Spicy microwave popcorn

Enjoy a snack that’s healthier than crisps. Sesame oil adds flavour and helps the spices stick to the popcorn, but you can use olive or rapeseed oil instead

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 50
  • fat 3g
  • saturates 0.4g
  • carbs 5g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 0g


  • 50g corn kernels
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 2-3 tsp smoked paprika


  1. Tip the corn kernels into a large heatproof bowl, cover and microwave for 5-8 mins, or until the popping stops.

  2. Stir in the oil and spices, and toss well to coat. Will keep in an airtight container for up to a week.

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