Sweet and Savory Popcorn

As an appetizer or snack, sweet and savory popcorn is fabulous.

Sweet and Savory Popcorn

Sweet and Savory Popcorn

Ingredients

  • 1-2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • 5 TBSP oil (peanut or canola)
  • 2 TBSP sliced pickled jalapenos or 2 sliced fresh jalapeno peppers
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 cup popcorn
  • 3 TBSP sugar

Instructions

  1. Combine salt, cumin, cinnamon, and cayenne and set aside.
  2. Heat oil and jalapenos in a heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat, and fry them about 2 minutes. Remove peppers from oil.
  3. Stir turmeric into oil.
  4. Add popcorn and sugar to oil, stir quickly, and cover pot.
  5. Shake until popcorn stops popping, about 2 minutes.
  6. Transfer popcorn to a large bowl or paper bag. The sugar is hot, so be careful.
  7. Sprinkle the salt and spice mixture over popcorn. Shake bag or stir well to combine.
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