What to Serve with Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken cordon bleu is a classic meal perfect for a special occasion. This delicious main dish deserves only the best side dishes! Read on for the best of the best sauces, starches and vegetables to serve with chicken cordon bleu.

Chicken cordon bleu is one of my all-time favorite meals. The crispy breaded chicken, salty ham and melty cheese are a divine combination. Whether you are preparing a fancy meal for dinner guests, or making simple inside out chicken cordon bleu for a night at home with your family, this delicious dish deserves only the best sides.

Not sure what to serve with homemade chicken cordon bleu? Don’t worry, friend! I’ve compiled a list of perfect side dish options. Looking for a healthy side dish? Or an easy side dish? I have you covered. Read on for the comprehensive list of sauces, starches and vegetables to make your yummy chicken into an unforgettable complete meal.


The perfect chicken cordon bleu sauce is a must.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Sauce (Dijon Cream Sauce)

This creamy chicken cordon blue sauce is the perfect topping to your favorite comfort food chicken dish. With only a handful of simple ingredients, this rich and delicious dijon cream sauce is worthy of its own blue ribbon.
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Serve your chicken cordon bleu with one of these great side dish options. From creamy mashed potatoes to fresh baguette, these starches are the best way to soak up all that rich sauce and melty cheese.

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a classic side dish for chicken cordon bleu. These potatoes are an excellent choice for your meal, with a creamy texture and buttery rich flavor.
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Lemon Basil Rice

This easy and flavorful dish combines white rice with a lemon butter sauce and fresh herbs for a bright and savory side that would be a great addition to your table.
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Cajun French Fries

Try these homemade french fries to up your side dish game. Made with cajun seasoning with smoked paprika and red pepper flakes, these delicious golden brown fries are a great way to add a little spice to your meal.
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Easy Homemade Baguette

This Easy Baguette Recipe has the perfect texture and flavor. Chewy and crusty on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside. Homemade bread is a great option for soaking up the extra cheese and sauce from your chicken cordon bleu meal.
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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

For a healthy low-carb side dish, these delicious garlic butter Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes are a great choice. They’re extra creamy and comforting!
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Vegetables are a delicious and nutritious dish that can help balance the richness of chicken cordon bleu. Choose from a variety of different side dishes below that are healthy and tasty!

Garlic Butter Broccoletti

This yummy broccoletti side dish is a perfect flavor complement to chicken cordon bleu. Made with salty butter, garlic cloves and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, this dish is bright and healthy. You could substitute fresh broccoli for the broccoletti.
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes

This roasted vegetable medley is an easy dish full of earthy and sweet flavors. A delicious side dish to complete your perfect meal.
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Easy Roasted Green Beans

This quick and easy roasted green beans recipe is the ideal side dish for a special occasion or busy weeknights! This great dish is infused with lots of delicious garlic flavor.
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Easy Sauteed Mushrooms with Garlic Butter

Sauteed mushrooms cooked in garlic butter until golden brown are completely crave-worthy. A perfect earthy flavor to accompany tender chicken.
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Air Fryer Carrots

Glazed rainbow carrots are a beautiful and delicious side for chicken cordon bleu. Michelle's recipe includes instructions for air fryer cooking or roasting in the oven, and for regular carrots and baby carrots.
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Crispy Parmesan Garlic Zucchini Fries

These delicious crispy zucchini fries are a hit. Tossed with parmesan cheese, garlic powder and bread crumbs, this will become your favorite way to eat zucchini.
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Easy Garden Salad Recipe

A classic fresh salad is a perfect side to round out your dinner. This easy salad features crisp lettuce, your favorite veggies like red onion, cucumber, and cherry tomato, and a zesty homemade viniagrette dressing.
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Now, all that’s left to do is make your chicken and chose your favorite side! With choices this delicious, you can’t go wrong.

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