POP-arazzi! Popcorn Picks for Your Oscars Viewing Party

February 17, 2015 | By | Comments (1)

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What’s your popcorn wearing this awards season? Here are six stunning ways to dress-up that plain-old popcorn for an Oscar party (for under 150 calories per serving!)

Tip! For an even coating, spread popcorn out on a baking sheet, drizzle the melted oil butter over top and toss. Sprinkle with the seasoning mixture, toss again, then transfer to a bowl.

Start with 10 cups of air-popped popcorn (from 1/2 cup kernels), then deck out with…

Togarashi Seasoning Blend
2 teaspoons superfine sugar
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
¾ teaspoon ground ginger
3/8 teaspoon table salt
1 ½ teaspoons coarsely ground Sichuan peppercorns
3 tablespoons sesame oil
1/3 cup crushed roasted seaweed snacks

– Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Toss popcorn with sesame oil. Sprinkle with spice mixture and toss to coat. Toss in crushed seaweeds snacks.

Serves 5
CALORIES 146; FAT 9.4g (sat 1.3g, mono 3.8g, poly 3.9g); PROTEIN 2g; CARB 14.9g; FIBER 2.7g; CHOL 0mg; IRON 0.7mg; SODIUM 181mg; CALC 4mg

 

Sweet and Savory Seasoning Blend
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon superfine sugar
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon Aleppo chile flakes (or crushed red pepper)
3 tablespoons olive oil

– Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Toss popcorn with olive oil. Sprinkle with spice mixture and toss to coat.

Serves 5
CALORIES 143; FAT 9g (sat 1.2g, mono 6.1g, poly 1.2g); PROTEIN 2.8g; CARB 14g; FIBER 3g; CHOL 0mg; IRON 0.7mg; SODIUM 196mg; CALC 4mg

 

Buttermilk Ranch Seasoning Blend
3 tablespoons powdered buttermilk
1 teaspoons dried dill
2 teaspoons dried parsley
1 teaspoon onion powder
3/8 teaspoon table salt
3 tablespoons olive oil

– Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Toss popcorn with olive oil. Sprinkle with spice mixture and toss to coat.

Serves 5
CALORIES 139; FAT 8.9g (sat 1.2g, mono 6.1g, poly 1.2g); PROTEIN 2g; CARB 13g; FIBER 2g; CHOL 0.4mg; IRON 0.7mg; SODIUM 181mg; CALC 16mg

 

Citrus Poppy Seasoning Blend
2 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar
2 teaspoons lime zest
2 teaspoons poppy seeds
3/8 teaspoon table salt
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon canola oil

– Combine the first four ingredients. Toss popcorn with oil and butter. Sprinkle with spice mixture and toss to coat.

Serves 5
CALORIES 120; FAT 6.5g (sat 1.8g, mono 2.7g, poly 1.7g); PROTEIN 2g; CARB 14g; FIBER 3g; CHOL 6mg; IRON 0.7mg; SODIUM 176mg; CALC 26mg

 

Honey Sesame Seasoning Blend
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 tablespoon canola oil
5 teaspoons honey
3/8 teaspoon table salt

– Toast sesame seeds in a small skillet over medium heat. Add butter and oil; remove from heat. Stir in honey and salt. Drizzle over popcorn and toss to coat.

Serves 5
CALORIES 149; FAT 7.6g (sat 2g, mono 3.2g, poly 2g); PROTEIN 3g; CARB 19g; FIBER 3g; CHOL 6mg; IRON 1mg; SODIUM 177mg; CALC 37mg

 

Cinnamon Red Hot Seasoning Blend
1 tablespoon superfine sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon (preferably Saigon)
½-3/4 teaspoon cayenne
3/8 teaspoon table salt
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon canola oil

– Combine the first four ingredients. Toss popcorn with oil and butter. Sprinkle with spice mixture and toss to coat.

Serves 5
CALORIES 118; FAT 5.9g (sat 1.8g, mono 2.6g, poly 1.2g); PROTEIN 2g; CARB 15g; FIBER 3g; CHOL 6mg; IRON 0.6mg; SODIUM 176mg; CALC 7mg

COMMENTS

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