No-Oil Stovetop Popcorn (with Cheesy Chipotle Mix)

Servings: 3 quarts

Get the Saucepan!

No oil is required to make this fresh and healthy stovetop popcorn when using a Teflon™ coated nonstick pan. Save the calories for yummy toppings!


Ingredients: (Popcorn)

⅓ corn kernels, or to cover pan bottom

¼ stick butter, melted

1 teaspoon or more fine salt


Cheesy Chipotle Mix:

1 teaspoon chili

½ teaspoon sweet paprika

¼ teaspoon each: cinnamon, oregano, cilantro, coriander

2 tablespoons cheddar popcorn seasoning

1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil

½ tablespoon apple cider vinegar

½ cup smoked pork jerky

  Popped delicious popcorn in a teflon pot.
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Single-layer kernels in 3-quart saucepan coated with Teflon™ nonstick. Heat to medium; add lid. When kernels pop, turn heat to medium-low; at 2 seconds apart, popping is almost done. Remove from heat, pour into bowl; add melted butter and salt, or chipotle combo: mix oil with vinegar & drizzle or spritz popcorn. Mix dried spices & cheddar popcorn seasoning; toss with corn; sprinkle with jerky.