One ingredient five ways: Popcorn

Lifestyle Monday 07/March/2016 18:24 PM
By: Times News Service
One ingredient five ways: Popcorn

Who doesn’t love eating popcorn? It makes for such a great energy boosting snack. Here are few ways to make it tastier.
Chocolate Popcorn
Take 1/2 cup popcorn kernels.Pop the kernels and spread it out on the baking sheet and let cool. Place the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl and melt for one minute. Once it gets a smooth consistency drizzle the hot chocolate over the popcorn kernels.
Parmesan Popcorn
In a bowl, whisk 2tbsp olive oil, 1 clove minced garlic, and 2tsp chopped rosemary. Take one bag of microwave salted popcorn. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of grated parmesan and toss to combine, then drizzle the rosemary olive oil. Season with fresh coarsely
ground black pepper.
Curried Popcorn
In a small bowl take 1/2 tsp curry powder,1/2 cayenne pepper, 1/2 tsp turmeric, and 1/2 salt and combine. In a saucepan, heat 2tbsp oil over medium-high heat and add 1/2 cup kernels and cover. Melt 1tbsp honey and 2tbsp butter in a small saucepan or the microwave. Pour over the popcorn, cover, and shake. Serve this sweet and spicy popcorn.
Wasabi Popcorn
Stir sugar, salt, wasabi powder and cayenne pepper, all 1tsp each in a small bowl. Set aside. Take a big pan and add 2tbsp of oil and add 1/2 cup kernels. Once they pop fully toss in the sugar-salt-spice mixture with 2tbsp butter.
Cilantro lime Popcorn
Heat one tablespoon of oil in a medium heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat. Add 1/2 cup popcorn kernels, cover the pan and let it heat up. While the popcorn pops, melt the butter in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Add the lime juice and cilantro and stir well. Remove from heat.