specialty food spiced popcorn best popcorn SERVES 1_10
READY 7 mins
1/2 c or 8 tbs popcorn.
2 tbs Najo’s African seasoning or any of Najo spice blends.
3 tbs granulated sugar.
4 Tbls vegetable oil.
- Set a large bowl on the counter to pour your popped kettle corn into.*
- Take a large heavy-bottomed pot (with a lid) add oil and 3 kernels of popcorn. Cover and heat over medium-high heat (medium if your stove runs hot) until you hear all 3 kernels pop.
- Add the rest of your popcorn and shake the pan for a few seconds to coat the kernels. Pour sugar directly over the popcorn. Cover and shake for 3 seconds, rest for 3 seconds, repeat, until popcorn begins to pop steadily.
- Once that starts, shake pan mostly continuously, pausing occasionally to listen for breaks in popping. Once there is about a 2 second break between pops, pull from heat. 5. Remove lid and sprinkle seasoning over popcorn while stirring with a spoon to coat evenly. Put the lid back on and shake the whole pan for 30 seconds to evenly disperse the seasoning and coat the corn.7. Transfer popcorn immediately to your bowlAllow to cool for a couple of minutes (sugar will be VERY hot) before eating. Keep an eye out for unpopped kernels as you eat, and enjoy.