Chili-Lime Popcorn Recipe

Chili-Lime Popcorn is a zesty and addictive snack that combines the heat of chili powder with the tanginess of lime. This popcorn is made by popping corn kernels in a pot or using a popcorn maker, then tossing them with melted butter, chili powder, lime zest, and lime juice. The result is a flavorful and crunchy treat that is perfect for movie nights or parties. The combination of spicy and citrusy flavors will keep you coming back for more.

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Ingredients for Chili-Lime Popcorn Recipe

  • 0.06 cup Popcorn Kernels
  • 1/2 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.13 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 0.13 Lime, Zest And Juice
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: Chili-lime Popcorn Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Pop the popcorn kernels using a pot or a popcorn maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • STEP 2.In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat.
  • STEP 3.Add the chili powder, lime zest, and lime juice to the melted butter.
  • STEP 4.Stir the butter mixture until well combined.
  • STEP 5.Pour the butter mixture over the popped popcorn.
  • STEP 6.Toss the popcorn gently to coat it evenly with the butter mixture.
  • STEP 7.Sprinkle with salt to taste.
  • STEP 8.Serve the chili-lime popcorn immediately or let it cool before storing.

Cooking Tips

  • For an extra kick, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the chili-lime mixture.
  • Make sure to zest the lime before juicing it to get the most flavor.
  • Store the popcorn in an airtight container to keep it fresh and crunchy.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the chili-lime popcorn in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • Serve the popcorn as a snack or as a fun appetizer for parties.
  • Pair the popcorn with a refreshing drink like a cold beer or a citrusy cocktail.
Nutrition
value
87
calories per serving
9 g Fat< 1 g Protein2 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    9g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    2g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    9g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    9mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    5mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    5mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    8mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    12mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp