Chrissy Teigen Has A Clever Trick For Making The Crispiest Potatoes Ever

Chrissy Teigen Has A Clever Trick For Making The Crispiest Potatoes Ever

Chrissy Teigen — everyone's favorite model, cookbook author, and TV personality — has a lot of opinions when it comes to food.

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Opinions like turkey sucks — and, to be fair, it does. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


One of her tips I recently came across? Her trick for making super crispy roasted potatoes.

The secret? Teigen suggests preheating your roasting pan in the oven for 10 minutes before you add your potatoes.

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"Heat the pan of oil for 10 minutes before pouring on your potatoes, flip halfway through," read Teigen's caption.


While fairy simple, the technique seems to have quite a following online, and several people swear by the technique for cooking various items from chicken breasts to French fries.

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Think of it this way: If you were going to make crispy potatoes on the stovetop, you would preheat your skillet with a little bit of oil before you add them, so why would cooking them in the oven be any different?