Homemade Kettle Corn


  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sugar
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
  • ½ cup (125 mL) popcorn kernels (2 of the red cups)


  1. Add oil, sugar, salt, and popcorn kernels to bottom of the Family-Size Microwave Popcorn Maker. Cover with the lid, and leave the cup cover open to vent. Place the popper offset in the microwave.

  2. Microwave for 4–5 minutes, or until popping slows to about 1–2 seconds between pops.

  3. Let popcorn stand for 1–2 minutes to let the mixture crisp.


  • 4  servings

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. Nutrients per Serving (about 2½ cups/625 mL): Calories 200, Total Fat 1 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 290 mg, Carbohydrate 23 g, Fiber 4 g, Sugar 7 g, Protein 2 g

Cook's Tips:

Coconut oil is great for popping popcorn because it can take high heat. It adds a slight coconut flavor to the popcorn, but it isn’t overwhelming. You can use canola oil if you don’t have coconut oil.

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