Easy Homemade StoveTop Popcorn with Coconut Oil

This easy stovetop recipe is the BEST way to make popcorn! You won't miss the artificial taste of bagged popcorn ever again!

Who doesn’t love a big bowl of buttery, salty popcorn on movie night?

Unfortunately, microwave and movie theater popcorn should be avoided since they are loaded with artificial flavoring and processed salt. On the other hand, homemade popcorn is a delicious treat that can be made with all natural, organic ingredients!

Homemade popcorn only takes around 5 minutes, so it doesn’t even take that much longer than the microwave. It’s also much less expensive!

Try this naturally delicious popcorn and you’ll have a hard time going back to the fake stuff!

Easy Homemade StoveTop Popcorn with Coconut Oil

Ingredients

  • ½ cup organic popcorn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • sea salt (optional)
  • melted butter or coconut oil (optional)
  • seasonings – cinnamon, garlic, etc. (optional)

Directions

  1. Make sure to have all of your ingredients, pan, lid, and bowl ready to go. Once the popcorn starts, you may not have time to dig around your kitchen looking for a bowl.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a covered saucepan on medium heat.
  3. Add two popcorn kernels to the oil and wait until they pop – this will tell you when the oil is ready. Carefully remove the two kernels.
  4. Add the rest of your popcorn to the oil – only enough for a single layer at the bottom of the pan. Put the lid back on the pan, slightly vented, and give the pan a few shakes.
  5. Monitor the popcorn (do not walk away), shaking the pan occasionally.
  6. As soon as the popping slows, remove the pan from the heat and let it finish popping.
  7. Carefully pour the popcorn into a bowl and drizzle with melted butter or oil and sprinkle with salt and other seasonings. Shake the bowl a few times to distribute the salt.
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Enjoy!

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Comments

  1. I so want to try this but I need to know what kind of oil are you using…extra virgin coconut oil or cold pressed. Thanks.

  2. Yum! Real popcorn and nothing extra…..unless you add it yourself. :)

  3. I use 1/3 of a cup of kernels in a microwave popper w/1 tbsp. coconut oil,
    Cold pressed from Costco. Little bit of salt or ? And it is sooooo Goood!!!! Satisfying
    & easily replaces breads, crackers etc. for me!!!
    Use w/soups, salads, veggies & by itself satisfies!

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