Are you looking for recipes for sides for seafood? This is a great list of 30+ recipes. You will find easy recipes, healthy recipes, and comfort food sides on this list.
I really need to add more fish recipes to my meal planning. It’s very healthy and it cooks pretty fast. You can usually fry it up on the stove in just a few minutes!
When meal planning you need a main dish and a great option for a side dish. So I have put together a list of seafood side dishes. You can check out the list and find the perfect companion to go with your meal.
I’m not very confident with my seafood skills so I would probably not make any of these meals for a dinner party. But I have definitely bought some crab legs or had a seafood boil at my sister’s house.
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Some of the best sides are simple sides like fresh corn, sweet potatoes, or leafy greens. You need something simple to enjoy with the fish recipes! But sometimes you want some rich flavors to indulge in with the seafood.
This list has good side dishes that are healthy side dishes and others that are not so healthy but no matter what you pick it will be a great pairing!
Best Side Dishes To Go With A Fish Dish!
30+ Sides For Seafood
When meal planning you need a main dish and a great option for a side dish. So I have put together a list of seafood side dishes. You can check out the list and find the perfect companion to go with your
Green beans almondine
Green beans almondine is an amazing green bean side dish. You need only just a couple of ingredients, but they take simple green beans to another level. This dish is easy and quick to make but also very flavorful and impressive so you can serve it on a special occasion.
Kale and Apple Slaw
Kale and Apple Slaw is simple to prepare and so delicious. It has great texture and fantastic fresh flavors. A salad base of kale, apple, and onion is tossed with a light, creamy dressing seasoned with a squeeze of lemon juice and mustard.
Shimeji Mushrooms recipe
This shimeji mushroom recipe is a great choice for a side dish for seafood. The garlic, butter, and soy sauce flavors play so well with the shimeji.
Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes (Dairy Free)
Mashed cauliflower "potatoes" seasoned with rosemary, garlic, salt, pepper, and onion flakes. This tasty side is the perfect addition to almost any main course. Plus, it's a healthier alternative to traditional potatoes!
Creamy Cucumber Tomato Salad
Creamy Cucumber Tomato Salad made with crispy cucumbers, and juicy tomatoes tossed in creamy garlic and fresh dill dressing. It’s 15 minute side dish you will make all summer long!
Maple Bacon Brussel Sprouts
These easy and delicious Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts are guaranteed to make anyone a fan and a side dish that pairs well with just about anything!
Creamy Avocado Sauce for Tacos
If you are making seafood tacos this sauce looks delicious! A quick and easy green sauce that includes something unique. It's not just sour cream and avocado that make this sauce super smooth and creamy. Add it to tacos, quesadillas, or any other seafood dish.
Easy Sauteed Green Beans with Brown Butter and Almonds
These sautéed green beans can be on your dinner table in less than 6 minutes. For a side dish that is family-friendly, company worth, and just delicious these green beans are one of our favorites.
Buttery Boiled Potatoes
Boiled potatoes are made with new potatoes and they are buttery and delicious. They are made with fresh herbs and drizzled with melted butter and a touch of fragrant olive oil. The insides have a nice creamy texture while the skin is soft and flavorful. This is my favorite way to cook taters and an easy side dish for any dinner.
Baked Old Bay Fries with Quick Aioli (Air Fryer Option) — Marley's Menu
Make these french fries in the air fryer! These Old Bay Fries with Quick Aioli are the best golden brown, crispy, seasoned-to-perfection snack or sidekick to your seafood dish.
Instant Pot Butter Potatoes
These Instant Pot Butter Potatoes are fork-tender and packed with extra flavor thanks to the seasonings, butter, and broth!
Creamy Gourmet Mushroom Risotto
This Gourmet Mushroom Risotto recipe is an absolute game-changer. It is full of flavors and has the most amazing creamy texture to it. Perfect side dish for any seafood or meat dishes as well as the main dish itself when served with a bowl of salad.
Veggie-Filled Mediterranean Cucumber Salad with Lemony Dressing
If you are looking for a healthy option, try this healthy cucumber Mediterranean salad is filled with fresh vegetables, protein-rich quinoa, cannellini beans, and pine nuts, all topped with a flavorful smooth lemony dressing. You'll make this tasty, colorful, protein-filled Mediterranean salad again and again!
Healthy Broccoli Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing
Are you looking for a crunchy texture to go with your white fish? You will love this Easy Healthy Broccoli Salad with tangy, creamy Greek yogurt dressing. Crunchy broccoli, crispy bacon, and shredded cheddar. This perfect picnic side dish is healthier and flavorful!
Warm Austrian Style Potato Salad
This Warm Austrian Potato Salad is a great side dish to serve with any type of fish. This delicious dish is a warm salad that has a tangy and refreshing flavor thanks to mustard, vinegar, and chicken stock.
Almond Rice Pilaf Recipe
Almond Rice Pilaf is fluffy, flavorful and a delicious way to upgrade your next pot of white rice! It's a special family recipe that everyone will love, and it cooks up in about 30 minutes!
Sautéed Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Herbed Parmesan Recipe
Try this recipe for sautéed zucchini and yellow squash with herbed parmesan is a fresh, light, savory, and easy side dish.
Best Tartar Sauce Recipe
Tartar sauce is a must for many seafood dishes. The homemade dipping sauce is so much better than store-bought and this recipe kicks things up a notch.
Lemon Orzo Salad with Arugula, Asparagus, and Feta
This bright and herbaceous lemon orzo pasta salad with arugula, asparagus, and feta is a delightful side dish celebrating fresh Spring produce
Crispy Parmesan & Olive Oil Smashed Russet Potatoes
Crispy Parmesan & Olive Oil Smashed Russet Potatoes are a phenomenal side dish and a great way to mix up your usual potato game. Olive oil, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and butter flavor these russets to perfection.
Keto Mashed Potatoes
Comfort food without all the carbs — these keto cauliflower mashed potatoes are an easy low carb swap for a classic side dish. They’re rich, creamy, and flavorful and take just minutes to make!
Pineapple Cucumber Salad Recipe
Pineapple cucumber salad is made with sweet pineapple, tangy red onion, juicy blueberries, and crunchy cucumber in a sweet and spicy dressing. The flavors meld together to make a refreshing side dish. No matter how you serve it, this is one of the best salads you will ever taste.
Slow Cooker Whole Cauliflower Dijon Parmesan
Slow Cooker Whole Cauliflower Dijon Parmesan is a not-to-be-missed dish. Wholesome cauliflower frosted with a delicious cheesy mustard topping.
Goat Cheese Twice Baked Potato with Herbs
This Herb and Goat Cheese Twice Baked Potato Recipe is the perfect recipe for leftover baked potatoes! Creamy and so delicious.
Fresh Mango Salsa
This Fresh Mango Salsa uses the most delicious seasonal mangoes, crunchy and sweet bell peppers and red onion, hearty cherry tomatoes, and tangy lime to create a salsa perfect for topping your favorite fish. It's sweet, spicy, and citrusy all in one bite!
Vegetarian Fried Rice with Roasted Broccoli
Quick, easy, and satisfying- Vegetarian Fried Rice is full of flavor and nutrition. This is fast food you can feel food about.
Southwestern Style Coleslaw
This easy southwestern-style coleslaw recipe has an apple cider vinegar dressing and is keto, vegan and gluten free. This slaw recipe is made without mayo and is the perfect side dish.
Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits and Buttermilk Biscuits Recipes
A comforting side would be these homemade copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits. They are a tasty side dish or entrée to your lunches and dinners. You will only need a few simple ingredients to make this recipe for Bisquick biscuits.
Air Fryer Okra
You only need 5 ingredients, and these okra fries take just 15 minutes to get browned and crispy in the air fryer.
Lemon Herb Rice
Lemon herb rice is a super easy side that tastes great with almost anything! Ready in under 15 minutes, it will remind you of a creamy risotto but with almost none of the work.
Avocado Tomato and Chickpea Salad
If you have been craving a salad, but don’t want all the calories, try this avocado, tomato and chickpea salad. It’s got a ton of protein from the avocado and chickpeas and is so easy to throw together.
The next time you plan a fish dinner I hope you can find a delicious side dish from this long list of recipes. You want something that is easy but you want the perfect dish!
Whether you are eating fresh fish, mild fish, or crab cakes – I hope you will find some simple side dishes to go with your meal!
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Tuesday 29th of November 2022
Wow great side for seafood indeed will have to try some of them thanks
Saturday 26th of November 2022
Sides aren't my forte. I usually make the same sides constantly and it's boring. Have started using an Asian inspired spice and it's so good on meat and rice.
Saturday 19th of November 2022
I love seafood and these are great ideas to go with fish! Those goat cheese potatoes seem perfect!
Saturday 19th of November 2022
All so good! Love that creamy cucumber tomato salad!