It’s extremely rare that I blog a recipe that doesn’t use the Thermomix, in fact I think there is only one other recipe on my site that is made the old fashioned way! This Sweet ‘n’ Salty Popcorn, though, is something that is impossible to make in a thermie and well worth sharing, so here it is!
70g coconut oil
50g raw sugar (unfortunately rapadura and coconut sugar do not work in this)
150-200g popcorn kernels
1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
1. Place a large frying pan over medium heat. Add oil and sugar. Stir until oil is hot.
2. Add popcorn kernels – I have given you a range of weight to use, you don’t want to overcrowd the pan. Give it all a stir so the kernels are coated in the oil/sugar, then place lid on pan to keep the heat in.
3. Kernels should start to pop fairly quickly. Once they do, watch the magic happen (if your frying pan lid is glass!) Give the pan a good shake a few times while it pops, being sure you are holding the lid on. When the popping slows right down, immediately remove the lid and transfer popcorn to a large bowl to prevent burning.
4. Sprinkle with salt. Combine with a large spoon. Serve immediately and store leftovers in an airtight container.