Magic Popcorn Munchies
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: Follow your popcorn directions
  • Servings: 2-6
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Popcorn
  • 1. Brown Butter–Lemon
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 16 cups hot popcorn
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2. Ranch
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1-ounce packet ranch seasoning mix
  • 16 cups hot popcorn
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • Season with salt
  • 3. Garlic-Herb
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 grated garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon each finely chopped fresh rosemary, sage and thyme
  • 16 cups hot popcorn
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 4. Parmesan-Rosemary
  • 16 cups hot popcorn
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 5. Frito Pie
  • 12 cups hot popcorn
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter
  • 4 cups Fritos (or other corn chips)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar
  • 2 chopped scallions
  • Season with salt
  • 6. Truffle Toss
  • 16 cups hot popcorn
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons truffle oil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 7. Movie Theater
  • 1 stick butter
  • 16 cups hot popcorn
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 8. Veggie Pulse
  • 2 cups mixed veggie chips
  • dehydrated snap peas
  • 8 cups hot popcorn
  • 2 cups each veggie chips
  • dehydrated snap peas
  • Season with salt
  • 9. Sesame
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon each sugar and kosher salt
  • 16 cups hot popcorn
  • 10. Sushi
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons each vegetable oil and soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons each toasted sesame oil and rice vinegar
  • 16 cups hot popcorn
  • 2 cups torn roasted seaweed snacks
  • 1 cup wasabi peas
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1. Brown Butter–Lemon Cook 6 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat until browned, about 7 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest; drizzle over 16 cups hot popcorn. Toss with 2 teaspoons kosher salt.
  2. Ranch Popcorn (No. 2)
  3. 2. Ranch Melt 4 tablespoons butter with a 1-ounce packet ranch seasoning mix; toss with 16 cups hot popcorn and 2 tablespoons chopped chives. Season with salt.
  4. 3. Garlic-Herb Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a saucepan; add 4 grated garlic cloves and 1 teaspoon each finely chopped fresh rosemary, sage and thyme and cook1 minute. Drizzle over 16 cups hot popcorn and toss with 2 teaspoons kosher salt.
  5. 4. Parmesan-Rosemary Toss 16 cups hot popcorn with 1/2 cup grated parmesan, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary and 2 teaspoons kosher salt.
  6. 5. Frito Pie Toss 12 cups hot popcorn, 6 tablespoons melted butter, 4 cups Fritos (or other corn chips) and 2 tablespoons chili powder; spread on baking sheets. Top with 2 cups shredded cheddar and 2 chopped scallions. Bake at 350 degrees F until the cheese melts, 3 minutes. Season with salt.
  7. 6. Truffle Toss 16 cups hot popcorn with 6 tablespoons melted butter, 1 1/2 tablespoons truffle oil, 1/4 cup grated parmesan, 1 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  8. 7. Movie Theater Melt 1 stick butter in a small saucepan over low heat, skimming off the foam and solids; drizzle over 16 cups hot popcorn and toss with 2 teaspoons kosher salt.
  9. 8. Veggie Pulse 2 cups each mixed veggie chips and dehydrated snap peas in a food processor until powdery; toss with 8 cups hot popcorn and 2 cups each veggie chips and dehydrated snap peas. Season with salt.
  10. 9. Sesame Heat 6 tablespoons butter with 2/3 cup sesame seeds in a small skillet over medium heat until the seeds are toasted, about 5 minutes. Stir in 1 tablespoon each sugar and kosher salt; toss with 16 cups hot popcorn.
  11. 10. Sushi Whisk 1 1/2 tablespoons each vegetable oil and soy sauce with 2 teaspoons each toasted sesame oil and rice vinegar; drizzle over 16 cups hot popcorn. Toss with 2 cups torn roasted seaweed snacks and 1 cup wasabi peas.
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