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Simply the Best: 28 Sides to Serve with Chicken Marsala

Not sure what to serve with chicken marsala? Check out these superb side dishes to find the perfect pairing for a sensational meal the whole family will love.

collage of 4 recipes from the chicken marsala side dish roundup.

Chicken marsala is a classic Italian dish. You’ll feel like a gourmet cook, but the steps are simple enough for any beginner.

It starts with tender chicken breasts, breaded and pan-fried. Then, we saute mushrooms and fresh garlic in olive oil, finishing with a sizzling deglaze of marsala wine and chicken broth.

If it sounds like a party for the taste buds, it is.

This entree is traditionally served with long, flat pasta, but if you want to try new chicken marsala sides, we have a few different ways to enjoy it!

Here are some satisfying alternatives to spruce up your dinner plate:

Best Side Dishes for Chicken Marsala

Each of these side dishes is a good match for your chicken cutlets and marsala wine sauce because they’re light and easy to make.

If there’s an ingredient you can’t find, feel free to substitute for another but give it a try and follow the basic principles of the recipe.

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Thursday 26th of January 2023

Thank you for all the great side dish ideas! Can't wait to try the creamy vegetable risotto and cherry tomato Caprese salad!


Monday 23rd of January 2023

So many yummy ideas here, that I'd love making to go along with other main dishes, too! I have zukes in my fridge right now, and the roasted zucchini is calling my name haha! Thanks for all the great inspiration!


Monday 23rd of January 2023

Thank you so much, Shelley! So glad you are finding some great ideas here! And thank you for contributing your tasty roasted potatoes! :)