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Cajun Popcorn Recipe
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Cajun Popcorn Recipe

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"Authentic Cajun popcorn is actually deep-fried crawfish tails seasoned with peppery spices," explains Bogalusa, Louisiana field editor Ruby Williams. "But we like this lighter, simpler version made with real popcorn. It's our favorite TV snack."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 quarts popped popcorn

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 77 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; set aside. In a small saucepan, heat oil over medium for 1 minute; add seasonings. Cook and stir over low heat for 1 minute. Place the popcorn in a large bowl; add seasoning mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 3 quarts.
Originally published as Cajun Popcorn in Taste of Home June/July 1996, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 77 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 4, 2013

I do not have an air popper but do have a stove top whirley pop pot so I just added the seasonings to the popping oil and this is now one of my favorite popcorn flavors!!!

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Reviewed Feb. 10, 2013

Very good. Spicy. Nice change-up from traditional. I like how it uses canola oil instead of butter.

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2012

Tasty!!! I mixed the ingredients and tossed the popcorn with it. I didn't cook the spices and it tasted great!

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2011

LOVE IT! I use olive oil and it turns out great.

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

I made this for the first time for company. There wasn't anything left of it and they wanted the recipe. Very quick and tasted wonderful.

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