The One Thing Chrissy Teigen Hates Cooking (and Eating)

Hint: It’s probably a staple in your household.

White meat vs. dark meat has been a hotly contested topic of debate for generations. From Thanksgiving turkey to fried chicken, the dispute between #teambreastmeat or #teamthighmeat, continues to rage on with fans on both sides claiming juicy dominance over the other.

Right now, leading the charge for chicken thighs is none other than the leader of all social media debates — and perhaps the unofficial mayor of Twitter — Chrissy Teigen.

Over the weekend, Tiegen caused a firestorm when she tweeted out the following: "Chicken breast is extremely popular for being literally the worst part of a chicken." So far, it's gotten over 93,000 likes and more than 13,000 comments.

Chrissy also admitted that she loathes cooking with (and eating) chicken breasts, preferring thighs which she finds juicier.

But as this is Twitter, while some people REALLY agreed with Teigen, many totally didn’t, suggesting she just wasn’t making her breasts correctly (which are fighting words to a writer of several cookbooks!).

Ultimately, Teigen (in order to please her followers) actually agreed to make a dish with chicken breasts.

But…then changed her mind!

And even posted a video of her cooking…thighs. “Thighs, baby!” she exclaimed.

While Chrissy Teigen is the best and we love her recipes, we kind of love both thighs and breasts. It honestly depends on the dish! Maybe she should try Ina Garten’s Lemon Chicken Breasts or Bobby Flay’s Chicken Breast Spanaki and resume the debate?

Related Content:

Next Up

Chicken Thighs Are Having a Moment

Versatile, affordable and packed with flavor, chicken thighs are gaining popularity and we don’t hate it.

Why You Should Swap Chicken Breasts for Thighs

Next time you make a stir-fry, use chicken thighs instead of the usual breasts.

How Long to Cook Chicken Breast In the Oven

Here's the difference between cooking boneless, skinless chicken breasts and bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts.

5 Ways to Stuff and Grill Chicken Breasts

Dress up your grilled chicken breast this summer with these yummy fillings.

How to Cook Steak in the Oven

Learn to cook steakhouse-quality steaks in your home oven.

Meghan Markle Is Pregnant! Here's What We Think She Might Be Eating

Based on her usual diet, this is going to be one healthy baby!

Just What Exactly Are Giblets?

They're the secret to better flavor from your bird.

Related Pages