Sweet and Spicy Popcorn Snack Mix

  • Recipe courtesy Andrea Albin for Cooking Channel
Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
9 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Sweet and Spicy Popcorn Snack Mix:
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 to 9 cups freshly popped plain unsalted popcorn, preferably popped on the stovetop
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup pepitas

Directions

Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the sugar until melted, and then add the chili powder, lemon zest, salt and cayenne. Add the popcorn, almonds and pepitas, and toss to coat.

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