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Spicy microwave popcorn in a red and white popcorn box

Spicy microwave popcorn

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Enjoy a snack that’s healthier than crisps. Sesame oil adds flavour and helps the spices stick to the popcorn, but you can use olive or rapeseed oil instead

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal50
fat3g
saturates0.4g
carbs5g
sugars0.2g
fibre2g
protein1g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 50g corn kernels
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 2-3 tsp smoked paprika

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the corn kernels into a large heatproof bowl, cover and microwave for 5-8 mins, or until the popping stops.

  • STEP 2

    Stir in the oil and spices, and toss well to coat. Will keep in an airtight container for up to a week.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2022

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