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    The 25 BEST Sides for Chicken Wings

    Don’t we all love to dig into a big pile of wings now and then? As great as they are, it’s nice to have something on the side.

    We’ve compiled this list of the best Sides for Chicken Wings so you always know what to have alongside them.

    You’ll find a huge variety of chicken wing sides, from salads to dips, vegetables and starches. It’s all here!

    Go through all of these sides for wings. You’ll never be wondering “what to serve with wings?” again!

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    The Best Sides for Chicken Wings:

    1. Rainbow Pasta Salad

    We’re starting this list of sides for wings with our favorite Rainbow Pasta Salad. The crowd will be drawn to this colorful bowl.

    You can’t get easier than this Rainbow Pasta Salad. We love the final touch of feta in there…

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    2. Creole Coleslaw

    This creamy Creole Coleslaw is a great variation on that classic potluck side dish. Your traditional slaw gets a zippy upgrade.

    Bring this to your next get together and guests will be asking for the secret to your slaw!

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    3. Mexican Street Corn Salad

    This Mexican Street Corn Salad is going to be the new star at your dinner table.

    When you’re thinking what goes with wings, this might be your new favorite answer!

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    4. Easy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

    These healthy and tasty alternatives to your basic French fries are sweeping restaurants across the country.

    Now you can make them in your own home with this easy recipe!

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    5. Dirty Rice

    Dirty Rice is a famous dish in Creole and Cajun cuisines. White rice gets a “dirty” color from bits of meat and a generous dose of seasonings.

    It’s a super delicious recipe that will add new layers of flavor to wing night.

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    6. Balela Salad

    Let us present you Balela deliciousness!! So colorful, so easy, so refreshing… This hearty colorful salad is bursting with flavors and textures.

    Chickpeas, black beans, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, parsley, mint… what’s not to like!!

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    7. Mashed Potatoes

    Mashed potatoes are one of the ultimate comfort foods. This easy recipe has the addition of goat cheese, for an extra punch of flavor!

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    8. Tomato Cucumber Raita

    If you like your wings extra hot, you’ve gotta have something cool and refreshing to comliment them.

    This yogurt-based raita is super easy to make. Just chop cucumber, tomatoes, onion, and chilies, then mix everything together. It’s so good!

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    9. Cannellini Beans

    This Cannellini Beans recipe is the best, hands down! Creamy, buttery beans are enhanced with plenty of fresh herbs, garlic, parmesan, cherry tomatoes, and a good dousing of good ol’ EVOO.

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    10. Peach Salsa

    What to do with all the peaches life gives you when they are in season? Simple… make this Peach Salsa.

    It’s fresh and sweet, it’s addictively delicious, and it goes great with wings!

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    11. Creamed Corn

    After you try this easy Creamed Corn recipe, you will never, ever go back to canned. Made with fresh corn (though you can use frozen), it’s so creamy and full of flavor.

    This side dish is addictively good.

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    12. Israeli Couscous Salad 

    Vibrant, bright and light fresh flavors! A melody of textures! Do you sometimes crave for some good starchy carbs in your salad? This Israeli Couscous Salad has it all!

    Colorful veggies and layers of flavors, it’s pasta salad at its best!! 

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    13. Garlic Aioli

    Chicken wings just scream for a good dip on the side, and this easy Garlic Aioli is one of the best!

    This shortcut version requires only four ingredients, and about 5 minutes to make.

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    14. Habichuelas Guisadas (Puerto Rican Stewed Beans)

    This Habichuelas Guisadas (Puerto Rican Stewed Beans) are the tastiest beans you will ever eat, seasoned with tomato, sofrito, sazon and adobo.

    Once you try your beans the Puerto Rican way, you may never eat them any other way again.

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    15. Green Rice Casserole

    This green rice casserole is a great side for wings. Creamy, cheesy goodness with spinach and peppers, this might become your new favorite.

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    16. Bacon Cheddar Jalapeño Cornbread

    Cornbread is one of our all around favorite side dishes, and it goes great with wings.

    This is cornbread taken to the next level, and then some. Bacon, cheddar and jalapenõs… best cornbread recipe ever!

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    17. Arroz con Gandules

    This Arroz con Gandules recipe may be my new favorite rice dish! Tender rice with pigeon peas, generously flavored with salted pork, sofrito, tomato sauce and some great Latin seasonings.

    It’s such a great side dish to have in your repertoire, as it goes well with so many things.

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    18. Macaroni Salad

    Macaroni Salad is another one of the staple sides for fried fish.

    This version is extra creamy and extra tangy. Make a big batch, and enjoy the leftovers for days!

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    19. Louisiana Style Remoulade

    Louisiana style remoulade… If you need a new dipping sauce, here it is!

    I am going to introduce not just one, but two versions of this saucy side of Louisiana.

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    20. Potato Salad

    A good potato salad need just few simple ingredients. All you do is boil and cut the potatoes and mix in everything in a big bowl.

    This one is as classic as it gets.

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    21. Homemade French Fries

    There is so much fun making your own homemade French Fries.

    These homemade fries are potatoes that are cut into sticks and deep fried until golden brown, then sprinkled with seasoning. Great for some wing night.

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    22. Tater Tots

    Tater tots are one of the most perfect sides for wings. This air fryer version will give you tater tots that taste just like deep fried, but they are way healthier.

    And all this happens in just 15 minutes. Win, win!

    Get the Recipe @ 40aprons

    23. Creamy Poppyseed Fruit Salad

    Have something cool and sweet on the side, and give your fruit salad whole new dimension with this great recipe.

    The star here is the creamy poppyseed dressing, which beautifully compliments the fresh fruit.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    24. Bloomin’ Onion Garlic Bread

    This bloomin’ onion garlic bread is an easy to make side that’s outrageously cheesy and delicious.

    Two different types of cheese are baked between the fresh bread, which helps make this bread even more impressive.

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    25. Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

    The last item on our list of sides for chicken wings is certainly not the least… in fact, it’s the most classic!

    Make a restaurant quality Blue Cheese Dressing at home with this super simple recipe! This creamy, crumbly, tangy dressing will elevate any dish.

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    So there you go, twenty five great sides for chicken wings. Which one will you try first?

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    25 BEST Sides for Chicken Wings

    This collection of easy Sides for Chicken Wings includes a huge variety of accompaniments for your favorite finger food. We love this zesty coleslaw:


    • 16oz coleslaw mix
    • 3/8 cup mayonnaise
    • 2 Tbsp Creole mustard
    • 2 Tbsp Creole seasoning
    • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
    • 1 tsp sugar


      1. In a large bowl, mix together mayo, mustard, Creole seasoning, vinegar and sugar until well combined.
      2. Add in coleslaw mix and toss well.
      3. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving.

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