Perfect Popcorn

Total Time:
8 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
3 min

Yield:
3 1/2 to 4 quarts
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 3 ounces popcorn kernels, approximately 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 teaspoon popcorn salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Place the oil, popcorn and salt in a large, 6-quart, metal mixing bowl. Cover with heavy-duty aluminum foil and poke 10 slits in the top with a knife.

  • Place the bowl over medium heat and shake constantly using a pair of tongs to hold the bowl. Continue shaking until the popcorn finishes popping, approximately 3 minutes.

  • Remove the bowl from the heat and carefully remove the foil. Stir in any salt that is on the side of the bowl.

  • Melt the butter in the microwave. Slowly drizzle over the popcorn, while spinning the bowl. Serve immediately.


CATEGORIES:
View All

Cooking Tips
More Recipes and Ideas
Loading review filters...
BROWSE REVIEWS BY KEYWORD
    Reviews

    This recipe is featured in:

    Dinner and a Movie