What to Serve With White Chicken Chili: 20 Tasty Side Dishes

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Imagine having planned a party for the upcoming weekend, but you are still clueless about the menu. With so many things to do, it is understandable to be indecisive about the dishes to be served.

However, with us on the board, you don't have to be worried about anything.

One of the best dishes to add to your menu is white chili chicken. This is a spicier and creamier version of the classic chili and features ingredients such as chicken, potatoes, kidney beans, and spices. Undoubtedly, this is a wholesome dish that can be paired with many side options.

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The best side dishes to serve with white chili chicken are nachos, tostada, bacon wrapped asparagus, Brussels sprouts and bacon, crab cakes, avocado fries, spinach, coconut shrimp, tater tots, chili cheese fries, arugula salad, jalapeno cornbread, pickles, garlic fries, baked potatoes, honey oat bread and fried green tomatoes. 

You and your guests are in for a treat. So, gear up and find all the amazing side dishes you can make and eat for your upcoming party on the weekend.

20 Side Dishes For White Chili Chicken

1. Nachos

Instant pot nachos

Nachos and white chili chicken are a perfect combination. They work great as an appetizer and have the perfect crunch to start a meal.

You can serve them with each other and let your guests eat them together. Or you can simply top the nachos with white chili chicken and let the flavors mingle with each other.

2. Tostada


If you aren't a fan of nachos or want to try something different, try tostada instead. They are crunchy and pretty easy to make. A tostada has a savory flavor and can be enjoyed with white chili chicken.

What's more, its mild taste complements the main dish, allowing you to have a balanced meal.

3. Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon wrapped asparagus

Bacon wrapped asparagus is a flavorful and delicious side dish in every way. It is crunchy with crispy and tasty bacon. Also, the mild flavor makes it an excellent option to enjoy alongside white chili chicken.

You can serve the combo to your kids and picky eaters. We are sure they will love it.

4. Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts

We love having brussels sprouts with our homemade white chili chicken. You can prepare the dish within 15 minutes using your instant pot.

This is an appealing side dish with great qualities, such as incredible taste and texture. In addition, the colorful dish only requires a few primary ingredients, like bacon, onions, and Brussels sprouts.

5. Crab Cakes

Crab cakes

Have you ever tried crab cakes? They are soft and flavorful with crab meat and different spices. You can make these addictive cakes in your instant pot and serve them as a side dish.

These cakes gel well with kidney beans, chicken pieces, and other ingredients in your white chili chicken. Ensure to serve the cakes with the sauce to avoid a dry treat.

6. Avocado Fries

Avocado fries


Call them tasty, crunchy, and healthy! These avocado fries are perfect for lunch, dinner, or even snacks. Avocado fries taste incredible with white chili chicken.

These fries have a crusty exterior and a soft interior, ideal for anyone looking for a great side dish. Serve the fries with a dip, and earn all the praise.

7. Spinach


Add some greens to your bowl of white chili chicken by serving the dish with home-cooked spinach. Spinach is tasty and is also healthy, with lots of vitamins and minerals.

Give yourself and your guests a healthy treat to enjoy. You can follow the tagged recipe and make a flavorful spinach side dish.

8. Coconut Shrimp

Coconut shrimp

We love a side dish bursting with flavors and textures. Coconut shrimp is one of them, and it is safe to say that this recipe is irresistible.

Try the dish yourself to believe our words. Plate the shrimp and white chili chicken together and let your guests enjoy the unique combination.

9. Tater Tots

Tater Tots

If you have an air fryer, you will love making tater tots. Tater tots seasoned with paprika, salt, pepper, and cooking spray make an excellent side dish.

You can customize the spice levels according to your taste. Besides, serve them fresh, so they complement your white chili chicken well.

10. Chili Cheese Fries

Chili cheese fries

Chili cheese fries are everyone's favorite. You can't resist them because of their perfect cheesy texture and wholesome taste. Make these fries for your next party and impress your guests.

Since they complement white chili chicken well, plate both dishes together and experience an explosion of flavors in your mouth.

11. Arugula Salad

Arugula salad

This is a refreshing salad with a blend of arugula, parmesan cheese, almonds, and dry cranberries. Each ingredient works great with the other, giving you an excellent salad to enjoy during summer.

The dressing used in the recipe is slightly sweet and tart. It complements the spicy flavors of chili chicken and creates magic on your dining table.

12. Red Cabbage Slaw

Red cabbage slaw

Here is another healthy salad to blow your mind. Red cabbage slaw not only tastes great but s filled with all the beneficial nutrients. It is a creamy and delicious slaw with ingredients like red cabbage, red onion, mayonnaise, sugar, apple, cider vinegar, dried dill, celery seeds, and salt.

Try this recipe and serve it with your main dish. You won't be disappointed.

13. Tomato Avocado Salad

Tomato avocado salad

Give yourself a flavorful treat with the amazing tomato avocado salad. The dish contains tomatoes, avocados, red onions, cilantro, cucumbers, chickpeas, and other ingredients for a wholesome plate of goodness.

Since this salad has a great taste, it tastes divine with your while chili chicken. Also, it gets ready quickly, saving you loads of time.

14. Saltine Crackers

Saltine Crackers


These saltine crackers are addictive and tasty. They have the perfect crunch and flavor, complementing your white chili chicken.

Saltine crackers can be made in batches and stored in an airtight jar to maintain their taste and freshness. Dip a cracker in your bowl of white chili chicken and witness a great blend of flavors in your mouth.

15. Jalapeno Cornbread

Jalapeno Cornbread

Cornbread is ideally sweet, but the jalapeno cornbread has that spicy kick that is worth every bite. Pair the bread slices with your white chili chicken and witness a taste like no other.

Use the tagged recipe to make the softest bread within a few minutes.

16. Pickles


There are many ways to make pickles at home, but we have selected this recipe for your side dish. It is because cucumbers are the best to create the most crunchy and tasty pickles at home. Also, these pickles taste divine with white chili chicken.

If you haven't made pickles at home, practice will help you ace the whole process.

17. Garlic Fries 

Garlic fries

Next, we have the amazing and comforting garlic fries as our best side dish. These fries are crispy and contain lots of garlic for a much-needed flavor.

Dip your fries in white chili chicken and experience a beautiful explosion of flavors and textures.

18. Baked Potatoes

baked potatoes

Baked potatoes are fulfilling and one of the easiest side dishes to ace. Follow all the instructions to the dot and prepare these potatoes within a short time.

You are free to customize the seasoning as per your choice.

19. Honey Oat Bread

Honey Oat Bread

Bake this healthy and delicious bread at home and thank us later. Courtesy of oats, the bread is crunchy on the outside and soft and fresh on the inside. Ensure that you slice it properly before serving.

20. Fried Green Tomatoes


To make this fantastic side dish, you need green tomatoes, eggs, milk, flour, cornmeal, and bread crumbs. For the seasoning, you require salt and black pepper. You can make these tomatoes spicy by adding red chilli peppers.

These tomatoes are fried in cooking oil and turn out quite delicious and tempting.

Sides For White Chicken Chili

  1. Nachos
  2. Tostada
  3. Bacon wrapped asparagus
  4. Brussels sprouts and bacon
  5. Crab cakes
  6. Avocado fries
  7. Spinach
  8. Coconut Shrimp
  9. Tater tots
  10. Chili cheese fries
  11. Arugula salad
  12. Red cabbage slaw
  13. Tomato avocado salad
  14. Saltine crackers
  15. Jalapeno cornbread
  16. Pickles
  17. Garlic fries
  18. Baked potatoes
  19. Honey oat bread
  20. Fried green tomatoes

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What To Serve With White Chili Chicken

Serve your homemade white chili chicken with the best and most flavorful side dishes. Enjoy the explosion of flavors with these 20 amazing side dishes.
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Course: dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili chicken, White Chili Chicken
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Corrie


  • 1 white chili chicken


  • Make white chili chicken using your favorite recipe.
  • Make a side dish from the list above. You can have baked potatoes, bacon wrapped asparagus, tostada, nachos, tater tots, garlic fries, honey oat bread, saltish crackers, fried green tomatoes, avocado fries, crab cakes, spinach, tater tots, or chili cheese fries.
  • Serve and enjoy a wonderful meal 🙂
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