Our family loves to eat popcorn. We typically buy microwave popcorn so we can enjoy it whenever we want without digging out our air popcorn appliance.
However, all of the salt and oil that is found in pre-packaged microwave popcorn is not the best nutrients for our bodies. While microwave popcorn is convenient, it’s not the healthiest snack, especially if you buy the movie theater butter popcorn. (My favorite!)
A few weeks ago my husband read how to make your own microwave popcorn to save money. He experimented with different amounts of popcorn kernels and different times for popping. He finally came up with a result that works perfectly in our microwave.
Here is the super-simple process he used:
Take 1/3 cup of popcorn kernels and put them in a paper sack. We used the lunch size sacks.
Fold the top over and place in the microwave.
Cook the popcorn for 1 minute 15 seconds.
And there you have it…a full bowl of delicious popcorn! Almost all of the kernels popped and there was no burning. Add your favorite seasonings to flavor the popcorn.
I have a 1200-watt microwave oven. You may have to adjust the time if you have a smaller microwave.
What are some of your favorite snacks?