3 mouthwatering butter salt popcorn recipes

popcorn recipes

Whether its a movie or a basic timepass at home, popcorn is a need. The trend behind munching on popcorn at a movie has evolved so much that today, movies feel incomplete without it. Interestingly, it is not only the theatres where popcorns are best suited, they have evolved to be the perfect snack over time.

Having said that, there has been an evolution in the taste of popcorns as well. From choosing the best oils for making pop corn to loading it with juicy butter, the way we consume our favourite snack has evolved.

The salty and buttery popcorn experience, we are sure that you must’ve missed the aroma. Let’s take a look at few mouthwatering butter salt popcorn recipes:

1. Clarified Butter and Kusher salt popcorn

With its secret ingredient as coconut oil, you can give a try to this style popcorn to release the aromatic cinema experience. Begin with mixing the corn kernels with coconut oil and let them sit for a few mins. The next step to follow is tossing them in a pan or a lid besides introducing 20 grams of clarified butter (based on the quantity). You can top it off with either the normal salt or stick to the option of using a kusher salt. To prepare a kusher salt, you can start by grinding the salt in either mortar or pastel, you can also use coffee grinders to ease the process.

Listed below are the ingredients for the same:

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) popcorn kernels
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) clarified butter or ghee, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely ground kosher salt or table salt

2. Basic butter and salt popcorn

If you don’t like experimenting around your salt and butter popcorn, you could also stick to the basics. To prepare this simple yet tasty recipe, you need to start by heating oil in a pot. The oil can be anything ranging from refined to coconut. Once hot, add in 3 popcorn kernels and cover it so that it starts popping eventually.

Once done with the process of popcorns, time to prepare the savoury flavours. Set aside the ready popcorn and start preparing the magic. Heat butter of your choice (salted/unsalted) in a pan and then throw in the salt. Pour over corn and mix well, you are ready with the simple and elegant salt popcorn.

Listed below are the ingredients for the same:

  • Popcorn – ½ cup
  • Oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Butter – 3 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste

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3. The trio popcorn

As the fancy name goes, the trio popcorn is nothing but a delicate mixture of one of the best toppings in the world. The topping comprises of salt, butter and a little black pepper to give it the munchy flavour.

To prepare this extremely satisfying popcorn dish, you can start by heating oil of your choice in a pot. You could add a bit of walnut or avocado oil too as it is one of the best oils for making pop corn. Once heated, add in your popcorn kernels of desired quantity, stir it a bit and cover it to start popping eventually.

Now, its the time to introduce the trio to our hot popcorns. Set aside the ready popcorn and let it cool for some time. Meanwhile, heat butter of your choice (salted/unsalted) in a pan and then add a pinch of salt besides introducing a pinch of pepper (freshly crushed is preferred). Once the mixture is ready, pour it over the corn that was being cooled in the meantime and mix it well. Congratulations, you are ready to serve one of the best and delicious salt and butter-based popcorns.

Listed below are the ingredients for the same:

  • Popcorn – ½ cup
  • Oil (Avocado or walnut) – 1 tablespoon
  • Butter (salted or unsalted)- 3 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly crushed black pepper

Popcorns can be one of your comfort food and when it comes to comfort food, no one is ready to compromise with the same. Interestingly, you could also experiment around the flavours by selecting the best oils for making pop corn.