What to serve with chicken wings – 12+ best party sides to serve with your favorite chicken wing recipes.
There’s no wrong time to serve chicken wings – football parties, weeknight meals or.
For next level entertaining, they’re always a popular choice – chicken wings are the ultimate finger food!
If you’re stumped about what to serve with your favorite buffalo chicken wings besides celery sticks, carrot sticks and ranch dressing, consider the 12+ best side dishes below.
I’ve also included the most popular buffalo chicken wing recipes as well.
Whether you air fry, deep fry or prefer your wings baked, there’s something for everyone here – bone-in and boneless.
I’ve covered all the sids you’ll ever want from the creamiest Mac and Cheese to classic, golden French Fries made from fresh hand-cut potatoes and lighter fare like my healthy Dill Dip made with Greek yogurt – plus everything in between.
WHAT TO SERVE WITH CHICKEN WINGS: 12+ best sides:
There’s no one perfect side dish. It depends on what you prefer. The list below contains some incredible side dishes that’ll be devoured by any crowd. Of course – don’t forget some extra hot sauce on the table for super spice lovers in the crowd!
Way better than the local pizzeria plus hot and ready when you are! Warm, soft breadsticks with crispy bottoms brushed with garlic-parmesan butter and finished with gooey melted mozzarella. Optional: add a side of pizza sauce or marinara.
Delicious, light and healthy – more than 14 grams of protein per serving! This creamy herb dip is delicious with fresh vegetables, potato chips and pretzels.
One of the most popular dips on the blog. Warm, cheesy dip with chorizo, beans and corn. Serve with tortilla chips.
Hot and ready in just 10 minutes – 3-cheeses + your favorite beer. Serve with veggies, pretzels or tortilla chips.
Easy homemade Soft Pretzel Bites from canned refrigerated biscuit dough. Season with salt OR Everything Bagel Seasoning. Ideal with Cheese Dip (below) or Beer Cheese Dip ⇑
Simple ingredients = authentic Mexican flavor – fresh avocado, lime juice, cilantro, red onion and jalapeno. This popular appetizer/side dish whips up in just 5 minutes!
Cheese lovers – you’re going to want this one in your arsenal for many reasons. You can make it in just 5 minutes, NO Velveeta + it’s delicious with nachos, vegetables, baked poatoes, cheese fries or add pasta for mac and cheese. It’s really good stuff.
Old fashioned Potato Salad – with potatoes, hard boiled eggs and crispy bacon blended with real creamy mayonnaise. Readers call this Potato Salad “amazing!
Super creamy Mac and Cheese – easy, homemade – NO Velveeta. Stovetop or baked with a buttery crisp breadcrumb topping + a good balance to spicy chicken.
Just 4 ingredients + 5 minutes = crunchy slaw with creamy tangy-sweet dressing.
Hand cut potatoes air fried to crisp with fluffy potato inside. This method uses just one TEASPOON of oil with all the great flavor we crave.
Air frying makes everything better including onion rings or even fries from the frozen foods section of your grocery store.
Cheese tortellini in a zesty Italian dressing with tomatoes, salami, pepperoni, cheese, peppers, olives and more. Like an Italian sub in pasta salad form.
Cheeseburger sliders – mini smashburgers – friends – when I think party, I think variety. These ground beef sliders with caramelized onions and gooey melted cheese are always a hit and yes – go perfectly alongside a Buffalo wing or three.
DON’T FORGET DESSERT!
For some, dessert is the best part of the meal – you won’t get any argument from me!
AIR FRYER OREOS: Oreo cookies wrapped in refrigerator crescent dough, air fried until golden then dusted with powdered sugar. NO OIL needed!
STRAWBERRY PRETZEL JELLO: Salty crushed pretzel crust layered with sweetened cream cheese, strawberry jello loaded with strawberries.
RICE KRISPIE TREATS: The BEST Krispie Treats with the perfect ratio of cereal to marshmallow for the ultimate treat. Soft and gooey, no bake and irresistible.
EASY “FRIED” ICE CREAM CAKE: crushed Corn Flakes-honey-cinnamon crust layered with vanilla ice cream drizzled with fudge and caramel then topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries.
S’MORES COOKIES: bite size graham cracker cups filled with toasted mini marshmallows and Hershey’s chocolate. Enjoy that favorite summertime treat all year.
CHOCOLATE DIPPED FRUIT: fresh seasonal fruit dipped in dark chocolate. A lighter dessert option – looks fancy but is super easy to make.
HOW ABOUT SOME BUFFALO CHICKEN WING REciPES?
There are several different ways to cook wings and many different flavors. I don’t have one favorite chicken wing recipe so I’m sharing a few options below. Of course, they have all have one thing in common – crispy outside, juicy chicken inside and plenty of bold, delicious flavor.
Bone-in air fried chicken wings – juicy meat inside, light, crispy seasoned breading outside – uses amost no oil.
Boneless chicken breast strips breaded, air fried to crisp and tossed in buffalo sauce. The ultimate, crowd-pleasing appetizer or quick and easy dinner.
Crispy, lightly breaded deep fried restaurant style spicy chicken wings.
Spicy buttermilk-ranch marinade – “oven fried” (without breading) for crispy skin and juicy meat.
TIP: When air frying for a crowd, you may need to cook the chicken in batches (depending on the size of your air fryer). The easiest way to keep them warm is to place cooked wings on a parchment paper lined baking sheet then transfer to a 200 degree oven.
If you tried any of the Chicken Wing recipes, side dishes or desserts – or any other recipe on the blog then I hope you’ll leave a comment and some stars!