Kettle Corn

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Kettle corn is a completely addictive snack that your whole family will love!  It’s quick and easy to make and once you taste it, you’ll be hooked for life!   

Kettle corn is popcorn that's been popped with some sugar, forming an almost glossy candy coating, producing a delicious slightly sweet and salty snack

Kettle corn popcorn is made with corn kernels, oil, butter and a wee bit of granulated sugar.

WHAT IS KETTLE CORN

Kettle corn is regular popcorn that’s popped with some sugar, forming an almost glossy candy coating, and producing the most delicious slightly sweet and salty snack that’s completely habit-forming.  It’s perfect for movie night or for those times when you’re just wanting something light to snack on. 

KETTLE CORN RECIPE

  • Peanut oil (or canola oil)
  • Unsalted butter
  • Yellow corn kernels
  • Granulated sugar
  • Salt 

HOW TO MAKE KETTLE CORN

This homemade kettle corn comes together in about 10 minutes start-to-finish.

  1. Heat canola oil and butter to a large pan.
  2. Add the corn kernels, then sprinkle the sugar over the top of the kernels.
  3. Shake frequently as you do when making popcorn to keep it from burning on the bottom 
  4. When the popping stops, turn off the heat.
  5. Pour the kettle corn into a large bowl and add the salt. 

EASY SNACK RECIPES

 

Kettle corn is popcorn that's been popped with some sugar, forming an almost glossy candy coating, producing a delicious slightly sweet and salty snack
Yield: 2 servings

Easy Kettle Corn

Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil (peanut oil will work too)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup yellow corn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Add the canola oil and butter to a large pan.
  2. Heat over medium-low heat until the butter melts.
  3. Add the corn kernels, then sprinkle the sugar over the top of the kernels.
  4. Place the lid on the top of the pan and increase the heat to medium-high.
  5. Shake frequently as you do when making popcorn to keep it from burning on the bottom and so all of the kernels are heated and pop.
  6. When the popping stops, turn off the heat. Pour the kettle corn into a large bowl and add the salt. Stir with a spatula or wooden spoon.
 

Notes

Note: You can substitute the granulated sugar with brown sugar for a caramel corn-like taste.

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