What to Serve with Haddock – 15 Best Side Dishes

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Looking for some new and delicious ideas for what to serve with baked haddock? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve got a list of some of the best side dishes for fish recipes like baked haddock. These mouth-watering sides will complete your meal and make your whole family happy! 

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Baked haddock is a mild-flavored white fish that has a firm and flaky texture when cooked, covered in a breadcrumb mixture and a little salt and black pepper that gives it a crispy outside. It has a slightly sweet and very mild fish taste.

Since it has such a mild flavor, it pairs well with all sorts of herbs and spices. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just cooking a weeknight meal, these unique and classic side dish suggestions will take your baked haddock recipe to the next level.

1. Mediterranean Salad

This fresh and flavorful salad made with tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, and feta is the perfect light side dish for oven-baked haddock. Squeeze some lemon juice over your baked haddock to seamlessly combine these flavors. 

2. Grilled Asparagus

The smoky and charred flavors of grilled asparagus are a great way to wake up your taste buds and complement the delicate flavors of baked haddock so well! 

3. Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Roasting cauliflower with parmesan cheese adds a savory and nutty element to this classic vegetable. This is an excellent choice to keep this meal light and make it a healthier meal while still being satisfying and full of flavor. 

4. Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

A hearty and protein-packed quinoa and black bean salad can be a satisfying and nutritious side dish for baked haddock. The best part is that it’s filling and an easy way to bulk up the meal. 

5. Roasted Carrots with Maple Glaze

The sweetness of maple syrup makes roasted carrots a delicious and colorful addition to the main dish. Haddock fillets have a mild flavor on their own, but this side dish is an easy recipe to jazz up the meal. 

6. Stuffed Mushrooms

Portobello or button mushrooms stuffed with a sausage mixture can add a meaty and earthy element to your tender haddock meal. 

7. Caprese Salad

Made with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, this light and refreshing salad can be a great accompaniment to baked haddock. This delicious side dish is always a hit and it’s a healthy choice too! Make caprese skewers for a grab-and-go alternative.

8. Baked Sweet Potatoes

Baked sweet potatoes are one of the easiest ways to make a filling, starchy side for this mild white fish. Baked sweet potatoes have the most amazing flavor and can be seasoned in so many different ways. 

9. Sautéed Green Beans with Almonds

The crunch of toasted almonds adds a delicious texture to sautéed green beans, making them a tasty and nutrient-rich side dish for haddock. These are a great side for a special occasion if you want something easy but still a little fancy. 

10. Orzo Pasta Salad

This light and summery pasta salad made with orzo, cherry tomatoes, and feta cheese can be a flavorful and satisfying side for baked haddock. This is a great choice when you’re serving a larger group because this perfect side is so easy to make in bulk.

11. Roasted Garlic and Herb Tomatoes

Fresh cherry tomatoes roasted with garlic, herbs, and olive oil are absolutely full of flavor and add richness to any meal, especially baked haddock. 

12. Italian Broccoli

This tender and flavorful broccoli pairs perfectly with baked haddock. Red pepper flakes and the mild flavor of haddock are the perfect combination of great flavor that’s healthy on top of all that.

13. Brown Sugar Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts get a slightly sweet flavor when they’re roasted. Combine that with brown sugar and you have a flavorful dish to serve with haddock fish fillets.

14. Wild Rice with Dried Cranberries

Wild rice combined with dried cranberries, herbs, and a light vinaigrette adds a sweet and tangy flavor to baked haddock. I’m a huge fan of fish with rice and this wild rice dish is not your average rice dish, everyone will be impressed by it!

15. Roasted Eggplant with Garlic and Balsamic

Thick slices of roasted eggplant drizzled with garlic and balsamic glaze can be a tasty and satisfying side dish for crispy baked haddock.




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