To accompany your chicken kabobs on the grill, serve up a wide selection of fresh and healthy side dishes. Examples are sweet potato fries, roasted broccoli, roasted cauliflower, zucchini sticks, and carrot salad.
Chicken Kabobs on the grill is one of the delicious and quick recipes that can be made using readily available ingredients.
So now that you have this recipe in mind, let’s learn about the sides that go along perfectly with it.
What to Serve with Chicken Kabobs on The Grill?
1. Sweet Potato Fries
I love making these little finger food appetizers with my kids. They are so easy and fast to make and the taste is amazing!
They are great as a side dish or you can cut them into bite-sized pieces and serve them as an appetizer.
Here’s how to make them:
2. Roasted Broccoli
If you have ever been to any barbecue place, then you must have seen this dish being served there. The grilled chicken goes well with roasted broccoli and the spices that are sprinkled on top of it.
This dish is easy to make and can be enjoyed by all family members.
If you want to know how to cook this delicious dish, then you can check out the below tutorial:
3. Roasted Cauliflower
It is very common for people to eat kabobs and not know what to serve with it. You might not have that option, but here is one perfect for the situation.
Roasting cauliflower is a very easy way to make a delicious accompaniment for kabobs.
The cauliflower is roasted in an oven until it is golden brown, which makes it even tastier.
And there you have it!
Check the recipe here:
4. Zucchini Sticks
These zucchini sticks are a wonderful accompaniment to grilled chicken.
Just like the Italian bread, it is very easy to make and season these and they will be ready in no time at all.
This is a great side dish that can be made healthy by using non-stick cooking spray instead of oil.
Try these next time you are having some grilled chicken! Check out the tutorial here:
5. Carrot Salad
Carrots are one of the most versatile vegetable and they go well with any kind of dish you choose to serve.
This is one of the simplest dishes to prepare and it will not take up much of your time, effort and ingredients.
The carrots are tossed in the dressing and then they are placed on skewers to be grilled on the barbecue.
They look so good when you are serving this with your friends and family.
Here’s a quick tutorial you can follow:
6. Grilled Asparagus
Asparagus is one of those vegetables that is usually forgotten about. It is one of the cheapest vegetables to buy in the store, but when you grill it, it becomes one of the most popular.
The smoky flavor from the grill is very appealing to most people’s taste buds.
Grilled asparagus is the perfect side dish to serve with grilled chicken kabobs. It can also be served with steaks, chops or just plain boiled asparagus.
Here’s an easy tutorial you can follow:
7. Brussels Sprouts
Cooking Brussels sprouts on the grill is a great way to get kids interested in healthy food.
The smoky flavor from the charr of the Brussels sprouts with the sweetness from the honey really compliments the grilled chicken.
And the crunchiness from the seasoning on the sprouts really makes this side dish interesting.
Check out the recipe here:
8. Corn on the Cob
This is an ideal dish for outdoor meals because it can be cooked very easily and will go very well with grilled chicken.
Just slice the corn off the cob and keep it aside and place the chicken kabobs on top of the corn and then grill them both together.
When the chicken is done and it is time for the corn to be served, just serve it along with the grilled chicken, and voila!
Here’s a very simple recipe to follow:
9. Grilled Cheese Sandwich
A grilled cheese sandwich is one of the simplest but the most delicious dishes ever. Grilled cheese has become quite a famous sandwich that you will often see in your favorite restaurants.
It is simply a grilled cheese sandwich where butter, cheese, and bread are sandwiched in between two pieces of bread.
And then they are placed on a pan and broiled till the cheese melts and the bread gets slightly toasted.
Check the recipe here:
10. Grilled Pineapple
Grilling is one of the best ways to enjoy food. Grilling food on the barbecue provides a lot of flavor, aroma, and texture that you would not be able to get otherwise.
When you serve grilled pineapple on the table, it brings out the sweetness and the crunchiness of the fruit. It’s an interesting side dish to serve on the table.
Here’s a quick tutorial that will help you cook the pineapple:
Do you close the grill when cooking kabobs?
When you are grilling meat and fish, it is advisable to do so. However, when you are cooking vegetables or other non-combustible materials, you should not use the grill closed as this can result in the food getting charred. This will not only spoil the flavor but can also cause unhealthy toxins to be formed in the food.
Should I put foil on the grill for kabobs?
You are advised to put a sheet of foil on the grill. This will prevent any possible smoke from escaping and will also protect the meat from getting burnt. It is important to remember to remove the foil when the food is done, or else you will end up with a smoky and charred meat.
Grilling is a fun way to prepare food. You get to use all the wonderful tools of the kitchen and enjoy the outdoors too.
However, grilling can also become a very dangerous affair if you are not careful.
We hope this guide to what to serve with chicken kabobs on the grill will keep you and your family safe.
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