Pulled pork is a dish that’s close to our hearts and soul, and easy to make, but choosing the right side dish to go along with it is just as important. The right side dish can take your meal to a whole new level of taste bud bliss. So, let’s explore some of the best side dishes that complement pulled pork, and add some personality and character to each dish.

Fruit Salad

It’s refreshing, healthy, and always a hit at any gathering. A rainbow of colours on a platter with a mix of sweet, juicy fruits like tangerines, mangoes, and grapes is the perfect complement to your savoury pulled pork. But wait, let’s not forget the dressing! Mix up some honey with some zest and lemon juice and then throw in some orange juice for good measure.


A traditional side dish that pairs perfectly with pulled pork. Raw cabbage, carrots, and onions tossed in a vinegar-based dressing make for a refreshing and healthy side dish. Trust us, your guests will thank you for this healthy option.


Fries are a staple side dish that pairs well with almost everything. But, have you tried loaded fries with shredded pork? Crispy on the outside, melty on the inside, and loaded with BBQ sauce, pulled pork, and cheese. Need we say more?


Fritters are versatile dishes that can be made in both sweet and savoury varieties. A combination of small pieces of meat, seafood, fruit, vegetables, and other foods mixed with a dough or batter, then deep-fried to perfection. Fritters are quick, and easy, and make for a tasty snack or appetizer. Serve them with a variety of condiments like sour cream and spring onions for added flavour.

Honey Butter Biscuits

These honey butter biscuits are a perfect choice – they have a touch of honey in both the dough and the topping for an irresistible sweetness that goes great with every bite. They’re simple to make, with light, flaky layers and a delicious, fluffy texture. One bite of these biscuits and you’ll be in foodie heaven.

In conclusion, whether you’re serving pulled pork on a bun or as tacos, the right side dish can make all the difference. From the refreshing fruit salad to the indulgent loaded fries, there’s something for everyone. So, pick your favourite, get cooking, and let your taste buds indulge in the perfect pulled pork meal.