Spicy Mexican Chocolate Popcorn

There are so many delicious ways to spice up your snacks—here’s our take on popcorn that will warm you right up!

What You Need:

  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 2 Tbsps coconut oil (or canola oil)
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips – melted
  • Fine sea salt
  • Large, heavy bottom pot
  • Baking tray

 How It’s Made:

  1. In a large, heavy bottom pot, place oil and 3-4 popcorn kernels on stove on medium-high heat. Cover pot with a lid leaving a small opening to allow steam to escape.
  2. Once the popcorn kernels start to pop, add the remaining kernels, place the lid back on the pot remembering to leave a small opening.
  3. Gently shake the pot to allow steam to escape. Continue to shake the pot as kernels start to pop. Once popping slows, remove pot from heat.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix chili powder, cinnamon, and cayenne.
  5. With popcorn still in pot, sprinkle seasoning over popcorn. Place lid on pot and give it a good shake to spread seasoning evenly over kernels. If not evenly distributed, stir. Make sure all kernels have some seasoning.
  6. Spread popcorn evenly on baking tray in a row. Be careful not to make your layer of popcorn too deep, you may only be able to use half of the popcorn.
  7. Drizzle melted chocolate evenly over popcorn. Evenly layer remaining popcorn and drizzle with remaining chocolate. Sprinkle with finishing salt.
  8. Place popcorn in fridge until chocolate hardens.
  9. Break into pieces and enjoy!

Recipe Inspired By: allergygirleats.com

Serving Size: 8

Nutritional Facts:
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Calories 170
Total Fat 10g
Chol 1mg
Protein 1g

Sodium 471mg
Total Carbo 22g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 9g

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