Black Pepper Kettle Corn

Sweet and savory flavors collide to pack loads of luscious character with a spicy kick into each tiny morsel. If you love popcorn, this recipe is an absolute must-make!

  • DISH TYPE
    Snack
  • OCCASIONS
    Entertaining
  • PREPERATIONS
    Make Ahead

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup unpopped popcorn kernels
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions

  • 1
    Heat the oil in an 8-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the popcorn and cook, shaking occasionally, 2 minutes.
  • 2
    Add the sugar, salt, and black pepper, cover and cook, shaking often, until popcorn begins to pop.
  • 3
    Continue cooking, shaking constantly to keep sugar from burning, until popping slows.
  • 4
    Remove from the heat and immediately pour into a large bowl.

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