Stove Top Popcorn

COOKING TECHNIQUE:

Cook: to heat food, typically done on a stovetop.

 

GLOSSARY:

Popcorn: Corn of a variety with hard kernels that swell up and burst open when heated

 

Recipe #1: HOMEMADE

STOVETOP POPCORN

YIELD: 8 servings

INGREDIENTS:

 

½ cup popcorn kernels                                  

¼ cup vegetable oil

 

Optional after popcorn is popped:

     Dash of table salt

     2 Tablespoons butter

 

METHOD OF PREPARATION:

 

Chef Note:

Use olive oil and sea salt for a healthier version

1.     Poor popcorn seeds and oil into large pot and cover with the lid.

2.    Cook on stovetop on high. Listen closely and turn off burner when the popping slows way down.

3.    Be very careful not to let your popcorn burn.

4.    Move pot to an off burner and remove lid carefully.

5.    Transfer popcorn to large mixing bowl.

6.    If desired melt butter and salt in microwave to pour over your popcorn.