Coconut Oil Spiced Popcorn

Coconut Oil Spiced Popcorn
Coconut Oil Spiced Popcorn
Vita Coco

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.

2
Servings
1088
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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

Total Fat
82g
100%
Saturated Fat
41g
100%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
79g
61%
Protein
15g
33%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
13mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
15g
60%
Folate, total
33µg
8%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
115mg
36%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
297mg
42%
Selenium, Se
13µg
24%
Sodium, Na
1087mg
72%
Water
21g
1%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Coconut Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Coconut Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.