Friday, January 3, 2014

Cajun Popcorn, Make it Hot or Not

I love this spicy popcorn! It's so addictive. I used to make this all the time as a teenager, but today is the first time I've made it for my kids with a few adjustments. Two out of the four members of the Picky Kids Quad loved it. To me this recipe screams Movie Night. 


 Cajun Popcorn

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 quarts popped popcorn
In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; set aside. In a
small saucepan, heat oil over medium for 1 minute; add seasonings.
Cook and stir over low heat for 1 minute. Place the popcorn in a
large bowl; add seasoning mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 3 quarts.

Nutritional Facts: 
1 serving (1 cup) equals 77 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Weight Watchers Points Plus 7


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