Korean Sweet-Salty Popcorn

Korean Sweet-Salty Popcorn


  • 2 1/4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil, divided
  • 1/2 garlic clove, grated
  • 3 tablespoons unpopped popcorn


  1. Combine brown sugar, soy sauce, 1 1/2 teaspoons oil, and garlic in a small jar; cover and shake until emulsified and sugar dissolves. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons; swirl to coat. Add popcorn; cover and cook 3 minutes or until kernels pop, shaking pan frequently. When popping slows down, remove pan from heat. Let stand 1 minute or until popping stops. Drizzle with sugar mixture; toss well to combine. Serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings (serving size: about 2 2/3 cups)

147 calories

  • FIBER2.0g
  • PROTEIN2.0g
  • SODIUM194.0mg
  • FAT7.7g
  • SUGARS7.0g
By | 2018-03-05T19:55:28+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Recipes, Snacks|Comments Off on Korean Sweet-Salty Popcorn