Microwave Popcorn

Crystal ~


A tasty way to make your own Microwave Popcorn at home without all the fake ingredients of store bought microwave popcorn. I saw this on Good Eats many years ago and have been making my own microwave popcorn ever since. Lay a paper towel under the bag in the microwave because the bag may get oily.


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5 Min


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    1/3 cup good quality popcorn
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    2 tablespoons of peanut oil
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    ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt or popcorn salt
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    paper lunch bag
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How to Make Microwave Popcorn


  1. Toss the popcorn with the oil and in the paper bag. Fold the top of the bag over and staple the bag once in the middle. One staple will not arch in the microwave.
  2. Place the bag horizontally on a paper towel in the microwave on high for 2-3 minutes, or use the popcorn feature on your microwave.
  3. Remove bag from microwave and open carefully….the bag is hot! Pour popcorn into bowl, and add salt or seasoning to taste, if desired or necessary.

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About Microwave Popcorn

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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