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Chili Popcorn

Rated as 4.24 out of 5 Stars

"'For munching anytime, this savory snack is a fun alternative to popcorn with lots of salt and butter,' relates Mildred Davis from Hagerstown, Maryland. 'It gets nice zip from a coating of chili powder, garlic powder and Parmesan cheese.'"
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 5 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large resealable plastic bag or other 2-qt. airtight container, combine the Parmesan cheese and seasonings; mix well. Add popcorn; spritz with butter-flavored spray. Close bag and shake. Continue spritzing and shaking until popcorn is coated.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested with I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Spray.
  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (2 cups) equals 79 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 761 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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Most helpful positive review

Great recipe and a great way to liven up popcorn. I love the parmesan cheese coupled with the cayenne pepper.

Most helpful critical review

We are trying several recipes out for flavored popcorn to sell at a fundraiser bake sale. This was OK. I thought the addition of parmesan was weird, but it definitely needs it. The pizza popcorn...

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Great recipe and a great way to liven up popcorn. I love the parmesan cheese coupled with the cayenne pepper.

Really, really good. I used my air popper and just a touch of real butter instead of butter flavored spray. I also used nutritional yeast instead of parmesan cheese. It came out perfect.

very good added a little cayenne to spice it up.

I made this popcorn as a fun snack for my husband tonight, and since I don't do spicy- this is his review. ;) He thinks it can use a little more salt (we didn't really measure our salt, so wil...

OOOOhhhhh Wow!! This is great!! I just used a bag of butter flavored microwave popcorn and halved the recipe (no spray,though). Put the "spices" in a big bowl poured the popcorn on top and stir...

I've made something similar to this before, so I just eyeballed the seasonings according to my taste. I love popcorn, and this is one of my favorite ways to eat it.

Yummm! Scaled to 3 servings. Omitted butter spray. Nice heat and kick....very flavorful. Thanks!

We are trying several recipes out for flavored popcorn to sell at a fundraiser bake sale. This was OK. I thought the addition of parmesan was weird, but it definitely needs it. The pizza popcorn...

Awesome, what a great flavor!!! Used cooking spray instead of flavored butter! Will make again!!