Chef’n Popcorn Popper + Recipes

Did you know that a cup of air-popped corn has only 30 calories! Researchers* have also discovered one serving of popcorn has up to 300mg of antioxidants – nearly double the 160mg for all fruits per serving. They also found that the crunchy hulls of the popcorn have the highest concentration of antioxidants and fibre.

Make homemade microwave popcorn for yourself or for the whole family in just minutes. The Chef’n Popcorn Popper is constructed completely from high-heat resistant silicone. The fun design of this reusable maker unfolds as kernels pop giving you up to 10 cups of popcorn per batch. The Popcorn Popper can be used with or without butter or oil. Choose “natural” for the air-popped healthier option or experiment with these recipes below!

* http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2120346/Forget-day-Popcorn-antioxidants-fruit-vegetables.html
Natural Popcorn

Natural Popcorn

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Ingredients

Popcorn

Directions

  • Fill the base of the popcorn maker.
  • Fold the lid in place
  • Microwave for around 2 minutes (depending on your microwave)
  • Enjoy! This will make 10 cups of popcorn.
Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth


Ingredients

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1/8 cup sugar

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon organic vanilla powder

3 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • Place 5 TBSP of popcorn kernels in the bottom of the Poptop.
  • While the popcorn is popping add all the seasonings to the Mason shaker and set aside.
  • Melt butter in microwave safe dish.
  • Layer in seasoning with melted butter over hot popcorn.
  • Mix to coat.
  • Enjoy!
Homemade Ranch

Homemade Ranch


Ingredients

1/8 cup dried parsley

½ tablespoon dill

½ tablespoon garlic powder

½ tablespoon onion powder

¼ teaspoon dried basil

¼ teaspoon black pepper

¼ teaspoon sea salt

3 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • Place 5 TBSP of popcorn kernels in the bottom of the Poptop.
  • While the popcorn is popping add all the seasonings to the Mason shaker and set aside.
  • Melt butter in microwave safe dish. Layer in seasoning with melted butter over hot popcorn.
  • Mix to coat.
  • Enjoy!
Rosemary Lemon

Rosemary Lemon


Ingredients

½ lemon squeezed

3 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon finely minced rosemary

¼ teaspoon sea salt

Directions

  • Place 5 TBSP of popcorn kernels in the bottom of the Poptop.
  • While the popcorn is popping add all the seasonings to the Mason shaker and set aside.
  • Melt butter in microwave safe dish, and combine with lemon juice.
  • Layer in seasoning with melted lemon butter over hot popcorn.
  • Mix to coat.
  • Enjoy!
Chocolate Drizzle Popcorn

Chocolate Drizzle Popcorn

Serves 4

Source: http://nutritiontwins.com/chocolate-drizzle-popcorn/

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Ingredients

¼ cup popcorn kernels

16 Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Chips, 60% Cacao

Directions

  • Using a hot air popper, freshly pop the kernels.
  • In the meantime, line a baking sheet with wax paper.
  • Once the popcorn is fully popped, gently spread it out on the baking sheet and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Place the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl covered by a paper towel and melt for 45 seconds to 1 minute and 30 seconds – the time depends upon each microwave oven. The key is for the chips to completely melt and have a smooth consistency. Stir if necessary.
  • Drizzle the hot chocolate over the popcorn kernels. Allow your delicious dessert to cool for 10-15 minutes. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information, per 2 cup serving

113 calories, 4 g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 19g carbohydrates, 3.2g fiber, 3g sugar, 1g protein