Sunday, November 1, 2009

Sweet & Savory Popcorn

Yes, we know it looks like your everyday non-microwave popcorn, but trust's not!

This popcorn is special, but not so special that you only want to save it for special's special in the way that your friends get really excited to be invited over to watch a movie because they're hoping deep down inside that you'll make some Sweet & Savory Popcorn for them when they get there! It's a cheap, easy snack that's healthier than a lot of the alternatives. Don't be put off by the Chinese Five Spice powder,'s found in the spice aisle in your local grocery and is the star of this tasty don't want to skip it!

Heat up your stove and let's get poppin'!!!

Sweet & Savory Popcorn

1/2 c. unpopped popcorn
1/4 c. sugar
1/4 c. vegetable oil
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. Chinese 5-spice powder
1 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds

Put popcorn, oil and salt in a large kettle or saucepan. Cover with a tight lid and cook over medium heat. When corn starts popping, shake the pot in a back-and-forth motion. As soon as popping slows, remove from heat and add sesame seeds. Sprinkle 5-spice powder and sugar onto the popcorn and toss to coat. Sit back and watch all the eyes in the room light up when they taste your new treat!


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