How to Make Homemade Microwave Popcorn at Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

Popcorn, quite famous with everyone especially movie-goers, is notorious for being exorbitantly costly. Yet, a movie is incomplete without having popcorn in your hands. If you can have homemade microwave popcorn, what would you do?

Majority would prefer to stay back at home and enjoy a movie night along with homemade microwave popcorn. Indeed, it’s much economical. Moreover, making popcorn at home takes just 5 minutes and hence, is worth your efforts.

It’s been a year since I and my friends began hosting movie nights at each other’s places and enjoying homemade microwave popcorn. With yummy snacks in our hands, we stay glued to the screen.

Host a movie night at your place next time and make microwave popcorn at home, all by yourself. To learn more, jump to Homemade Microwave Popcorn recipe below and follow directions given.

Ingredients for Homemade Microwave Popcorn Recipe

Ingredients Amount
Popcorn (not popped) 1/2 cup
Oil 1 teaspoon
Salt 1/2 teaspoon

How much time will it take ?

Preparation time Cooking time Total time
2 minutes 3 minutes 5 minutes

Homemade Microwave Popcorn Recipe

Homemade Microwave popcorn recipe
  1. Combine popcorn ( not popped ) and oil in a bowl.
  2. Take a brown paper lunch sack and coated corn is to be poured onto it.
  3. Drizzle salt over it.
  4. Seal the ingredients by folding the bag’s top.
  5. Now, cook for about 2-3 minutes in the microwave at full power.
  6. When you open the bag, take proper care to avoid steam.
  7. Put in a serving bowl.
  8. Serve hot.

Nutritional Information of Homemade Microwave Popcorn Recipe

Calories 137.1
Proteins 4.1 g
Dietary fiber 4.9 g
Sugars 0.4 g
Carbohydrates 24.6 g
Fats 3.1
Saturated fat0.4 g
Calcium 3.7 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Potassium 97.1 mg
Sodium 388.6 mg
Calories from fat28.1

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