stovetop popcorn
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Homemade Stovetop Popcorn

This delicious popcorn tastes just like warm, movie theatre popcorn minus the hundreds of bad ingredients. Warm, fresh and tasty, you will love making this mouth-watering treat!
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: popcorn
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 cup raw popcorn kernels
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • salt to taste
  • melted butter optional for topping


  • Place the vegetable oil in a large saucepan and heat on high heat.
  • When the oil starts boiling, place a few kernels in the saucepan. If they pop, the oil is hot enough, and you can dump the rest in.
  • Cover the saucepan and wait until the popping sounds stop (approx 5 minutes). From time to time, gently shake the sauce pan to prevent burning.
  • As soon as the kernels are done popping, take the popcorn out and place it in a large bowl.
  • Mix salt in the popcorn and top with melted butter.