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Spicy Popcorn Recipe

When I allow myself to indulge in a snack, I make this spicy popcorn. One batch doesn't last long at our house. You can add more or less red pepper flakes to suit your family's taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 10 cups popped popcorn
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Place popcorn in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine the butter, paprika, cumin and red pepper flakes. Pour over popcorn; toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and toss again. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 204 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.