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Coconut Popcorn

Serves: 8 cups (2 L) popcorn

Prep Time: 5 min

Total Time: 15 min

Recipe Ingredients

2 tbspCoconut Oil, Divided30 mL
1/2 cupPopcorn Kernels125 mL
1/2 cupDesiccated Sweetened Coconut125 mL
1/2 tspSalt2 mL

Nutritional information

Per serving 2 cups (500 mL)
Protein3 g
Total fat11 g
Sat fat9 g
Carbohydrates22 g
Fibre5 g
Sugar4 g
Sodium320 mg

Recipe directions

  1. Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) coconut oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Step 2

    Put a few popcorn kernels into the oil and cover. When kernels pop, add remaining kernels. Cover, remove from heat and let stand 30 sec.

  3. Step 3

    Return pan to heat. When the kernels begin to pop, shake pan every few seconds. Once the popping slows down to about 3 seconds between pops, remove pan from heat and pour popcorn into a large bowl.

  4. Step 4

    Return pan to heat. Add remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) coconut oil and let melt, 1 min. Pour melted coconut oil onto popcorn; sprinkle coconut and salt over popcorn and mix well to coat.