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Flavored Popcorn

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Host an old-fashioned movie and whip up a batch of one of these snacks.

  • Yield: Makes 3 to 4 tablespoons seasoning

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 1999

Ingredients

FOR CAJUN POPCORN

  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)

FOR CURRY POPCORN

  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)

FOR ITALIAN POPCORN

  • 1/4 cup finely grated (about 1/2 ounce) Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes, (optional)

FOR SOUTHWESTERN POPCORN

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons salt

Directions

  1. For each of these mixtures, simply place all of the ingredients in a medium bowl; stir until they are combined, and transfer to an airtight container for storage. Season popcorn to taste.

Cook's Notes

All of the variations can be doubled or tripled, depending on the size of the container you plan to use. The Italian mixture should be kept in the refrigerator, as it contains fresh cheese.

Reviews Add a comment

  • BelaGrotto
    27 JUL, 2010
    I made these for watching the soccer match at World Cup's (i had a few friends coming over) and it was a total success!
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  • mmsrjs
    19 FEB, 2008
    MADE A BATCH OF THIS FOR THE NEIGHBORS AS A "THANK YOU" KNOWING THEY LOVE POPCORN AND HAVE SOME EVERY NIGHT. THANKS MARTHA FOR THESE RECIPES, THEY SURE HELP
    Reply