. This loaf of French bread gives you that perfect flaky crust and tender center we all crave. Use it to dip in soups, eat with chicken piccata, or turn it into a sandwich.
I love to use it to sop up any of the leftover sauce.
Honey Butter Rolls
Tender and fluffy, these warm honey butter rolls are the side you have been looking for. The rolls are baked to perfection, leaving you with a golden brown roll that’s spread with homemade honey butter. It doesn’t get much better than this, folks!
Cheddar Bay Biscuits
These cheddar Bay Biscuits will certainly keep you coming back for more. Warm, tender biscuits topped with garlic butter. Using sharp cheddar makes the flavor bold and irresistible. Great for any time of year and all you need is 20 minutes to whip up a batch.
The options for sides for piccata are simply endless but these are some fan favorites that are tried and true. Don’t discount going through your freezer, pantry or refrigerator for a quick inventory of what you already have to make a side dish out of ingredients on hand.
If you see 2 rutabagas in the refrigerator, make a batch of fries or mash them with garlic powder or any of its substitutes.
Gather all of your leftover veggies in the crisper and whip up a batch of roasted veggies in the air fryer or in the oven.
If you have one head of broccoli left, spritz it with a little olive oil and put it in your air fryer for a few minutes and it is fantastic with piccata.
These recipes are perfect to use up what you already have in the refrigerator.
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