What Side Dishes Go With Oysters?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 11:31:06 AM ET

Side dishes that pair well with oysters range from whole grains to greens to breads. Look at how the oysters are prepared, and match a corresponding side dish based on its flavor profile.

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Raw oysters pair well with steamed edamame or a Caesar salad. Oysters roasted in a Cajun-style sauce go well with cornbread, sweet potato fries and collard greens. Pair oysters Rockefeller with Gorgonzola stuffed tomatoes. Side dishes to pair at an Italian-style oyster roast are linguine with clam sauce, lightly fried eggplant, seasoned Italian bread with Parmesan cheese, and sautéed mushrooms, bell peppers, garlic and basil in butter.