Mexican popcorn

Recipe from: 05 September 2011

Ingredients 9
Servings 2
Time 0:10


  • 1/2
    popcorn seeds
  • 4
  • 1
    freshly chopped chilli
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2
  • 1/2
    ground coriander
  • 2
    Maldon sea salt flakes (or half the amount in salt )
  • 1/2


Pop the popcorn with your preffered method.
Preheat the oven to 150°C.
Place the butter In a microwaveable container, and microwave for 30 to 60 seconds until melted.
Add the fresh chilli and lime juice to the melted butter.
In a separate small bowl or cup, mix together the spices.
Take a brown paper bag, or a bowl with a lid and place the popcorn inside.
Add half the butter mixture and shake the packet until the popcorn is coated. Taste, and then add more of the mixture if you feel it is necessary.
Sprinkle some of the spice mix into the bag, shake, taste and then repeat if you feel it is necessary.
On a lined baking tray, spread the popcorn out and place the popcorn in the oven for 5 to 10 minutes, until the popcorn has dried out.

Reprinted with permission of Nom Nom Cupcake.
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