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Coconut Oil Spiced Popcorn

Coconut Oil Spiced Popcorn

Kick movie night up a notch with a sweet and savory (and a little bit spicy) popcorn mix made with sugar, salt, paprika, cayenne, and nutmeg. Use melted coconut oil to get the spice mix to stick onto the popcorn. Recipe courtesy of Vita Coco.

Notes

The spice mix makes enough for several batches; store in airtight container until you’re ready to use it.

Ingredients

For the spice mix:

  • 1/3 Cup sugar
  • ¼ Cup salt
  • 2 Tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons ground black pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon ground nutmeg

For the popcorn:

  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil, for popping, such as Vita Coco
  • 1 Cup popcorn kernels
  • 3 Tablespoons melted coconut oil, for coating, such as Vita Coco

Directions

For the spice mix:

n a medium bowl, mix together the sugar, salt, paprika, black pepper, cayenne, and nutmeg.

For the popcorn:

In a medium pan with a fitted lid, heat the oil over medium heat.

Add the kernels and swirl to coat. Cover and shake occasionally. Cook until kernels stop popping.

Transfer the popcorn to a bowl and drizzle with the melted oil, then season with the spice mix. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings2
Calories Per Serving688
Total Fat38g58%
Sugar35gN/A
Saturated30g100%
Protein8g17%
Carbs86g29%
Vitamin A179µg20%
Vitamin B60.3mg17.3%
Vitamin C0.4mg0.7%
Vitamin E2mg12%
Vitamin K17µg22%
Calcium51mg5%
Fiber12g48%
Folate (food)20µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)5µg1%
Iron4mg22%
Magnesium99mg25%
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg9%
Phosphorus214mg31%
Polyunsaturated3gN/A
Potassium423mg12%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg7.7%
Sodium330mg14%
Sugars, added33gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg14.6%
Zinc2mg14%