Sweet and Spicy Popcorn Snack Mix

This popcorn packs a lot of flavor into very little prep time.

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:
  • 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
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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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