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Here are 20+ of the best side dishes to serve with Teriyaki Chicken! Teriyaki chicken—a delightful dish with its sweet and savory flavors. But what truly transforms this dish from delightful to unforgettable are the accompaniments that complement its robust taste. Think vibrant stir-fried vegetables, aromatic rice, and an array of unexpected pairings.
Teriyaki Chicken is super simple to make at home once you have all of your ingredients. You can take a look at my Homemade Teriyaki Chicken Recipe for a step by step guide. I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts for this recipe but feel free to use whatever cut of chicken you’d like! Teriyaki Chicken can be made with chicken thighs, breasts, or drumsticks! You can also make them in the crockpot, making it super easy and convenient for weeknight dinners! Keep scrolling for a list of the most delicious sides to go with your Teriyaki Chicken!
What To Serve With Teriyaki Chicken (20+ tasty sides!)
Fried Rice: This easy Fried Rice Recipe is healthier than most and ready to eat in 10-minutes. Thanks to some frozen rice, precooked bacon and frozen asian veggies, this recipe comes together in a cinch.
Cauliflower Fried Rice: Cauliflower Fried Rice is a lower carb, healthier take on the original fried rice recipe that comes together in 10 minutes and tastes amazing! Feel free to use all riced cauliflower or use half brown rice, half cauliflower.
Steamed White Rice: A classic choice that allows the savory teriyaki sauce to shine. Consider using jasmine or sushi rice for added fragrance.
Butter Rice: My Famous Butter Rice is seriously the best! Add a few simple ingredients to make the most buttery, delicious rice you’ve ever had. It’s the perfect side to teriyaki chicken!
Pineapple Fried Rice: A delightful blend of sweet, juicy pineapple, savory rice, colorful veggies, and just the right touch of spices. It’s like a tropical vacation on a plate!
Vegetable Rice Pilaf: This takes simple rice to the next level by infusing it with a medley of vibrant vegetables, creating a flavorful and satisfying dish perfect for teriyaki.
Zucchini Fried Rice: Transform this humble vegetable into a star by blending zucchini with rice, savory seasonings, and a mix of colorful veggies, offering a healthier twist on a classic dish.
Pork Potstickers: These Pork Potstickers make for an easy lunch or dinner! I love making a big batch of this potsticker recipe and freezing them for later!
Spring Rolls: This Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe with a Peanut Dipping Sauce is healthy, easy, and yummy! Made with shrimp but could easily be made with chicken, try it today!
Crab Rangoon: A popular take-out appetizer that is just as easy to make at home and taste even better! Crab, cream cheese, onion and seasonings are fried in a wonton wrapper until crispy.
Ramen Stir Fry: This Ramen Stir Fry is the tastiest noodle dish, ready in 20 minutes! Prepackaged ramen noodles are cooked and stir-fried with tons of veggies in a homemade sweet Asian sauce.
Chow Mein (or lo mein): This easy recipe makes an amazing Chow Mein in 15 minutes! These noodles are highly adaptable and you can make them sweet or spicy, making this the perfect side dish for your next dinner!
Ramen: Enjoy delicious, Easy Homemade Ramen at home with this tasty recipe! Fresh veggies and savory flavors turn into this fast and easy Asian-inspired soup.
Teriyaki Shrimp Soba Noodle Bowl: This Soba Noodle Bowl recipe is the bomb! It’s sweet, a little spicy and totally teriyaki! Yummy soba noodles, shrimp and veggies covered in a delicious homemade sauce.
Asian Slaw: This Asian salad with Peanuts is a refreshing new Thai take on the same old coleslaw recipe. This time with a sweet, peanutty kick!
Japanese-style Potato Salad: Boil and mash potatoes, mix in Japanese mayonnaise, rice vinegar, chopped cucumbers, carrots, and a hint of mustard for a creamy and refreshing side.
Cucumber Salad: Cool, crunchy, refreshing, and easy to throw together!
Crunchy Thai Peanut Chicken Salad: A healthy and delicious Thai Peanut Chicken Salad made with kale, bell peppers and carrots! Lots of fresh vegetables, a simple dressing all put together in a jiffy.
Chinese Chicken Salad: This Chinese Chicken Salad recipe is a little sweet and a little crunchy with lots of veggies and protein. Enjoy this meal for lunch or dinner!
Teriyaki Glazed Mushrooms: Sauté mixed mushrooms in a pan with teriyaki sauce until they’re caramelized and rich in flavor.
Thai Chicken Salad: I love this crunchy and fresh Thai Chicken Salad. The sweet peanut dressing pairs well with the veggies and chicken. Sweet and Spicy.
Chinese Cabbage Salad: Use that bag of shredded cabbage in a whole new way with this Chinese Cabbage Salad recipe! Flavored with a homemade sesame dressing and filled with cabbage, peppers, onions, carrots, almonds and chow mein noodles. This is our new weekly go-to side dish.
Stir Fry: A quick, easy, and delicious Stir Fry Recipe your family is sure to love! Serve hot and with rice for best results. You can also just toss your favorite veggies in this Stir Fry Sauce and you’ll have your perfect stir fry!
Bok Choy: Stir-fried bok choy, with its crisp-tender stems and leafy greens bathed in a savory yet delicate garlic-infused sauce, offers a refreshing and nutrient-rich accompaniment that perfectly complements teriyaki chicken. Add some red pepper flakes to add some spice to your dish!
Sushi Bake: If you love sushi, you’re going to love Sushi Bake. A casserole-style dish featuring sushi rice, cooked seafood, various vegetables, and a variety of sauces and seasonings.
Sesame Noodle Salad: A quick and easy Sesame Noodle Salad recipe. Enjoy lukewarm or cold, either way, this Asian side dish is packed full of delicious flavor.
Healthy Peanut Noodles: Peanut Noodles just got a million times better! Healthy, sweet and a little spicy, this vegetarian meal is filling and packed full of flavor.
Oven Roasted Asparagus: Grab three ingredients and find 15 minutes while making dinner to make this amazingly simple yet delicious side dish. It’s perfect for any meal because with this roasted asparagus recipe you can customize it to your liking!
Maple Glazed Carrots: Roast whole carrots in the oven with a maple glaze (maple syrup, olive oil, salt, and pepper) until tender and slightly caramelized. This makes a great addition to any meal!
Sweet Potatoes: Caramelized Asian sweet potatoes, glazed in a mix of soy sauce, honey, and a touch of ginger.
Roasted Green Beans: Roast your green beans then toss them in a sauce made from sesame oil, grated ginger, soy sauce, and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.
Steamed Broccoli: Steamed broccoli, with its vibrant green florets, offers a tender yet crisp bite, making it a nutritious and versatile side that perfectly complements a variety of main dishes.
Roasted Cauliflower: This basic, Roasted Cauliflower recipe is a tasty, low-carb, simple side dish to throw together any day of the week. All you need is olive oil, salt, pepper and a little oven time to get the maximum caramelized, brown, super flavorful cauliflower.
Brussels Sprouts: Roasted Brussels Sprouts, kissed with a tangy-sweet glaze made from soy sauce, sesame oil, and a hint of chili, bring a flavorful twist to these tiny cabbages, offering a delectable side dish that’s a fusion of bold Asian tastes.
Choose the perfect sides for your teriyaki chicken feast to enhance the meal. Options like steamed rice, stir-fried veggies, pineapple fried rice, or steamed broccoli add unique flavors. Mix and match these suggestions for an unforgettable teriyaki chicken meal that will leave your taste buds singing!
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