Sweet Salty Popcorn

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Serves: 2
Course: Snack

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup corn kernels popping corn
  • 1/2 tablespoon rice malt syrup

Instructions

  • Heat a small saucepan on medium heat.
  • Add the rice malt syrup and 2 teaspoons of coconut oil.
  • Bring to a gentle bubble then add the butter and salt.
  • Remove from heat but keep warm.
  • In a clean, heavy based saucepan, heat the remaining coconut oil over medium to high heat.
  • Once hot, add corn kernels and stir to coat.
  • Cover and shake pan continuously, working quickly to avoid burning.
  • Once the popping sounds become less frequent, remove the pan from heat.
  • Work quickly again to stir through the rice malt caramel.
  • Transfer to a baking tray to cool well before serving.

Notes

Store in an airtight container in the pantry for 3-4 days.
* Replace the butter with coconut oil to make this vegan.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change. Sam Wood has over 18 years experience in the health and fitness industry, and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators. He is also the founder and trainer at Australia’s number one online fitness and nutrition program, and owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed.