What to Serve with Chicken Salad Sandwiches: 17 Exceptional Dishes


Quick Answer: What to Serve with Chicken Salad Sandwiches

The mouth-watering side dishes that go perfectly with chicken salad sandwiches are- Green Salad, Peach Iced Tea, Bacon Potato Soup, Macaroni Salad, Potato Chips, Vegetable Platter, Fruit Platter, Dill Pickles, Cheese Platter, Cheese Straws, Butternut Squash Soup, Ambrosia Fruit Salad, Asian Slaw, Avocado and Cucumber Soup, Caesar Salad, Oven Roasted Carrots, Sweet Potato Salad.

In this post, I am going to enlist 17 delicious dishes that when paired with chicken salad sandwiches will blow your mind away!

I have put in my personal experience while making this list as well as the recommendations of famous chefs and food bloggers.

Keep reading to choose the perfect side dish for chicken salad sandwiches.

1. Green Salad

Total Preparation Time– 30 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 17 calories

A bowl of green salad is loaded with lush green lettuce and other fresh veggies having a ton of different textures and flavors which are tied together by an amazing vinaigrette dressing!

I love how versatile this salad is!

When paired with chicken salad sandwiches, it will amp up your meal and add that nutritious element to it.

Check out its recipe-

2. Peach Iced Tea

Total Preparation Time– 15 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 38

This chilled pink-hued tea bursts with the sweet and scrumptious flavor of peach!

Also, it is low in sugars and absolutely gluten-free!

Serve a glass of peach iced tea with your chicken salad sandwiches and I guarantee you, this out-of-the-box pair will rejuvenate everybody with its freshness!

Watch its recipe here-

3. Bacon Potato Soup

Total Preparation Time– 30 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 60

Bacon potato soup is the iconic soup that will leave you wanting more!

It is velvety and rich in delectable flavors!

What is better than serving this warm creamy soup with your chicken salad sandwiches? You will have a lovely unforgettable meal.

How to prepare it yourself-

4. Macaroni Salad

Total Preparation Time– 35 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 202

This is the ultimate comfort salad!

Macaroni and veggies are tossed together in a creamy tasty dressing, this salad has so much to offer!

Also, you wouldn’t believe how easy it is to prep it up.

Jazz up your meal by plating this delicious salad along with your chicken salad sandwiches!

Check out this video-

5. Potato Chips

Total Preparation Time– 35 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 536

The combination of potato chips and chicken salad sandwiches is unbeatable!

If you want something light and yummy as the side dish, then serve crispy, golden-colored, and beautifully seasoned potato chips with your chicken salad sandwiches!

Watch this video-

6. Vegetable Platter

Total Preparation Time– 15 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 75

I am a sucker for veggies, especially when I have chicken in my entrée!

If you are too, then how about having a platter full of flavorful veggies along with your chicken salad sandwiches?

I love how vibrant this platter turns out to be!

Plus, it is packed with essential nutrients!

How to prepare it yourself-

7. Fruit Platter

Total Preparation Time– 15 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 52

If you are not a huge vegetable fan, then make an ultimate fruit platter to pair along with chicken salad sandwiches!

It is so wonderful, filled with appealing colors, textures, and of course, flavors!

Also, if you are a sweet tooth, then this is the perfect sugar-free dessert for you!

How to assemble it-

8. Dill Pickles

Total Preparation Time– 24 hours
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 12

Dill pickles are hands-down the best accompaniment for sandwiches!

They add that tanginess and crunchiness to the entire meal and are incredibly refreshing!

Serve your chicken salad sandwiches with them and have that perfect enjoyable meal that you have been waiting for!

Check out its recipe-

9. Cheese Platter

Total Preparation Time– 50 minutes

Sandwiches are incomplete without cheese!

If you want to go the extra mile to impress everyone, then go ahead and make a platter full of different varieties of cheese and other luscious items.

Trust me, this platter will complete your meal and you will have a satisfying experience!

Check out this video-

10. Cheese Straws

Total Preparation Time– 35 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 533

Not in the mood for a cheese platter but still want a cheesy side dish for your chicken salad sandwiches?

Then why not try serving them with super easy and tasty cheese straw?

They are savory and crispy.

And the best part, they can be prepared by using just two ingredients!

Watch its recipe-

11. Butternut Squash Soup

Total Preparation Time– 45 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 37

I served chicken salad sandwiches with butternut squash soup last weekend and everybody is still obsessing over the combination!

Butternut squash soup is so creamy, it will surely brighten up the entire meal with its bright yellow color and rich seasonal flavors and aroma!

Check out its recipe here-

12. Ambrosia Fruit Salad

Total Preparation Time– 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 128

Fresh colorful fruits doused in a sweet wonderful dressing, this fruit salad will be a treat to your taste buds!

The sweetness will balance out the savory flavors of chicken salad sandwiches.

Try out this super simple fruit salad and you will get those perfect thanksgiving-y vibes!

Watch this video-

13. Asian Slaw

Total Preparation Time– 20 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 85

Asian slaw has shredded veggies blended in a gingery dressing!

If you are short on time, then go ahead prepare this tasty slaw full of nutrients and packed with Asian flavors!

How to prepare it yourself-

14. Avocado and Cucumber Soup

Total Preparation Time– 35 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 59

Another soup option that will become your favorite accompaniment for chicken salad sandwiches is avocado and cucumber soup!

The cooling flavors of cucumbers when combines with the creaminess of the avocado, form this exceptional soup that will satisfy all your cravings!

Check out this video-

15. Caesar Salad

Total Preparation Time– 30 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 44

Next, I have the classic salad of all time, Caesar salad!

Green romaine lettuce, fresh vegetables, and crunchy croutons, everything is mixed in a superb Caesar dressing!

This salad never disappoints!

Watch this video-

16. Oven Roasted Carrots

Total Preparation Time– 40 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 71

Roasting coaxes out the delectable flavor of carrots!

And it doesn’t require much effort!

You can try different variations to suit your taste buds and serve the perfectly roasted flavorsome carrots with chicken salad sandwiches!

How to prepare it yourself-

17. Sweet Potato Salad

Total Preparation Time– 30 minutes
Total Calories (per 100 gm)– 208

Sweet potatoes are healthy and they have an appealing taste that complements chicken salad sandwiches really well!

Sweet potato cubes when combined with seasonings, they make a perfect irresistible salad that will amaze everyone!

Check out this video-

Best Bread to Serve with Chicken Salad

If you’re bored of the regular bread, then there are many amazing varieties of bread to eat with chicken salad!

These are Crusty Baguette, Pita Bread, Multigrain Bread, and Slider Rolls.

Crusty Baguette

This French bread is crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside! It is filled with heavenly goodness.

Pita Bread

Stuff your chicken sandwich in incredibly soft and warm pita bread for a magical experience!

Multigrain Bread

This wholesome bread is made from so many grains! It is just perfect for a hearty sandwich meal!

Slider Rolls

I promise soft, fluffy slider rolls slathered with melted butter will be excellent to stuff your chicken salad in!

What Kind of Soup goes with Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Apart from the soups already mentioned, other mouth-watering options are Vegetable Soup, Creamy Tomato Soup, and Zucchini Soup.

Vegetable Soup

This soup full of vegetables is pure comfort! Give it a shot!

Creamy Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is known for its creaminess. It has a bold color and flavor of tomato that will satiate your taste buds wonderfully.

Zucchini Soup

A bowl of silky zucchini soup is a delightful side dish for chicken salad sandwiches!

Bottom Line

I hope this list gave you a myriad of amazing options to choose a brilliant pair for your chicken salad sandwiches from.

If you have any suggestions or questions for me, then please let me know.

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About Barbara Foster

Barbara is a traveler who has traveled to more than 25 countries. She loves the variety of food she gets to experience on her trips and maintains detailed journals of her travels which she plans to publish as a book someday. She loves to bake. Her favorite cuisines are Italian, French, and Mexican.