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Smoky Chili Flavored Popcorn | Dietitian Debbie Dishes
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Smoky Chili Popcorn

This savory homemade popcorn recipe is the perfect combination of smokiness, garlic, and spice.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American, Healthy
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 147kcal


  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Dash of cayenne pepper powder


  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add 1-2 popcorn kernels to the pot.
  • Once the first kernel or two pops, pour in the other 1/2 cup of kernels and cover the pot with a lid.
  • Shake the pan occasionally as the popcorn pops. Wait until there is >5 seconds between pops and remove from heat.
  • Melt butter in the microwave. Pour over popped corn and toss to coat.
  • Sprinkle popcorn with spices and salt and toss again to coat evenly.
  • Serve!


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 446mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 197IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg